Buckingham Palace has announced today, 8th September 2022, the sad news of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This is a significant bereavement for our nation and will be felt deeply by many of us.
She will be missed and mourned by many.
We thank God for the life of Queen Elizabeth and her faithful dedication, humility and care for the people of this country and further afield for the last 70 years.
We pray for her family and friends in their grief as they come to terms will their loss.
St Peter’s Church, Thornton, will be open tomorrow from midday until 7 pm for private prayer. Everyone is welcome.
There will be a Book of Condolence for people to sign.
The church bells will be rung muffled from 12 noon.
The church will also be open to everyone during the weekend from 10 am until 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday. You are welcome to join the church service at 10.30am on Sunday.