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Church Wardens updated 26/11/05
Anne Garbutt : +44 (0)1780 410563
Christopher Samler : +44 (0)1780 410401
Saints Day added 01/08/03
Reproduced from Glenside
News : August 2003
Sunday 29 June was Saint Peter's Day, the Patron Saint of Creeton
he was of course better known as the leader of the Apostles. In
later life, it is genrally accepted, he became the leader of the
early Church and he died a martyrs death in Rome probably in 64AD.
The Emporer at the time being Nero who blamed the Chritian Church
for the Great Fire of Rome and persecuted it. St Paul also died
at the same time, but not in the same way. St Paul was by birth
a Roman citizen, and had the right to decapitation by the sword.
St Peter had no such protection and was crucified like his Master.At
his own request he was hung on the cross upside down, he felt he
was unworthy to die like Jesus. His siant's day falling on a Sunday
Creeton PCC decided to hold a service of Evensong to mark the occasion.
This took pace and was followed by a fund raising supper in Creeton's
Old Rectory for which I would like to thank Christopher and Ziggi
Samler whose home it is. The preacher was Bishop Alistair Redfern
of Grantham. His wife Jane had planned to be with him but illness
prevented it. Please rememebr her in your prayers, she is not at
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