Canon Haydn Christopher Smart R.I.P.

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A Requiem Eucharist in Celebration and Thanksgiving for the life and ministry of Fr. Haydn will take place at St Kyneburgha’s Church, Castor, PE5 7AX at 12noon on Saturday 23rd November 2019 Fr Haydn’s coffin will be brought into the church on Friday 22nd November and the church will be open on this day between… Read more »

Donating to our Church via TEXT message

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It is now possible to make a donation to our church using your mobile phone and text messaging – perfect for those Sunday mornings when you find you might not have any cash in your wallet for the plate. To make a £10 donation towards the running costs of our ancient church, please text STK… Read more »

Blues Mass – Friday 15th November 2019

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A special service of Holy Communion will be held in Castor Church on Friday 15th November at 7pm. Styled a ‘Blues Mass’, it will feature the Dave Thomas Band, who have appeared regularly at Blues events in Castor Village Hall. There is no charge for admission to the Blues Mass, but there will be a… Read more »

Peterborough Homeless Helpers need your help! Donations Needed

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Canned food such as baked beans, chopped tomatoes, fruit (cans with ring pulls please) Bottled water (500ml size is ideal) Snacks, crisps, biscuits Toiletries – deodorant, shampoo, shower gels (part bottles are welcome) Sanitary products Clothes – clean, serviceable adult clothing – coats, jeans, jumpers, t- shirts, shoes & socks (mens and ladies) Rucksacks, yoga… Read more »

Castor Church presents fundraising cheque to Peterborough Hospital

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(2nd February 2018) Stewart Francis and David Lowndes with Rev. David Ridgeway and Jo Morris from our church were delighted, last week, to present a cheque for £758 to Dr. Sivakumaran, Consultant Haematologist at Peterborough City hospital for the Haematology Research fund. The donation represented 50% of the funds raised at our recent ‘In conversation… Read more »

Five Parishes Journal (vol 2) now available…

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SOME MORE LOCAL HISTORY:  You may know of the book “Five Parishes – Their People and Places” published in 2004 and its sequel, the Five Parishes Journal published in 2006. Both cover the history of this village and our neighbouring villages. The original book is out of print (though CD’s can be bought and the contents are all available on-line). Copies… Read more »

Website for St Kyneburgha Building Preservation Trust

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The St Kyneburgha Building Preservation Trust now have a dedicated website – why not take a look for information regarding the activities of The Trust and planned events to support their work?  http://www.castorchurchtrust.co.uk/ 

Castor Church in Pictures

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  Award winning photographer, Lester Milbank has taken photos of many events in Castor over the past 6 years. One of his Exhibitions can still be seen in St Kyneburgha Church.  All his photographs are now available to view, download or purchase a print with a third of all proceeds being donated to St Kyneburgha… Read more »