BuzzFeed Features Island’s Unfinished Church

News  |  March 9, 2015

Popular social trend website BuzzFeed has featured St. George’s historic Unfinished Church in a post titled “The 28 Most Beautiful Abandoned Churches Around The World,” calling the properties “hauntingly gorgeous.” Other churches featured on the list include structures in Russia, Maui, Ireland, Italy, the United States, Macedonia, the United Kingdom, Indonesia, Turkey, Bulgaria, an... Read more

200th anniversary of sailor’s death marked

News  |  February 23, 2015

Scores of people gathered at St Peter's Church in St George at the weekend to mark the 200th anniversary of the death of Midshipman Richard Sutherland Dale. Governor George Fergusson and US Consul General Robert Settje joined St George Mayor, Garth Rothwell, and about 100 residents for the service on Saturday afternoon. “We had a good crowd turn out for the anniversary,” said Mr Rot... Read more

St Peter’s Church to receive grant

News  |  May 20, 2014

St Peter's Church in St George will remain open as a tourist attraction after the Bermuda Tourism Authority agreed to provide the historic building with a grant. There were concerns that the church, the oldest surviving Anglican church in continuous use outside the UK, could be forced to close to visitors because of a lack of funds. The attraction is open seven days a week, and pulls in more t... Read more

A great ambassador for St George’s and Bermuda

News  |  April 7, 2014

Dear Sir, Once more I write to your column, only this time a more happy occasion but sad at the same time. I would like to give recognition to a very special lady. Her name is Edith Clair Spencer from St George's, but was better known as Clair. She sadly passed away recently at 89 years young. In my estimation, Clair Spencer is truly a St George's Icon. Clair for many years was the organist... Read more

St Peter’s hosts Diamond Jubilee Service

News  |  June 4, 2012

 A Service of Thanksgiving for the Diamond Jubilee of HM the Queen was held at St. Peter’s Church in St. George’s, The service was followed by Jubilee Garden Party in the churchyard which featured the debut performance of the Jubilee Fanfare, commissioned of Major D. B. Robinson EM, Director of Music, Bermuda Regiment. Those in attendance included Governor George Fergusson, Deput... Read more

“This is something to be enthusiastic about”

News  |  March 19, 2012

St Peter’s Church was honoured with a title befitting its historic status in a royal ceremony yesterday afternoon. Hundreds of people packed into the church to see it officially receive the title, ‘Their Majesties Chappell’, a name dating back to the 1600s and the reign of King William and Queen Mary. The ‘intitulation’, granted by The Queen in her Diamond Jubliee year, marks the ... Read more

St Peter’s Church gets royal title

News  |  February 19, 2012

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, celebrating her Diamond Jubilee, has redesignated St Peter’s Church in St George’s as ‘Their Majesties Chappell’, in honour of the church’s 400th anniversary this year. The first of the Anniversary year’s events will take place on Sunday, March 18th, with a ‘Service to Celebrate the Intituling of St Peter’s as ‘Their Majesties Chappell, ... Read more

Students Decorate St. Peter’s Tree

News  |  December 8, 2011

On the eve of celebrating its 400th Christmas, some of the youngest Bermudians this week decorated the tree at Bermuda’s historic St. Peter’s Church.Rev. David Raths called the efforts by students from East End Primary and St. George’s Prep “wonderful”, adding the Christmas tree will be blessed this weekend.“We will be blessing the tree at the beginning of our service this Su... Read more