• Angela

    I was born in Ripon and have an older brother and sister. My parents took us to church and Sunday School. My parents were Christians and they became involved in a Christian camp which was held each year for children. As children, we went to these camps and when I was 7, I decided to […]

  • Philip

    I began to follow Jesus when I was in my last year at Primary School and have been trusting and following Jesus ever since. What do I mean, following Jesus?  I mean that I realised that life without God was pointless and meaningless.  I also realised that there were things in my life that God […]

  • Graham

    My name is Graham, I’m a follower of Jesus. I wasn’t always one. When I was much younger I had ideas that I would be in charge of my life. I had the usual dreams of being famous, rich, or popular. Well life doesn’t work out quite like that. I had heard a bit about […]

  • Mick


    Mick is now in his second spell as an elder at Peel street, having been one before when the Church was in the process of changing pastors. Mick and his wife Sarah have been members at Peel street for over 30 years and have seen many changes in that time. Being committed to a local fellowship is […]

  • Frank

    My name is Frank Whitford, I am more than seventy  years old and by God’s Grace, reasonably fit and healthy. I attended the Sunday School at Peel St from being an infant in 1936 to a boy in 1949. Then at the age of thirteen I turned my back on the church and on God, […]

  • Norrie

    Hello, my name is Norrie.  I am 54 years old and in July 2009 I was diagnosed with malignant melanoma in my eye.  Following radiotherapy treatment for this cancer in August, I was found in October 2009 to have a second type of cancer and I had radiotherapy for this in January 2010.  At the […]