Family life & relationship courses

At St Peter's we want to support people in all their relationships, whatever situation they find themselves. Whether married, bereaved, engaged, divorced, and with or without children, we offer a range of courses and events to encourage, strengthen, and restore relationships. 

If you have any questions about any of our Family Life courses/events, please get in touch

Although based on Christian principles, all our courses and events are open to those with or without a Christian faith or church background.

Parenting Teenagers

The Parenting Teenagers Course is for any parent, step-parent or caregiver of children aged 11–18. The evening includes refreshments and discussions on topics such as meeting our teenagers’ needs, developing emotional health and helping them make good choices. It's a great chance to catch up, share and learn from one another.

Parenting Children

The Parenting Children Course is suitable for any parent, step parent or caregiver of children aged 0–10. The evening includes refreshments and discussions on topics like setting boundaries and building character. It's a great chance to catch up, share and learn from one another.

The Marriage Preparation Course

The Marriage Preparation Course is for any engaged couple or those exploring the possibility of marriage to help develop strong foundations for a lasting marriage. Set around a meal and the chance to talk just as a couple, it covers effective communication, commitment, resolving conflict keeping love alive, and shared values.

When is it?

The course starts Tuesday 2 April for 5 consecutive weeks. Get signed up here

The Marriage Course

The Marriage Course is an opportunity for any couple (whether married or living together, whether thriving or struggling) to invest in their relationship. No group work, just a romantic meal for two and a chance to discuss topics like communication, forgiveness and dealing with conflict.

When is it? 

The course starts on the 1st March for 7 weeks, you can sign up here!

One Parent Families

For any single parent with dependent children living at home, whether divorced, separated, widowed or never married.

These lunches are an opportunity to connect with others and find encouragement, support and inspiration. They include family games and activities, a short talk and time to discuss issues such as how to help a hurting child, reasons for hope and the link between a child’s heart and their behaviour.


Get in touch

  • St Peter's Church
    York Place
    BN1 4GU
    United Kingdom
  • 01273 698 182