For Safeguarding please go to https://derby.anglican.org/en/safeguarding.html
The Vicar is currently on sick leave, so please for the time being call the administration office on 01773 541458 and leave your name, contact number and details of your request. Call-backs will be arranged as quickly as possible – the office is also manned on Monday and Thursday mornings.
There’s a lot going on in both St. Andrew’s in Swanwick and St. Matthew’s in Pentrich. Full information appears in “forthcoming events” – but the most immediate dates are given below.
On Saturday 9th November in Pentrich Village Hall – Quiz Night with Fish and Chip Supper presented by St. Matthew’s Church
REMEMBRANCE DAY 10th NOVEMBER
9.30 am in St. Matthews: Holy Communion and Remembrance.
In Swanwick the Scouting and Guiding groups will parade through the village, meeting at 10.45 at the War Memorial in St. Andrew’s churchyard. There is a 15 minute service including the last post, then at 11am all are invited into St. Andrew’s church for a service of remembrance for Swanwick’s three churches and the village community to remember together.
4pm in St. Andrew’s: “Crossroads” – “why do we remember ?”
Other services in November –
Sunday 17th: St. Andrew’s Swanwick, Holy Communion at 8 and 11am. St. Matthew’s Pentrich, Holy Communion at 9.30 am.
Sunday 24th: Holy Communion at 9.30 am in St. Matthews and 11 am in St. Andrew’s. Crossroads at St. Andrew’s, 4pm – this week “King of Kings” – why was Jesus born in a stable if he is a King? ”
Advance notice – Pye Hill Male Voice Choir are appearing in St. Matthew’s Pentrich on 7th December at 7.30 pm. Tickets from St. Matthew’s Church members – or call 01773 541458 and leave a message.
Another Advance notice – on 8th December you can make your own Christingle at Crossroads – and find out what it means
St. ANDREW’S CHURCH – SATURDAY 19th OCTOBER – 7.30 pm
The Sonara Singers are presenting a concert in aid of ABF The Soldiers Charity. The concert starts at 7.30 pm, tickets are £10.00 including refreshments. Call 01773 605291 for tickets or further information.
We are a community whose aim is to share the good news of Jesus’ love for all people through worship, Bible study, prayer, friendship, fellowship and fun.
ST. ANDREW’S CHURCH SWANWICK and ST. MATTHEW’S CHURCH PENTRICH
SUNDAY 6th October – 1st Sunday of the month
8 am Swanwick – Holy Communion
11 am SWANWICK HARVEST SERVICE
3-5pm Afternoon Tea with Teddy Bears’ Picnic – please bring your teddy along. There’s a Teddy Trail and Paper Plane Competition, Face Painting too