The Benefice of Swanwick and Pentrich
St Andrew's and St Matthew's


   Welcome!    

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.
If there’s anything you can’t find here or any further information you need please
contact us.

We now have a new "Events" page - as from 16th June. This is where you will find information about future concerts, special services - and of course parachuting bears!  

Easter Day lost property?   Contact us via the website

St. Matthew's Church is  open during the summer from 10am to 4pm. 


June Services: St. Andrew's Swanwick and St. Matthew's Pentrich

DON'T FORGET EARLY BIRDS ON SUNDAY 18TH JUNE  - AN INFORMAL HALF-HOUR OF STORY AND SONG, STARTING AT 9.45 am. 

18th June: 

Swanwick: 8am Holy Communion (BCP)   9.45 am "Early Birds" , story and song for the very young.  11am Holy Communion

Pentrich:  9.30 am Holy Communion.  6 pm Evening Prayer.

Saturday 24th June: "Last Night of the Proms" band and organ concert with the Blidworth Welfare Band and Keith Hearnshaw at the organ.  Refreshments from 7pm, concert starts at 7.30.   Tickets are £7.00 including refreshments and are available at the door or in advance - please contact us via the website for tickets/information.

25th June:

Swanwick:  11am Holy Communion  4pm "Crossroads", craft based worship for all

Pentrich:  9.30 am Holy Communion. 

"Thy Kingdom Come" is a global prayer movement, initiated by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York and now an international and ecumenical call to prayer  during the period 25th May to 4th June - from Ascension to Pentecost.  There will be special services of prayer at 7.30 pm in St. Andrew's Church on Ascension Day, Thursday 25th May and on Thursday 1st June, also Prayer Walks on 30th and 31st May - details above.  

A reminder -  the annual "Last Night of the Proms" brass band and organ concert is on Saturday 24th June.  Refreshments from 7pm, music starts at 7.30.  Tickets are £7.00 including refreshments.  Please contact us via the website for tickets/information.

Keith Hearnshaw is back - also the Blidworth Welfare Band.  Terrific musicians all. Plenty of flags to wave too.




Alternatively visit 'Services' for more detail





Service times
  • St Andrew's, Swanwick

    Sundays 11.00 am CW Communion
    First Sunday "All Together" worship
    1st & 3rd Sunday 8.00 am      BCP Communion
    2nd & 4th Sundays 4.00 pm    "Crossroads" Craft based worship for all
    3rd Sunday 9.45 am               "Early Birds", story and song for the very young

    Wednesdays 10.00 am            Holy Communion in the Old School House 


  • St Matthew's, Pentrich

    Sunday 9.30 am     Holy Communion
    Sunday 6.00 pm     Sacred Space - 1st Sunday
                                  Evening Prayer - 3rd Sunday



Our Key Priorities are:
To worship God
To grow in faith
To serve the people in our community
To live and share the love of Jesus



 

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