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.

Our Events page has  information about future concerts, special services - and of course parachuting bears!  

More information about our services for families and children can be found on our "for children" page. 

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

Reminder - Early Birds and Crossroads started again in September.  10th and 24th for Crossroads - 17th for Early Birds

September and October Services - St. Andrew's Swanwick and St. Matthew's Pentrich

24th September

Swanwick: NO 11am SERVICE IN SWANWICK.  4-5pm "Crossroads" for all families - our theme is Harvest

Pentrich:  11am SWANWICK AND PENTRICH CHURCHES JOIN TOGETHER FOR PENTRICH CHURCH'S HARVEST SERVICE

1st October

Swanwick:  NO 8am SERVICE.   11am:  Holy Communion.

Pentrich:  9.30 am Holy Communion.   6pm Sacred Space.

8th October     WARNING - BEWARE BEARS TAKING PART IN SWANWICK'S HARVEST FESTIVAL, 8th OCTOBER

Swanwick: 8am Holy Communion (BCP)    11am   SWANWICK AND PENTRICH CHURCHES JOIN TOGETHER FOR SWANWICK CHURCH'S HARVEST SERVICE.  Our Harvest theme this year is : "God's Harvest of the World" - sharing what God has created.

and thenthe parachuting bears are back.  Bears will  be leaping from the tower parapet from 2 to 4 pm (registration from 1.30pm).  Meanwhile inside St. Andrew's church - teddy bear trail - teddy bears picnic - and for the first time in St. Andrew's church - PAPER PLANE FLYING COMPETITION.   Plus refreshments from 2-5 pm. "Crossroads" is included in the afternoon's events.  Contact us via the website for further details.  

15th October

Swanwick:  8am Holy Communion (BCP).  9.45 EARLY BIRDS for families with very young children  - The Very Scary Storm !!    11am Holy Communion.

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

22nd October

Swanwick: 11am Holy Communion.   4-5 pm CROSSROADS for all the family. 

Pentrich: 9.30am Holy Communion

29th October

Swanwick:  11am Swanwick and Pentrich and the Swanwick Mothers' Union join together in a service of Holy Communion on Bible Sunday. 

Pentrich:  no services at Pentrich.


 
 

 
 



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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