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


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.
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Sunday 16th April - EASTER DAY

Swanwick: 7 am: Easter Sunrise and Holy Communion.  Gather in the churchyard around the fire for Easter Sunrise and lighting the Paschal Candle, followed by Holy Communion in Church, tea and toast.

Pentrich: 9.30 am: gather in the churchyard around the fire, lighting the Paschal Candle and then onward into church for a service of Holy Communion

Swanwick: 11 am: Paschal Candle and Easter Communion celebration.  (there may be eggs ...)

Sunday 23rd April

Pentrich: 9.30 am Holy Communion

Swanwick: 11 am Holy Communion:  4 pm Crossroads

Sunday 30th April

Pentrich: 9.30 am United Benefice service of Holy Communion.  No services at Swanwick on 30th April. 

A reminder of our forthcoming children's services: 

12th April - "Messy Easter" - children accompanied by adults join in a morning of crafts, activities, songs, stories - and lunch. Swanwick's Anglican, Baptist and Methodist churches together present this activity day, which is free of charge.  10am to 1pm.

The next Crossroads service for families will be on 23rd April, then 14th May. 

The monthly Monday service for Toddlers will be on 8th May, tea and toast from 9.20, story and song from 9.40.

Early Birds for young children will next take place on Sunday 21st May. 

Alternatively visit 'Services' for more detail

Service times
  • St Andrew's, Swanwick

    Sundays 11.00 am CW Communion
    First Sunday Family Worship
    1st & 3rd Sunday 8.00 am      BCP Communion
    2nd & 4th Sundays 4.00 pm    Crossroads 
    3rd Sunday 9.45 am               Early Birds are back!

    Thank you to those who joined us on 15th January.
    Next Early Birds: 19th February 9.45 am
    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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