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


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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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TUESDAY 23RD MAY.  ST. ANDREW'S CHURCH IS OPEN TONIGHT, 6 TO 7.30 PM. FOR PRAYERS.   WHATEVER FAITH OR DENOMINATION - ANYONE AND EVERYONE WISHING WISH TO PRAY FOR THOSE INVOLVED IN LAST NIGHT'S TRAGEDY, PLEASE JUST COME.

Our "Events" page has a temporary malfunction (we sincerely hope it's temporary) - until we can get this fixed we're listing events on the home page - below - please get in touch for more information. 

Easter Day lost property?   Contact us via the website

St. Matthew's Church is  open during the summer from 9am to 5pm

May Services: 

7th May:  St. Andrew's Swanwick and St. Matthew's Pentrich

Swanwick: 8am Holy Communion (BCP)  11 am "All Together" service

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

14th May:

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

Pentrich:  9.30 am Holy Communion

21st May:

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.

ON 20th MAY THERE IS A "BEETLE DRIVE" and "JUST DESSERTS" evening organised by Pentrich Church.  This will take place in Pentrich Village Hall,7pm.  Tickets are £5 (£3 for primary school children).  Please contact us via the website for tickets/information.

"THY KINGDOM COME" 

THURSDAY 25TH MAY - ASCENSION DAY 7.30 pm in St. Andrew's Church, service of prayer. 

28th May:

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

Pentrich:  9.30 am Holy Communion. 

TUESDAY 30TH MAY.  2.30 pm, PRAYER WALK starting from the village car park behind the Old School House

WEDNESDAY 31ST MAY - 7.30 pm, PRAYER WALK starting from the village park behind the Old School House

THURSDAY 1ST JUNE - 7.30 pm in St. Andrew's Church.  Service of prayer. 

June 4th: "Pentecost" (Whit Sunday)

Swanwick: 8am Holy Communion (BCP)  11am "All Together" service.  

Pentrich: 9.30 am Holy Communion  6 pm Sacred Space. 

"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.  Contact us via the website for details. 




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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