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.
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. 

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

23rd July

Swanwick:  11am Holy Communion.  4pm Crossroads.  Our theme for this week is "Listening to God"

Pentrich:  9.30am Holy Communion.  

30th July:

As this is the fifth Sunday of the month, there will be a "United Benefice" service of Holy Communion at 11am in St. Andrew's Church for the congregations of both Swanwick and Pentrich Churches.  There are no services at Pentrich on 30th July. 

6th August

Swanwick:  8am Holy Communion ((BCP)  11am "All Together" Service.   Pentrich:  9.30am Holy Communion.  6pm Sacred Space

Monday 7th August in St. Andrew's Church - Toddler Service.  Tea and toast from 920 followed by fun, story, prayer and song - finished by 10am.

Thursday and Friday 10th/11th August in the Old School House:  "Treasure Seekers Holiday Club" in conjunction with Valley CIDS.  Games, crafts and drama, 10 - 3pm for 4-11 year-olds.  £2 per child per day.  Join us on this year's new quest with the Guardians of Ancora as they search for the lost story-treasures to reveal who Jesus is.   Please contact us on the website for further information.

13th August

Swanwick:  11am Holy Communion.  4pm Crossroads.  CELEBRATION PARTY!    Pentrich:  9.30am Holy Communion. 

20th August

Swanwick:  8am Holy Communion (BCP)  11am Holy Communion.  Pentrich:  9.30am Holy Communion.  6pm Evening Prayer.


27th August

Swanwick:  11am Holy Communion.   NO CROSSROADS THIS WEEK.  Pentrich:  9.30am Holy Communion

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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