Swanwick and Pentrich Churches
- St Andrew and St Matthew -


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From the end of June we will no longer update this website, and all news, events and services will be found on the new site as per link above.  Contact messages will still be monitored and answered as quickly as possible.  The June services are listed below.  We can't resist posting all the forthcoming events however!  Starting with the "Last Night of the Proms" band and organ concert - here follows the press release. 

Now with world-class ranking, Blidworth Band returns to Swanwick’s St. Andrew’s Church on 23rd June for their traditional “Last Night of the Proms” band and organ concert, with celebrated organist Keith Hearnshaw at the pedals. With refreshments from 7pm and music from 7.30 pm, the audience can be guaranteed an evening of high quality musicianship plus the opportunity to sing along with the “Last Night” favourites. Tickets are £7.50 including refreshments and are available in advance or on the door. Call 01773 605291 for information and tickets. 


Saturday 29th September – the return of Pye Hill Male Voice Choir, now with their new music director Linda Darnell, locally based soprano, music teacher and former member of the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company. This time Pye Hill are accompanied by no less than the Cwmbran Male Voice Choir for their first appearance in Swanwick.

Sunday 7th October – celebrating Harvest Festival in unique St. Andrews’ style by parachuting bears descending from the church tower. As well as the harvest displays, the church also offers a teddy  trail, teddy bears’ picnic and grown-up bears’ refreshments too. There may be a visit from a ballerina bear too!

Saturday 13th October – Inner Wheel present a concert by “Sonara” in aid of Hearing Dogs for the Deaf. Refreshments will be provided by St. Andrew’s Church members.  

Friday 16th November – the Alfreton branch of Cancer Research UK present a concert by “Dale Divas”. Refreshments will be provided by St. Andrew’s Church members.  

PLEASE NOTE - During the summer months St. Matthew's church is open to visit, 10-4pm.  

Sunday 10th June

Swanwick - 11am Holy Communion, 4pm Crossroads - this week THE PRODIGAL SON - How Deep is the Father's Love

Pentrich - 9.30am Holy Communion

Sunday 17th June

Swanwick - 8am and 11am Holy Communion

Pentrich - 9.30am Holy Communion, 6pm Evening Prayer

Sunday 24th June

Swanwick 11am Holy Communion - 4pm Crossroads, This week DANIEL IN THE LION'S DEN - How many ways to make a lion!

PLEASE HAVE A LOOK AT THE "OLD SCHOOL HOUSE" PAGE.  In our main ground floor meeting room we now have projection facilities via TV monitor.  In addition we have two smaller meeting rooms on the first floor, where toilet facilities and kitchenette are also available.   For bookings please contact us via the website or our Facebook page. 

Service times
  • St Andrew's, Swanwick

    2nd, 3rd, 4th 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

    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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