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



OCTOBER and NOVEMBER 2016
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THE REVD ARON SIMPSON IS NOW THE  VICAR OF SWANWICK AND PENTRICH. WELCOME ARON and BELLA!

Swanwick churches  - "Christians Together in Swanwick" - now join Valley CIDS at the Salt Pot on The Green for "first Monday" prayers, 3.30-7 pm.

On 25th October "Christians Together in Swanwick" will visit Rowthorne Residential Home where they will hold a brief service.

On 6th November at 4pm Swanwick church holds the annual "Commemoration of Life", a time of reflection and appreciation for those who have been bereaved, either recently or not so recently.  Please contact us for details.

On 13th November both churches hold a Remembrance Day service, 9.30am at St. Matthews Pentrich, 11am at Swanwick.  (10.55 for a short service at the Swanwick War Memorial before the service starts). 

On 19th November there will be a Christmas Craft and Gift Market for the benefit of Swanwick St. Andrew's, held at Swanwick School and Sports College from 11am to 4pm.  With stalls selling silver and costume jewllery, cards, knitting and sewing crafts and Christmas crafts this is a perfect place to begin Christmas shopping.  As well as the renowned St. Andrew's home-made cake stall, there will also be dolls house furniture, nearly-new items from the Sylvanian Families range, plus  nearly-new  books and a range of stalls representing our local organisations and their take on the forthcoming festivities.   Not to be missed!

On 26th November (just before St. Andrew's day on 30th November) St. Andrew's will hold their annual Gift Day.  The church will be open from 9.30am to 2.30pm to receive gifts - refreshments will be available and all are welcome.







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