Poppy stars at General Assembly

Poppy Thorpe helped to present and launch URC Children at the meeting of the United Reformed Church General Assembly at the Hayes Conference Centre in Swanwick, Derbyshire on 9th July 2022. Poppy says it was “her best day ever” and hasn’t stopped talking about it. She contributed to the presentation and discussion and in the […]

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Leprosy Mission Sunday

High on a hill in Nepal at the Leprosy Mission Anandaban Research Centre, pioneering work is taking place to reach the greatest height of all – ending leprosy. But the lab is at risk of closing due to its age, limited facilities and the effects of the major earthquake in April 2015. When he led […]

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Service of Celebration for the ministry of the Reverend Caroline Andrews

Members of all the churches in the North Derbyshire Resource Area joined in a warm and lively service of welcome to their new minister, Revd Caroline Andrews, on 20th March 2022 at St Andrews. Members of Caroline’s family, her friends and members of her former church at Saltaire were warmly welcomed to the service which […]

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Welcome to Revd Caroline Andrews Induction Service changed

“I am so looking forward to beginning my new ministry in Derbyshire” declares Revd Caroline Andrews as she prepares for her induction as minister of the North Derbyshire Resource Area. After an unexpected last minute change the service was held by Zoom on 26th February and you can watch it on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQH30m0QiI0 A service of […]

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World Day of Prayer

The World Day of Prayer is a Women Led, Global, Ecumenical Movement which takes place on the first Sunday in March. The services being held in the Chesterfield Area on Friday 4th March are at Holymoorside URC at 10.30am, Loundsley Green Church at 2.00pm and at Hasland Methodist Church at 10.30am. This year’s service has […]

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John Robertshaw

It is with deep sadness that we report the death of our dear friend John Robertshaw who passed away In his sleep on the 22 December 2021 aged 89. John and his wife Marion had been members of St Andrew’s for over 40 years. He served as an Elder and on the Finance and Property […]

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