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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Revd Jenny Mills to lead worship at Holymoorside URC

Revd Jenny Mills will be leading worship at Holymoorside United Reformed Church on Sunday 6th February 2022.  Holymoorside has extended an invitation to members of all the churches in the North Derbyshire Area to join them for this special service.  The service is at 10.30am and is followed by a buffet lunch. Jenny is the […]

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 […]

Christmas coffee morning and Foodbank collection Saturday 4th December 10.30am – 1.00pm

Come and join us for coffee, cake and Christmas stalls – and bring your gifts for the Foodbank! There will be coffee and tea and home made cakes and scones. There will also be a couple of stalls. One will be selling cakes, jam, preserves, mince pies, and other Christmassy food and drinks. Another will […]

Christmas at St Andrew’s and result of collection for Christian Aid.

All are welcome to our Christmas services and events.  Our preparations start with our Advent Sunday service at 11.00am on 28th November.  We will light the first candle in our Advent ring that day and another candle will be lit on each Sunday up to Christmas.  On Saturday 4th December we are holding a Coffee […]

St Andrew’s makes plastic free pledge

St Andrew’s Church Meeting on 19th September 2021 agreed to sign the Plastic Free Communities Pledge and become a Plastic Free Ally in Chesterfield. The Pledge asks us to: Work to remove at least three single-use plastic items from our day to day activities Commit to include our stance on single-use plastics in communications Raise […]

rowan tree with berries

Berries on our tree! Hedgehogs in our garden!

As Autumn approaches, the rowan tree we planted has a bright cluster of berries. Food for the birds and a pleasure for people to see. A young hedgehog has been spotted – rather dangerously crossing the car park. As a large hedgehog was seen earlier in the year, there must be a couple who have […]

Rise to the Moment – Relay to COP26

Great excitement when St Andrew’s welcomed the Rise to the Moment walkers to Chesterfield on Saturday 4th September! The Young Christians Climate Network (YCCN) are walking from Cornwall to Glasgow in Relay to draw attention to climate change and the pressing need for climate justice. The young people, and plenty of older supporters, will be […]

Guidance for Worshipping Safely during Covid-19 – Update January 2022

27th January 2022 Although rules have been relaxed from today, St Andrew’s is keeping the regulations set out below to help keep people safe. Please ENTER the church building by the FRONT DOOR ONLY.  You do not need to wear a face mask in the church garden/car park but you MUST have your mask on […]