At the christingle service in mid December children receive an orange with a lit candle in the middle - this signifies the coming of Jesus as a light to the world.
Maud the donkey visits Ashover church on Palm Sunday
The warden gets a helping hand with the hymn numbers
Sunday services usually run according to the pattern shown below but for full details of current services and events please check details on this month's calendar.
Sunday Service Pattern
|Church||1st Sunday||2nd Sunday||3rd Sunday||4th Sunday|
|Ashover 10.45 am||Holy Communion||Family Service||Holy Communion||Holy Communion|
|Brackenfield 9.15 am||Holy Communion||Morning Prayer||No service||Holy Communion|
|Handley 10.45 am||Morning Worship||Morning Worship||Holy Communion||Morning Worship|
|Wessington 9.15 am||No service||Holy Communion||Holy Communion||Family Service|
If there is a fifth Sunday in the month then there is one service for all the churches with the venue rotating round the churches - please check details on the calendar for the month.
Children are welcome in services
Each church has a children's corner with books and games for young children and they are welcome at all services - see the Youth page for activites for youngsters of all ages.
Accessible to all
Each church also has easy access facilities, toilets and, apart from Brackenfield church, a hearing aid loop.