Children receiving a lit christingle as a sign of Jesus as the light of the world 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 in Ashover ChurchMaud the donkey visits Ashover church on Palm Sunday

The warden gets a helping hand with the hymn numbers 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.

Click here to see the calendar for January.

Click here to see the calendar for February.

Sunday Service Pattern

Church1st Sunday2nd Sunday3rd Sunday4th Sunday
Ashover 10.45 amHoly CommunionFamily ServiceHoly CommunionHoly Communion
Brackenfield 9.15 amHoly CommunionMorning PrayerNo serviceHoly Communion
Handley 10.45 amMorning WorshipMorning WorshipHoly CommunionMorning Worship
Wessington 9.15 amNo serviceHoly CommunionHoly CommunionFamily 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.