86th Anniversary Celebrations at St Andrew's Church

Sunday 16 July 2017 is the 86th Anniversary of the founding of St Andrew's United Reformed Church in Chesterfield. The first service being held in Chesterfield's Market Hall.

Picture of the 86th Anniversary cake being cutGeorge Mather, grandfather of the lady in the photograph was a Founder Member of St Andrew's Church and was present at that first service.

ECO Church - Climate Change - A Letter from Tuvalu

A Letter from Tuvalu, Polynesia

by Tafue Molu Lusama, General Secretary of the Ekalasia Kelisiano Tuvalu (Tuvalu Christian Church).

Tuvalu is among the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change and rises in sea level.

A Prayer for London Tower Fire

A Prayer is offered in response to the terrible fire in a London Tower Block.

The moderators of the United Reformed Church General Assembly, Kevin Watson and Alan Yates, offer a prayer following the Grenfell Tower fire disaster.

Access the Prayer here:

A Prayer on the URC National Website

A Prayer for London

The Revd Dr Peter Stevenson, Minister of Crossway URC, London reflects on Saturday night's terror attack in the capital, and offers a prayer for us all.

Access the prayer here:

Prayer on the URC National Website


Celebrating Freedom Sunday June 11 2017

As part of the United Reformed Church year of Feast and Festivals Celebrations:

Sunday 11 June 2017

Celebrating Freedom
Across the East Midlands Synod
A synod-wide festival encouraging all local churches to spend some time, on the same day as others, to focus on the theme ‘Celebrating Freedom’.

ECO Church

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Statement from Churches Together in England's Presidents

Statement from the Churches Together in England's Presidents, following the Manchester Attack

‘Our thoughts and prayers are with all those bereaved and injured by the cruel, senseless terrorist attack in Manchester. May God grant them strength and courage. Our faith teaches us that even the worst of evils can never defeat love, so we pray that the people of Manchester, of all faiths and none, will discover a renewed unity as they respond to this atrocity with compassion, dignity and hope.'

St Andrew's Church Summer Fair

St Andrew's Church Summer Fair  Saturday 24 June 2017 2.00pm - 4.00pm

There will be the usual stalls of plants, bric-a-brac, handicrafts, cakes, jams, books, raffle and tombola in the Church Hall.

Refreshments will be served in the church.picture of people enjoying tea in the church

Dementia Friendly Churches

Both Churches, Holymoorside and St Andrew's, are striving to become Dementia Friendly Churches, where those living with Dementia and their Carers are welcome and find the Church catering for their needs.

For more information regarding Dementia Friendly Churches visit the Livability website.

Christ is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Alleluia!

Christ is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Alleluia!

Love so amazing, so divine, demands my soul, my life, my all.

The grave could not hold our victorious King! He rose from the dead to bring salvation to the world.

The Lord is risen indeed.

"It is true! The Lord has risen and has appeared to Simon." Luke 24 :34


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