All our parish Christmas events are now on the site www.derbyshirechurches.org
3 - 23 December
Christmas Tree Festival, St Michael and All Angels, South Normanton
Opening service: 10.30am Sunday 3rd December followed by soup and sandwiches for viewing and fellowship. The church is then open for viewing and prayer:
Wednesdays (6th, 13th, 20th December) 10am - 4pm
Fridays (8th, 15th, 22nd December) 4pm - 8pm
Saturdays (9th, 16th, 23rd December) 10am - 4pm.
Viewing for community groups can be arranged outside of these tims is required. Please contact PCC Secretary.
15- 17 December
Christmas Tree Festival, St Peter's Littleover, 15-17 December, 10am - 4pm
Church open and refreshments served.
Howitt Junior School Choir, St Luke's Loscoe, 15 December
Christmas Carol Concert supporting Alzheimer's Society, Broadway Baptist Church, Derby, 15 December, 7pm
Many of us know folk whose lives have been affected by dementia. The Alzheimer's Society supports people living with dementia and their families, it funds vital work researching into defeating dementia and it campaigns to get the best care and support for people with dementia and their families. This year's fundraising Derby Carol Concert in Derby is at Broadway Baptist Church, 186 Broadway, Derby DE22 1BP. The concert starts at 7pm with doors opening at 6.30pm. Ticket prices are £8 per person or £12 combined (for a person with dementia and their carer). Tickets for children under 9 are £5. Tickets can be booked by ringing 0330 333 0804 or through the website www.alzheimers.org.uk and type Derby Carols in the search box. Tickets will also be available on the door.
Derwent Singers Concert, St Luke's Derby, 16 December
7.30pm. Tickets £10. Refreshments and raffle
Christmas Tree Festival, St Mary's weston on Trent, 17-18 December
Open 12 - 4pm each day. Display of trees, tombola, raffle, refreshments with homemade cake.
Carol Service, Holy Trinity, Ashford on the Water, 17 December,9.45am
Service of nine lessons and carols with choir.
Carol Service, St John the Evangelist, Hazelwood, 17 December, 3pm
Crib Service, St Paul's Scropton, 17 December, 3pm
Carol service, St Paul's Quarndon, 17 December, 4pm
Crib Service, St Peter, Hope, 17 December, 4pm - 5pm
Followed by light refreshments.
Nine lessons and carols, St Michael's Breaston, 17 December, 6.30pm
Carol Service, St Michael and All Angels, South Normanton, 6.30pm
Carols by Candlelight, St Leonards Shirland, 17 December, 6.30pm
Carol Service, St Helen's Grindleford, 17 December
Carols by Candlelight, St Luke's Loscoe, 17 December
Community Carol Service, St Michael's Breaston, 18 December, 7pm
An informal service for the community.
Carol singing around the village, St James Brassington, 18 December, 7pm
Meet outside Miner's Pub.
Carol Service, Central Methodist Church, Chesterfield, 7pm
Featuring traditional carols, readings and items by Andrea and Chris Wright - Folk Duo. Refreshments including mince pies available after the service. For enquiries please call 01246 568801 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Recitals at Eight, St John the Baptist Church, 20 December, 8pm
Seasonal music; Ken Ellis - Chesterfield, Geoff Gratton - Chesterfield, Matthew Yeomans - Stavely Parish Church. Car Parking available on Church Street, video link used to enable view of organ console during performance. Light refreshments served afterwards.
Carols on the village green, St Helen's Etwall, 20 December
Afterwards hot chocolate and mince pies in church.
Carol Service, St James Brassington, 22 December, 7.30pm
Loscoe School Carol Service, St Luke's Loscoe
Children's Nativity Service, St Michael and All Angels, 11am
Will include craft activities and lunch
Nativity Service, St Paul's Quarndon, 4pm
Christingle Service, St Paul's Church Dove Holes, 4pm
Crib Service, Holy Trinity, Ashford on the Water, 4pm
Family carols and Christingles, St Laurence, Eyam, 4.30pm
Carol Service, St James Smisby, 5.30pm
Crib service, St James Brassington, 6pm
Carol Service, St John the Evangelist, Derby, 6.30pm
A candle lit nine lessons and carol service. All warmly welcome.
Christmas Carol Service, All Saints Lullington, 7.45pm
Christingle, St Helen's Grindleford
Midnight Mass, St Michael and All Angels, South Normanton, 11pm
Midnight Holy Communion, St Paul's Quarndon, 11.15pm
Midnight Mass, St Mark Derby, 11.30pm
Carols and sung mass.
Midnight service, St John the Evangelist, Hazelwood, 11.30pm
Midnight Communion, St Laurence, Eyam, 11.30pm
Midnight Mass, Holy Trinity, Ashford on the Water, 11.30pm
Midnight Communion, St Luke's Loscoe, 11.30pm
Holy Communion, St James Smisby, 9am
Christmas Eucharist, St James Brassington, 9.30am
Family Christmas morning service, St Laurence, Eyam, 10.30am
Family Communion Service, St Michael and All Angels, South Normanton, 10.30am