If you would like information on baptism for a child or for yourself, please phone Ralph the Rector.
The children decorated the Christmas tree in Ashover Church
If you would like to discuss wedding arrangements, please phone Ralph the Rector.
Welcome to our website
Welcome to our website and to our four churches set in the rolling farmland of the Amber Valley in Derbyshire.
The parishes of our four churches are a Mission and Ministry Area within the Diocese of Derby and the Church of England.
We believe we can live out our Christian faith by "working and playing together, with God, for people" - this is the motto of the Amber Churches.
To learn more about us and our churches, have a look round our website - and we hope we will be able to greet you soon in person.
The Revd Ralph Lawrence
Our Faith - Christianity
Maybe you have questions about what it means to be a Christian - what we believe, how a man called Jesus who died 2000 years ago can be saviour and a friend. Please click on this link to learn more about Christianity.
Our Lifeline - Prayer
If you would like to see how Christians talk to God through prayer, or get hints on how to set about this, please click on this link.
Prayer of the Month
In this season of springtime and planting, a prayer written by the women of the Philippines for the Women's World Day of Prayer.
God of justice and mercy,
whose nature is generous abundance and overflowing love,
you made us to thrive and grow through work with you,
as stewards of your creation.
Bless us and those in the Philippines and throughout the world,
who plant and harvest.
We pray that all who do so are rewarded with the loving generosity
you showed to humanity in your Son Jesus Christ,
sharing and enjoying the harvest with all.