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.
The warden gets a helping hand with the hymn numbers
October Harvest Festival Services
Please note that not all services for Harvest follow the usual pattern. Wessington Harvest Festival is on 7th October at 9.15 am, Ashover Harvest Festival is on 14th October at 10.45 am, Brackenfield Harvest Festival is on 21st October at 3.00 pm and Handley Harvest Festival is on 21st October at 10.45 am.
Sunday Service Pattern
|Church||1st Sunday||2nd Sunday||3rd Sunday||4th Sunday|
|Holy Communion||Family Service||Holy Communion||Holy Communion|
|Holy Communion||Morning Prayer||No service||Holy Communion|
|No service||Morning Worship||Holy Communion||Morning Worship|
|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.