Sunday October 3rd 2021, 18th Sunday after Trinity

Services for Sunday 3rd October

10am Harvest Service with Thanksgivings Service led by Revd Peter Bold. Live and Online.
There will be the fourth in a series of five sermons on the ‘Five Marks of Mission’.
You can watch online at 10am or later by clicking on:

Donations of canned and dried goods will be given to Sheffield Cathedral Archer project.
Cash donations will go to Christian Aid’s Corona Virus Appeal: Give thanks for your coronavirus vaccine - Christian Aid

After Service refreshments. There will be tea, coffee and biscuits after the morning service

1.30pm we are hosting the NE Derbyshire Council Service, renewing our Covenant with the Armed Forces, as part of a day of events in Dronfield. Please come and join in.

6.30pm Holy Communion Service led by Revd Peter Bold.

Service Pattern on ordinary Sundays for the next two months
First Sunday in the month:

  • 9.30am Holy Communion
  • 11.15am Family Service with Thanksgivings
  • 6.30pm Holy Communion

Second, Fourth and Fifth Sundays in the month:

  • 10am Holy Communion

Third Sunday in the month:

  • 8am Holy Communion
  • 10am Family Communion (with Music Group)


Readings Mathew 25: 31 – 40 and Psalm 8

God, our judge and saviour,
teach us to be open to your truth
and to trust in your love,
that we may live each day
with confidence in the salvation which is given
through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN.

Please remember in your prayers: Marion Giles, Bernard Broadhead, Pat Walker, Reg Creaser,
Edith Hobson, Faye Jowell, Brenda Jones, Jonathan Prescott, Elaine Godwin and Emily (Ian Price’s granddaughter)

We also remember the family and friends of Elsie Hubbard and Irene Dace.

Coffee after the Sunday services - 11.45am by Zoom:
We invite you to “virtual” after (or before??) service refreshments, by clicking on the link below at 11.45 am or afterwards. Please bring you own coffee or …?

Cleaning? Could you help with a “big church clean” – date to suit volunteers. Please have a word with Derek Millington or Peter.

Church open for private prayer
The church will be open for private prayer Wednesdays 9.30am - 4pm, Sundays 11.30-4pm

The Parish Office Opening Hours
The office is open to visitors Monday to Friday 9.30 – 12.00

 Wednesdays at Eight Organ Recitals.

 Don’t miss this week’s recital!

  • October 6th Nigel Gotteri

Here are the dates for the upcoming Organ recitals:

  • November 3rd John Silverton
  • December 1st Adam Parrish
  • January 5th  Eric Singleton

 Refreshments are provided and all donations go to Church funds.

Re-pointing of Church Extension: This essential work has started to prevent water ingress, thanks to our volunteers Will, Peter and Derek. Hopefully this will not cause too much disruption over the next few weeks however there will be a large amount of dust and noise. Thank you for your understanding.

News: As we can’t meet together as we used to do, do you have any news to share?
Please send items to the office by 12noon on Wednesday.

Ladies Voices concert in Dronfield Parish Church at 7:30pm on Saturday 2nd October. The concert is completely free, however there will be a collection on the night for the ‘Life Project’.

Please email or message Rob at  to provide details for ticket reservations.

The concert will be broadcast live on their YouTube channel too.

Have you taken up any creative hobbies over the past 18 months?
We would love to share pictures of things people have been doing or created over this difficult period. Showing that something positive has come out of this difficult time.

Cathederal Archer project write: ‘We really value your support with our Harvest appeal, it gives us vital supplies to keep the 70-90 people who use our project everyday fed with hot meals and food parcels; as well as some basic toiletries that we often take for granted’.

Below is a list of some of the items we are asking for as part of this year's appeal:

Tinned Foods
Pot Noodles
Tea bags
Shaving Foam
Shower Gel