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Advent and Christmas 2021


Welcome to our Advent/Christmas 2021 page. Here you will find details of our special services taking place over the festive period.

Duckmanton Methodist Church, 3pm, All Age Carol Service
Led by Tim Rossell, the All Age Carol Service will include a visit and contributions from Duckmanton Primary School.

Loundsley Green, 4pm, Community Carols – Rev'd Tracey Harris & Rev'd Sarah Colver


Central, 10:30am, Christmas Celebration

Our all-age worship on the 19th will be a Christmas celebration, hosted by our Circuit Youth Pastor, Tim Rossell. The service will be led by the young people from J-Gang, as they share their Christmas story. All our children and young people will be taking part and all are welcome to join us.

(Please note, this service will notbe streamed.)

Duckmanton, 3pm, Christmas Holy Communion Service 

A Holy Communion service with carols and lessons led by Rev'd Sean Adair.

Barlborough, 4pm, Carol Service
A service of carols and readings will be led by Rev'd Mark Carrick, with contributions from members of the church. This service is being offered to the communities of Barlborough and Clowne, and our friends from Clowne Methodist will be joining us.

Mince pies and refreshments will be available after the service.

Central, 6pm, Circuit Carol Service
A service of choir-led carols will take place at Central Methodist Church on behalf of the Derbyshire North-East Methodist Circuit at 6pm. Hosted by our Superintendent Minister, Rev'd Sean Adair, and featuring members of churches from across the Circuit, please do join us for an evening of carols and reflections.

Refreshments will be served after the service in the church hall.

All are welcome, but booking is essential. Please email to secure your seat.

Alternatively, this service will be available online, via our live-stream service. Full link details can be found here.

Whittington Moor, 6pm, Carol Service


Derby Road, 7pm, United CarolsService with St Augustine's

A communityservice led by Rev'd Sally Anne and Rev's Margaret Mwailu at St Augustine's.


Loundsley Green LEP, 3pm – Rev'd Tracey Harris

Brimington, 5pm – Rev'd Richard Harris

Central, 4pm, Christingle
An opportunity for the whole family to join together to sing carols, make the Christingle, and have a little festive fun! Led by Rev'd Mark Carrick, the afternoon service is open to all.

Please email to book a space.

(Please note, this service will notbe streamed.)

Clowne, 6pm, Carol Service
A service of carols and readings will be led by our resident Worship Leaders. This service is being offered to the communities of Clowne and Barlborough, and our friends from Barlborough Methodist will be joining us.

Mince pies and refreshments will be served before the service.

Hasland, 6pm, Community Carols by Candlelight
Lead by Rev'd Margaret Mwailu with refreshments available after the service.

Hasland, 11:30pm, Midnight Holy Communion
Late night communion led by Rev'd Margaret Mwailu.

Central, 11:45pm, Christmas Communion
On Christmas Eve, we will be holding our traditional night-time service where we will share communion together at midnight. Led by Rev'd Mark Carrick, this 30-minute service will lead us into Christmas Day as we celebrate Christ's birth.

If you are unable to join us in person, this service will be live-streamed and available online.


Duckmanton, 9.30am, Christmas Morning Family Service
A short service led by Rev'd Sean Adair.

Central, 10am, Family Christmas Service
Rev'd Mark Carrick will lead our service on Christmas morning, starting at 10am. Bring an unopened present and, as a church family, we will share in the joy of receiving gifts together.

This service will be live-streamed.

Loundsley Green, 10am – Rev'd Sarah Colver

New Brimington, 10am – Rev'd Geoff Fisher

Brimington, 10:30am- Rev'd Richard Harris

Storrs Road, 10:30am – Rev'd Tracey Harris

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