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While St.Mary’s is without a vicar, if you want to contact the church do feel free to use the following contact details:

Weddings and Baptisms: Anette Love – 01773 852180

For other matters contact the wardens:

Martyn Offord – 01773 853722

Michael Holmes – 01773 833210

There will continue to be the normal Sunday services. There is a said Prayer Book at 8am every Sunday. There are also services at 10.15am and 6.30pm. These are varied in theme and style and include Family, Celtic, Friends and Heroes for the children, Communion, as well as Healing and Bereavement. Check details on the church website.


Dates for your Diary:


Sunday September 16th..........Archdeacon at Morning Service 10.15 am

Saturday October 6th..............Beavers sleep-over in church

Sunday October 7th ...............Harvest Services

Saturday October 27th ...........Trace Taylor in concert in church

Sunday October 28th .............Memorial Service in church 4pm

Friday November 9th..............Lesley Smith performs ‘Peggy Knight’ in church 7.30pm

Sunday November 11th..........Centenary Remembrance Service. Ringing of bells in

remembrance of end of WW1 approx 7.05pm

Sunday December 2nd ...........Toy, Tin and Christingle Service in church 4pm

Sunday December 16th ..........Carol Service in church 6.30pm

Thursday December 20th ......Carols round the Tree – Market Place 7.00pm

Monday December 24th.........Crib Service in church 4.00pm

Monday December 24th ........Christmas Eve Service in church 11.30pm

Tuesday December 25th ........Christmas Day Service in church 10.15 am






Lesley Smith will be performing the role of Peggy Knight in NovemberLesley Smith, the always popular re-enactor of historical figures, is returning to Crich on Friday November 9th. As part of the Remembrance observance she will be performing the role of Peggy Knight; the event is in aid of CHIKs, our local charity supporting children in Kenya. Peggy Knight was an understated heroine, who lived in the shadows as a member of Churchill’s Special Operations Executive during WW2. This young woman was a shorthand typist in 1944 at twenty-four years of age, living in north London.

Suddenly she found herself recruited and after just two short weeks of training was parachuted into enemy-occupied France. What Peggy achieved fighting alongside a politically divided Resistance already in disarray is truly amazing, and she was decorated for her heroism by three different nations, before returning to a normal life and marriage. Learn more of those tense months in France and Peggy’s immense courage and patriotism as she looks back on her experiences. Keep an eye out for publicity and tickets later in the year.



Popalong Baby & Toddler Group: Friday mornings in term time at Crich Wesleyan Chapel, Chapel Lane, 9.30am – 11.30am

Contact Lynda Gray (01773 857921)

Stay and Play Baby & Toddler Group: Wednesday mornings in term time at All Saints, South Wingfield, Church Hall, 9.30am – 11.30am

Contact Denise Baker (01773 831101)