0n 30th March we invite you to our Spring Coffee Morning which will be held in Wirksworth Memorial Hall from 10am to 12 noon. There will be different stalls – cakes, tombola, hamper, gifts, raffle, refreshments etc. It is always a very pleasant morning when friends, old and new, meet together and have a chat etc over a hot cuppa. We look forward to welcoming you.
On Tuesday 5th March 2019 Carole and Roy are arranging a Coffee Evening in the Glenorchy Centre, Chapel Lane, Wirksworth when they will be showing slides of their holiday in Dumfries and Galloway. They will show slides set to music and Carole and Roy will be delighted to see you. The admission is £4 and the money raised will be for the URC.
On Friday 4th January we invite you to come to a Folk Carol Celebration which will begin at 7pm. There will be carols in folk style (some with traditional words, some with new words) mixed with a variety of Christmas readings. Come along and enjoy this celebration.
Our Christingle Service will be held on 6th January at 10am and will be held in the Glenorchy Centre, Chapel Lane, Wirksworth (next to the United Reformed Church). We look forward to welcoming you to this lovely service.
Our Christmas Carol Service will be held on Sunday 23rd December at 6pm. Come along and enjoy our service and put Christ into the centre of your Christmas.
On Sunday 16th December at 10am our Sunday Explorers will be leading the service. The interesting title is “What’s the Point?” – do come along and share worship.
Our Annual Christmas Dinner (prepared by the men of the church) will be held on Saturday 15th December at 6.30pm. The event will be held in the Glenorchy Centre and we all look forward to being together on this social occasion.
On Saturday 17th November we will be holding our Christmas Bazaar in the Memorial Hall. A considerable amount of hard work is done in preparing the lovely stalls and we invite you to come along and enjoy looking around the stalls, having a cuppa and meeting old friends and making new friends. The Bazaar will be from 10am to 12 noon.
With the success of previous games events a further Games Event in the Glenorchy Centre is planned for Sunday evening 21st October 6 – 7.30pm. Come and have a fun evening where you can join friends new and old playing Boccia, Skittles or Board Games, or just sit and chat. Refreshments served. This is an event for young people aged 11-18 years to be held in The Glenorchy Centre, Chapel Lane, Wirksworth. There will be a charge of £2 per person to cover events. Registration and Parental Consent Forms available at all member churches or contact Mike Weaver 0747 411 9574. Admission will not be allowed without a signed consent form.
Our 150-year anniversary celebration took place on the weekend of October 13th/14th this year. On the Saturday the church was open with displays and photographs telling the story of the church over the years. On the Sunday a celebration celebration service for all ages was held with dramatisations telling the story of church life over the years. (please see picture). The service was led by our Minister Revd Camilla Veitch and church historian and former Moderator of General Assembly Revd Dr Stephen Orchard. The celebration concluded with a bring and share tea in the adjoining Glenorchy Centre.