November 21, 2023
A Christmas Tree Festival will be held at St Lawrence Church, Whitwell, and All Saints Chapel, Steetley from 1st December 2023 to 3rd December 2023. For further details Click here
September 12, 2022
A service of thanksgiving for the life of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will take place at 3pm on Sunday 18th September 2022 at St Lawrence Church, Whitwell. In addition, there will be Morning Prayer at 9am on the day of the funeral (Monday 19th September 2022)
September 10, 2022
Following the death of our Queen, Elizabeth II St Lawrence Church Whitwell is open daily from 9am – 4pm for reflection and prayer. Candles are available should you wish to light one in prayer. You are welcome to lay flowers with a card expressing condolences if you wish. Please leave
May 17, 2022
In celebration of Her Majesty, The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, St Lawrence Church< Whitwell, will be hosting a Flower Festival from Thursday 2nd June to Sunday 5th June 2022. Details of the times the church will be open are shown below. Refreshments are available at the times shown. If you would
December 20, 2021
Regrettably it has been necessary to cancel the Christingle Service scheduled to take place on Christmas Eve at St Mary Magdalene Church, Creswell.
December 17, 2020
St Lawrence Church, Whitwell, will be open for individual private prayer for 3 days in the run up to Christmas. The Church will be open on Sunday 20th, Tuesday 22nd and Thursday 24th December (Christmas Eve) from 2pm-3pm each day. The usual one-way system will be in place and please
November 30, 2020
With continuing restrictions in place due to Coronavirus, including limits on the number of people permitted in our church buildings, Christmas is going to be very different this year. This has led to the PCCs taking a very difficult decision in relation to the traditional Christmas services. Unfortunately, no services
August 14, 2020
PLEASE NOTE: Face coverings are now mandatory in places of worship. This is a legal requirement. Therefore, please make sure you bring a face covering with you when you attend church.
July 30, 2020
The August edition of the Benefice Magazine is now available to view and can be accessed by clicking here. Due to the ongoing situation in relation to Coronavirus, and the limitations regarding distribution of printed material, the Benefice Magazine will only be available online until further notice.
July 4, 2020
The July edition of the Benefice Magazine is now available to view and can be accessed by clicking here. Due to the ongoing situation in relation to Coronavirus, the Benefice Magazine will only be available online until further notice. Printed copies of the magazine will be produced as soon as