• Sep2018

    The service of remembrance to commemorate the end of World War I, which was scheduled for 7th October 2018, has been cancelled due to the date being close to Remembrance Sunday.

  • You are invited to a Family Service at St Lawrence Church, Whitwell on 23rd September 2018 for Food, Faith, Friendship and Fun . The service is from 10.30am to 11.30am and will be followed by a hot lunch at 11.30am. Lunch is £2 for adults and children eat for free.

  • Aug2018

    The Flower Festival to commemorate the end of WW1 took place at St Lawrence Church between the 12th and 15th July 2018. This was a fantastic community event with several groups and individuals from the village contributing, either by setting up their own display or sponsoring an arrangement. The church

  • Jul2018

    It is with great regret that due to unforeseen circumstances the decision has been made to postpone the Service of Remembrance planned for 3pm on Sunday 15th July 2018. The event has been rescheduled for 7th October 2018 at 3pm. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

  • Apr2018

    United Benefice

    April 1, 2018

    On 1st March 2018 we finally became a legally United Benefice; ‘The Benefice of Elmton with Creswell and Whitwell with Steetley’.  It has taken over 10 years to get to this point, although we have been working together and linked together by sharing the same Vicar for a few years now. 

  • Steetley Chapel is now open daily from 10am to 4pm.  It will remain open during these times until the end of October.

  • Mar2018

    Creswell ‘Breakfast Club’ are offering a lunch take-away service over the Easter Holidays.  Come along to St Mary Magdalene Church, Creswell on Wednesday 28th March, Friday 30th March, Wednesday 4th April and Friday 6th April from 11am-12.30pm and make up a packed lunch for only 50p.  For further details Click here

  • Feb2018

    The February 2018 issues of both parish magazines are now available to download. Please click on News and Parish Magazines from the main menu.

  • Jan2018

    The January 2018 issues of both parish magazines are now available to download.  Please click on News and Parish Magazines from the main menu.

  • Dec2017

    Carols in Creswell

    December 16, 2017

    There will be a Carol Service at St Mary Magdalene’s Church on Sunday 17th December 2017 at 6pm.  After the service please join us at the Black Diamond for refreshments and to sing carols in the pub.