normally be greeted at the entrance to the church
and given all the relevant books and information
sheets for the service. Usually these will include a
hymn book, a service sheet and a "link sheet" which
provides detailed information on the particular
service including readings, prayers and musical
You are free to sit wherever
you wish in the pews on the ground floor (the
Gallery is not generally used). Some movable chairs
are provided for general use at the rear of the
church, and this is also the designated wheelchair
that noise is kept to a minimum from entering the
church until the end of the organ voluntary at the
close of the service. We do recognise, however, that
in family services some noise from children is
usual. We also request that all mobile phones are
switched off or placed on a silent mode.
||Please follow the service sheet.
Instructions will either be given or indicated on
the service sheet as to when to sit and stand.
Generally we stand for hymns and sit or kneel for
prayers. If in doubt follow the person in front of
||During the service a collection
will be taken. Please do not feel under any
obligation. All money collected goes towards
funding the church and its mission which costs
around £450 per week and for which we receive no
, so we would be grateful for
whatever you can give.
what should I do?
||You are welcome to receive
communion if you are a communicant member of your
own church of any denomination. Alternatively you
may come for a blessing and you should indicate this
by keeping your hands folded by your side or behind
usually served after the service and you are welcome
to stay for this. There is no charge, but a small
donation may be made into the pot on the coffee
table. A toilet is provided at the rear of the
||If you have been affected by
anything that happened in the service, or if you
would like to learn more as a result of anything you
heard or read, please talk to the vicar, either
after the service, by ringing him on Buxton 23629,
or by email contact.