Peak Five Benefice Churches

Services for December 2023

Friday 1st December

Fenny Bentley2:30 pmCarols by Candlelight with FitzHerbert School

Sunday 3rd December – Advent

Thorpe9.15 amHoly Communion
Tissington11.15 amFamily Communion and Baptism
Parwich2:30 pmJoint Methodist/Anglican Advent Carol Service followed by refreshments

Sunday 10th December – Advent 2

Parwich11:15 amHoly communion

Saturday 16th December

Tissington7 pmCarol Service, joint with the Methodists

Sunday 17th December – Advent 3

Thorpe11.15 amHoly Communion with Christmas carols
Alsop11.15 amCarol service
Parwich5 pmCarol Service

Thursday 21st December

Fenny Bentley2:30 pmFitzHerbert School Christingle service

Sunday 24th December – Christmas Eve

Parwich4 pmChristingle Service
Thorpe11:30 pmChristmas Midnight Communion

Monday 25th December – Christmas day

Tissington9:30 amChristmas Day morning prayer
Alsop11:15Christmas Day Communion

Sunday 31st December – 1st Sunday after Christmas

Fenny Bentley11:15 amUnited Benefice communion, followed by bacon rolls


Sunday 7th January – Epiphany / Plough Sunday

Thorpe9.15 amHoly Communion
Tissington11.15 amMorning Prayer
Parwich2:30 pmMethodist Service

 Sunday 14th January – Epiphany 2

Parwich11:15 amHoly communion
Alsop3 pmEvensong

Sunday 21st January – Epiphany 3

Tissington8 amCommunion (using the Book of Common Prayer)
Thorpe11.15 amFamily Communion

Sunday 28th January – The Presentation of Christ in the Temple (Candlemas)

Parwich9:15 amMorning Prayer
Alsop11:15Holy communion


Sunday 4th February – second before Lent

Thorpe9.15 amHoly Communion
Tissington11.15 amMorning Prayer
Parwich2:30 pmMethodist Service

FitzHerbert School collective worship is held every Monday in Fenny Bentley church in term time at 9:10 am, to which all are welcome.


Church of England
pages – including Morning and Evening Prayer with Bible readings. 
Also available the Lectionary for each day’s readings, now free of charge. App
available through your usual APP Store.

On line services can be viewed here


Pray as you go,
an app with about 15 minutes of music, Bible study and a photograph. http://pray-as-you-go also Pray-as-you-stay a

Northumbria Community
Celtic Daily Prayer through their website. (includes all the readings and
meditations in one place)

Lindisfarne Scriptorium
produce sheets to colour that you can send away for or download, based on Bible
verses; a meditative way to spend time close to God.

The website Bible Gateway
helps you find a passage from the Bible with a key word or phrase, and of
course the Book/Chapter/Verse, from many different translations. They offer a
Bible verse for the day.

Wordlive is a
Scripture Union Bible study notes online. 

Sacred Space is a Jesuit website with is reflective and
themed for the week. They also offer virtual labyrinths for reflection.