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Denby Bottles Methodist Church

Danesby Crescent, Denby, Ripley, DE5 8RF


belper central

Belper is an historic industrial town situated in Derbyshire, eight miles north of Derby on the A6 trunk road to Buxton and Manchester. It is situated in the World Heritage Corridor based on the Derwent Valley. There has been a Wesleyan chapel in the town since 1782 and the current fine Georgian building was opened in 1807. The church is a member of Churches Together in Belper and is proud to be part of the local community worshipping in Belper.

Services take place each Sunday at 10.45am in the church building and twice a month at 6.00pm via the online video conferencing facility Zoom. If you wish to join the evening service, please contact us for details on how to sign up at: services@belpercentralmethodist.co.uk
On Sunday 7th July the circuit's Rooted worship event will be at Belper from 4.00pm to 6.00pm; this will be outside, weather permitting. Rooted includes light refreshments, a short talk and singing led by the worship band. Come along for a chance to share fellowship.

Regular activities at Belper include:
The weekly Coffee Morning on Fridays from 10.00am to 12.00 noon. Everyone is welcome. On 10th May the Green Doctor, from Groundwork Nottingham, is coming to the coffee morning to talk about Keeping Warm: saving energy; supply and fitting of energy efficient measures; and access to financial help.
Knit and Natter fortnightly on Monday mornings from 10.00am to 11.30am. Mostly the ladies knit and the men natter! – Or just join us for a coffee.

Special activities in 2024:
Belper Arts Trail on 5th and 6th May: a number of artists and makers will display their wares in the church. There will be a children's craft corner and refreshments will be available. For more details see the Belper Arts Trail website here.
Summer Fun Day on Saturday 13th July with stalls, refreshments and children's crafts. This will be outside, weather permitting; the time is to be arranged.
Christmas Special: something different for all the family. Watch this space.

The church is opposite the bus station and there is a car park at the rear of the church.

Keep up to date on our Facebook page here.

The World Day of Prayer Service for our area was held in our church on 1st March. The service was prepared by Christian women of Palestine and the photo below shows some items representing Palestine, including cacti, herbs, olives, oranges and poppies.
The other photo shows the Easter cross which was decorated with flowers during the service on Easter Day.

wdp march 2024 belper
easter cross 2024 belper
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