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Where Writers walked

Catherine James, Local Preacher and member at St John’s has written a book exploring the references to the places in Derbyshire in the writings of authors who visited them. Whilst researching the book Catherine’s travels took her to the villages and towns of the Peak District and Derwent Valley and there are fascinating stories to discover in the chapters which focus on authors such as Jane Austen, Daniel Defoe and John Wesley.

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978-1-910489-54-3 Price £14.99… Read more...

The Church On Oakwood News: Nov 2018

The Church On Oakwood News: Nov 2018

What a great summer we have had with planned summer activities such as holiday club and activity days, along with God blessing us with the amazing summer weather that allowed us to host picnics on the park each Wednesday afternoon during the summer holidays for all ages and family units. It is amazing what conversations can happen through offering a packet of crisps, a bottle of water and a football to young people already on the park.… Read more...

Simply Worship

Simply Worship (St Thomas’ Road)

(The following is a copy of an article which appeared in the Methodist Recorder earlier this year)

On one particularly poorly attended Sunday at St Thomas’ Road Methodist Church in Derby, Revd Jenny Dyer found herself preaching to about a dozen people, two of whom had learning difficulties. “I was preaching about the Chilcot Report,” she says, “and thinking what on earth are they making of this. Not only did two of the worshippers have learning difficulties, but another had left an adult son with learning difficulties at home. Others on our membership list have either learning difficulties or dementia. It was a lightbulb moment. I thought: we have to change our worship to be more accessible to these people.”… Read more...

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