Garden party at Margaret & Stuart's

"When the sun always shines"

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Easter Sunday

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Good Friday

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Boys' Brigade Easter Service, April 8th

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Rev James' Wilderness Video

Revd James Morley (Spoken Word) from AllWeCan on Vimeo.

All We Can, the Methodist relief and development charity, recently invited us all to reflect on the wilderness experience. which for many people in the world is a daily reality. In response to their invitation, Rev James created this piece and speaks it himself.

The video is one of the resources available at It was shot in our church by Richard Garrett.


Spring Fair

The Spring Fair on Saturday March 16th was a popular event and raised £717.

Mayor Vera
General view
M&M Roger & Co


Margaret's Birthday

Congratulations to Margaret, who has turned 98. The Games & Pastimes group celebrated the occasion at their meeting in mid-February.

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Valentines Lunch

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V lunch 3


The Leprosy Mission Event

World Leprosy Day on January 27th was marked by a visit from Mrs Pamela Levens of The Leprosy Mission. Pam took our morning service and set some of TLM's recent work in the context of the Christian social mission. A bread and cheese lunch followed in the Schoolroom. Over £500 has been given to TLM as a result of this event, recent donations and the contents of members' TLM boxes.

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Games & Pastimes Celebration

On January 8th, Games & Pastimes celebrated their third anniversary with a splendid cake depicting some of their favourite activities.

G&P 3rd ann'y
G&P cake
G&P groups



BB nativity

Boys' Brigade Carol Service - nativity scene

Carols at the Cross

Christmas Eve - traditional Coal Aston carols on the village green

Christmas Day

On Christmas Day


Cascade of Poppies


To mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, members of the church created a cascade of poppies which was unveiled by the Mayor of Dronfield on November 3rd. Specially commemorated were the seven men from Coal Aston who lost their lives in the war.

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Harvest Festival, September 7th

Harvest gifts 2018

Gifts for the Cathedral Archer project


Garden award

Garden award


Covenant Service, September 16th

James arrival

Rev James arrives for his first service at Coal Aston.


Table-top sale

Table-top sale Sylvia & Roger


Dave's last service at Coal Aston, July 15th

After the service, Margaret presented Dave with gifts from the congregation. These included access to London art galleries, theatres and cinemas; a photobook of Dave's time in Coal Aston; and silver crosses specially made for Dave and Kristin by Stephen Anderson, with the words of the Lord's Prayer engraved in minute letters at the centre.


Margaret & Dave Silver cross


Dave & photobook 2


Claire and Mark's wedding

At car
In car
Sue & bridesmaids


Plant Sale, May 19

On the morning of the Royal Wedding, Union Jacks mingled with plants in the Community Garden.

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Coffee morning and lunch, 28th April

"The crew"