The Parish of Ockbrook & Borrowash
"Making Christian disciples, who love God, love one another, and live out God's love in the world"

St Stephen’s Borrowash


Evening Prayer Monday – Friday – September 2021

Evening Prayer

Evening Prayer 09 2021 We are restarting Evening Prayer on Monday 13th September at 5.30pm via zoom and also Facebook live.  After having had a look at what resource are out there, we have decided to use the new Church of England ‘A Time for Creation’ resource which looks at the theme of creation and […]

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September 2021 News Sheet

September 2021 Newsletter New Sheet Image

Our September 2021 News Sheet has been published and you can view it by clicking the image below. There’s details as follows: September Services both in our churches Changes in COVID-19 Protocols Updates on our Sunday Services in the Autumn whilst All Saints’ Building is closed for reordering work Updates on our Church Without Walls […]

Read more September 13th, 2021

August 2021 News Sheet

August 2021 Newsletter New Sheet Image

Our August 2021 News Sheet has been published and you can view it by clicking the image below. There’s details as follows: August Services both in our churches Changes in COVID-19 Protocols Updates on our Sunday Services in the Autumn whilst All Saints’ Building is closed for reordering work Updates on our Church Without Walls […]

Read more July 24th, 2021

July 2021 News Sheet

July 2021 Newsletter New Sheet Image

Our July 2021 News Sheet has been published and you can view it by clicking the image below. There’s details as follows: July 2021 Services both in our churches and online Updates on our newly elected PCC Updates on the All Saints’ Building Project and the building plans with information about finances still needed to […]

Read more July 3rd, 2021

June 2021 News Sheet

June 2021 News Sheet

Our June 2021 News Sheet has been published and you can view it by clicking the image below. There’s details of our June 2021 Services both in our churches and online along with updates on All Saints’ building works, details about our AGM and lots more We also detail information about Children’s & Youth Activities […]

Read more May 29th, 2021

May 2021 News Sheet

May 2021 News Sheet

Our May 2021 News Sheet has been published and you can view it by clicking the image below. There’s details of our May 2021 Services both in our churches and online along with updates on All Saints’ building works We also detail information about Children’s & Youth Activities and other diary dates. We look forward […]

Read more May 1st, 2021

“Grilling a Bishop” – Thurs 22nd April 7:30pm Zoom

Grilling a Bishop Event

Grilling a Bishop – An event aimed at those with little contact with Church. The Bishop of Repton joins us for a Q&A session, where we can ask him any questions, about faith, his own journey, or life, death, and the universe! So please pray for this, and if you know anyone who might be […]

Read more April 20th, 2021

April 2021 News Sheet

April 2021 New Sheet

Our April 2021 News Sheet has been published and you can view it by clicking the image below. There’s a letter from Tim our Vicar and details of our April Services both in our churches and online We also detail information about Children’s & Youth Activities and other diary dates. We look forward to welcoming […]

Read more April 3rd, 2021

Holy Week & Easter Events 2021

Passion Narrative

As we journey through Holy Week to Easter Sunday, we are holding a number of events on Zoom. Everyone is welcome to join. Please see below information Evening Prayer – Monday – Thursday at 5.30pm – 29th March – 1st April 2021 Zoom Link Meeting ID: 810 0329 4548 Passcode: 689815 One tap mobile+442034815237,,81003294548#,,,,*689815# United […]

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National Day of Reflection – 23rd March 2021

National Day of Reflection 2021

One year has passed… Today is a National Day of Reflection. Let’s take a moment to reflect on what has been a difficult and tough year for many. Remembering those who have lost their lives to #COVID19 If you know someone who is grieving a loss, please reach out. If you are feeling heartbroken, we […]

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Day of Prayer – 20th March 2021

Day of Prayer

With All Saints’ reopening for worship on Sunday March 28th it’s been decided to have a Day of Prayer on Saturday March 20th with both All Saints’ and St Stephens’ being open for private prayer from 10am to 5pm. It’s hoped as many people as possible will be able to spend time in one of […]

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March 2021 News Sheet

March 2021 News Sheet

Our March 2021 News Sheet has been published and you can view it by clicking the image below. There’s details of all our Lent, Holy Week and Easter 2021 activities including news about when our church buildings will be opening again. We also detail information about Children’s & Youth Activities and our plans to restart […]

Read more March 16th, 2021

Food Bank News February 2021

Food Bank

Community Food Bank Update per 16th February 2021 The Food Bank team received a large delivery of food via Morrisons courtesy of the Church Wilne Rotary Club, alongside the regular shelves of food donated by the community via Borrowash Coop and other donations which come in direct. We continue also to receive financial donations.   […]

Read more February 16th, 2021

Lent Evening Prayer 2021

LiveLent Evening Prayer

LiveLent Evening Prayer 2021 During Lent Rev Bruce Johnson & his wife Sarah will continue to run Evening Prayer Monday – Friday at 5.30pm starting on Ash Wednesday – 17th February 2021 We will be using the LiveLent book for the readings and reflection during this time. For more information follow this link This will […]

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Safeguarding Updates – February 2021

Safeguarding

Following our recent PCC Meeting held on 2nd February 2021, we’d like to communicate some safeguarding updates as follows: The Church of England is carrying out it’s second Past Case Review and offers support to anyone who needs to come forward with information, concerns or disclosures relating to current or historic church related safeguarding incidents […]

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February 2021 News Sheet

Our February 2021 News Sheet has been published and can be viewed by clicking the image below

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December 2020 & January 2021 News Sheet

Our December 2020 & January 2021 News Sheet has been published and can be viewed by clicking the image below

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Food Bank News – December 2020 Update

Food Bank

Community Food Bank Update – 08/12/2020 From next week (w/c 14th December 2020) , due to current stock levels, we are temporarily pausing collections from both the ‘Co-op’ and the ‘community boxes’. This allows us to focus on the large Christmas Hampers, to be distributed (to 40 people) on Sunday 20th Dec. Collections will resume […]

Read more December 8th, 2020

LATE NOVEMBER 2020 COVID-19 UPDATE

Late November Update

Update on worship services, events, community support etc. As we write this post, we are almost at the end of the month of national lockdown. We continue to live in a fast-moving time of crisis and change, but there is hope with the announcements of vaccines on the horizon. These remain trying times for each […]

Read more November 28th, 2020

Food Bank News

Food Bank

Community Food Bank Update – 26/11/2020 We are supporting an additional 10 local families, and expect that number to rise again. Please look out for the Homemade Christmas Card stall/table in the Borrowash Co-op (coming soon), all proceeds to the Food Bank. You can leave items on the Food Bank shelves in the Co-op, or […]

Read more November 18th, 2020

NOVEMBER 2020 COVID-19 UPDATE

November 2020 Update

Update on worship services, events, community support etc. As we write this post, we have just entered another national lockdown, initially to last until early December 2020. We continue to live in a fast-moving time of crisis and change, with no end in sight. These are trying times for each one of us, and especially […]

Read more November 10th, 2020

November 2020 News Sheet

Our November 2020 News Sheet has been published and can be viewed by clicking the link below

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October 2020 News Sheet

Our News Sheet for October 2020 has been published and can be viewed by clicking the image below

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OCTOBER 2020 COVID-19 UPDATE

Update on worship services, events, community support etc. As part of the ongoing easing of the Covid-19 induced social distancing restrictions, in addition to being able to open the church buildings for quiet personal prayer, if we so wish, as long as various protective protocols are adhered to, we are now allowed to open for Public […]

Read more October 8th, 2020

SUNDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER

Our latest Church Without Walls Service

Read more September 29th, 2020

SEPTEMBER 2020 COVID-19 UPDATE

Update on worship services, events, community support etc. As part of the ongoing easing of the Covid-19 induced social distancing restrictions, in addition to being able to open the church buildings for quiet personal prayer, if we so wish, as long as various protective protocols are adhered to, we are now allowed to open for public […]

Read more September 29th, 2020