Children’s Crib Service on December 24th at 4.00pm Holy Communion at 11.00pm

Come and join us at St Mary's Church Cromford Derbyshire on December 24th for the Children's Crib Service. We would be delighted if the Children would bring along parents and grandparents. The Service begins at 4.00pm and will give children the true meaning of Christmas in this commercial age we live in. The service is interactive and is followed by refreshments. On Christmas eve also there will be Holy Communion at 11.00pm at St Mary's Church Cromford and all are welcome to attend and welcome the Christ child to our world at this special service. … [Read more...]

St Mary’s Cromford Cream Tea at Willersley Castle on 20th October 2017

On 20th October St Mary's family invited friends of the church to a cream tea at Willersley Castle. As the castle was part of the Sir Richard Arkwright's history it was great to get together in lovely surroundings and enjoy a social occasion together.         … [Read more...]

Christmas at St Mary’s Church Cromford

Christmas at St Mary's Church Cromford 2017 There will be an OAP lunch at the Community Centre on December 10th 2017 at 1.00pm please contact Holy Trinity office on phone 01629583924 to book. Contact email On December 22nd enjoy a delicious three course festive dinner at Arkwright's Cafe before the carol service at St Mary's Church when there will be a wassail by lantern light to St Mary's Church for the carol service and selection of readings at 7.30pm. For further details and bookings (essential for the meal) please visit or phone 01629 823256. For the Carol Service at St Mary's Church  meet in the Mill Yard at … [Read more...]

Emma and Josh’s Wedding April 22nd 2016

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Celebration of The Queens 90th Birthday

  St Mary's Church Cromford Derbyshire Invite you to MORNING WORSHIP followed by a BRING AND SHARE LUNCH to CELEBRATE  our QUEEN’S 90th BIRTHDAY at St Mary’s Church Cromford on  JUNE 12th 2016. Morning Worship will be held at 10.30am followed by THE CELEBRATION LUNCH ALL ARE WELCOME AND THERE IS NO CHARGE. Hats can be worn   … [Read more...]

An Evening of Opera

    Cromford Mills is holding an evening of opera on Saturday 4th June 2016 at 7:30pm at St Mary’s Church in Cromford. New Georgian Opera and Chelsea Concerts present an evening of music from the world of opera, the great classical composers and music theatre with soprano Alexandra Kennedy and countertenor Oliver Gerrish. Described by the Daily Mail as ‘A stunning Soprano’ Alexandra studied at the Birmingham Conservatoire and has performed nationally and internationally including a recital for Prince Albert of Monaco, singing at several International Twickenham rugby games, an historic performance for the earthquake appeal in the Great Hall of People in Beijing, and a … [Read more...]


  St Mary's Church Cromford and Holy Trinity Church Matlock Bath Derbyshire.  Join the Alpha Course, if you want to explore the meaning of life and find alternative ways of living your life, the gift our Father gave you, come and explore through Alpha the practical introduction to the Christian faith. Join like minded people for discussions, supper and find the meaning of life, revealing that Christianity can be every bit as relevant to life today as it was 2,000 years ago. ALPHA HAS ARRIVED and IT'S ALL FREE, starting on April 5th 2016 at 7.00pm ALPHA will be held weekly at 30, Rock Side View, Matlock, DE4 3GP. Be assured of a very warm welcome from Keven and family. Please Tel; Keven on … [Read more...]

Christmas 2015 at St Mary’s Church, Cromford

The PCC and Parishioners of St Mary’s Church Cromford wish to thank all who participated in the Christmas Celebrations. The Cromford School Carol Service on the 17th December was well attended both the children, parents and the staff of the school. There were various items by the children and readings as well as carols, an excellent start to Christmas for the children. Refreshments were served afterwards which was much appreciated by all. The following evening on Friday 18th December The Arkwright Society held the Wassail service from the Mill Yard. This once again was a popular event and there was much hearty singing by all processing to the church with lanterns. This was followed by … [Read more...]

Our Christmas gift for you

“Our Father . . . ” Jesus says “For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son” Holy Trinity & St. Mary’s regularly pray for the village. At this time of giving we would like to hear any requests for prayer. Please send to: OR FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW For reasons of confidentiality you may choose to provide your name, or not. Prayers of thankfulness or need are welcome. If you would like further information, or if you wish to pray with someone, please use email above. … [Read more...]

St Mary’s and Holy Trinity Joint All Age Communion and Bring and Share Lunch

On September 6th 2015 St Mary's Church, Cromford invited their Joint Benefice partner Holy Trinity Church Matlock Bath to an All Age Communion Service followed by a Bring and Share Lunch. The service was led by Richard Maltby and The Holy Trinity Music group and during the service Richard discussed and consolidated the series of sermons Luke Street, which followed the progression of our Lord through his meetings with the disciples and their connections with the people, and onward progression. We all had fun drawing on post it notes where we think we are in our own relationship with our Father and attached them to a diagram Richard and his wife Hilary had provided.  There was a lovely … [Read more...]