• Welcome to St Anne's Church Baslow!

    On this site you can find out about us, learn about our groups and activities and see the events we have planned.

    St Anne's is a vibrant worshipping community that is Good News for Baslow - a church that is praying, loving, growing and connecting.

    We hope that by looking at this site, you will discover that God is alive and active in Baslow through the life of His church.

    Why not come and join us on a Sunday or at one of our events? You're always welcome!



    We welcome you to all our services:

    Sunday 14 April 

    Palm Sunday 9.45am Holy Communion 

    Thursday 18 April

    Maundy Thursday 10am Holy Communion with Union High School Choir from Nevada

    Friday 19 April

    Good Friday 10am Service at Baslow Methodist Church

    Sunday 21 April

    Easter Sunday 9.45am Easter Communion and “Messiah” excerpts


  • Services & Events


  • Dear Friends

    Have you ever hidden something and hoped it would go away? You might have done it unintentionally, telling yourself that you were simply filing it so that you could deal with it later. We do it with inconvenient truth as well. We know what is true but to face up to the truth would make life difficult so it is conveniently filed to be acted on at a later date.

    The religious authorities in first century Palestine thought that they had done that with the inconvenience of the preacher from Galilee. The civil authorities were confident in their own worldview to quickly dispatch the rabble-rouser who talked about a kingdom of love where he was King. You see execution is often used when you want to suppress the truth. If you stamp on it hard enough, if you shout loud enough then you can silence it.

    The trouble is that the truth often comes back to haunt us. It certainly did for those who crucified the one who called himself the truth. Three days later, bearing the scars of love and whispering words of truth, he was back. The murmur of truth exploded into the bold proclamation that He was Alive.

    I wonder if this Easter, rather than filing it in the back of your mind to think about when you have time, you will look seriously at the Christian claim that God became human, loved us so much that he died for us and then rose again to give us eternal life.

    God bless

    Mike Gilbert, Rector of Baslow


    You are very welcome to join us at St Anne's Church.

    Please refer to Services & Events for the most up to date information.

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    Julian Group

    This month’s meeting is to be held at 2pm on Thursday 25 April at the home of Mary Johnston,

    All are welcome to come for a time of quiet reflection and fellowship together afterwards.

    If anyone would like to know more about the Julian Group or to take a look at the Julian magazine please get in touch with me.

    June Powell 01246 583375

    St. Anne's Choirs

    We warmly welcome new members to our Church Choir and to our Young Voices Choir. 

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    Please follow this link to see photographs of the choir at the Carol Service. Photos

    Church on the Bus

    As a result of the collections at the Carol Service and the Crib Service, plus other donations, we were able to hand over a cheque for £1,356.83 to the Church on the Bus Treasurer.

    Thanks you to all who contributed and many thanks also for the donations of food, clothes and duvets/blankets. The bus is parked outside Chesterfield Town Hall on Monday and Thursday evenings from 6.30pm to 8pm to support the homeless. 

    Summer Festival

    A Summer Festival will take place,  between the 14 and 29 June 2019.

    This event will be based at St. Anne’s Church and is open to all village residents and their guests to enjoy. 

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    More details to follow next month, but please add these dates to your diary.


    Burns Night Report

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    Prayer & Bible Study

    There is a regular prayer and Bible study group that meets in St Anne's Church on Fridays at 3pm. All are welcome.

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    Church Library 

    The St Anne's lending library for books and magazines is available in Church.

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    Planning for the Future

    A project is underway to see if it is possible to progress the mission of St Anne's further by addressing some fundamental questions.

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    Questionnaire Results