What's on at Beeston Parish Church

For a more advanced view of our events, please see our online calendar.

Upcoming Events

Saturday 1st November
Messy Church 3:00pm-5:00pm
What is Messy Church?
Messy Church is a new way of being church for families, involving fun. Messy Church is a church, not a craft club that helps people encounter Jesus as Lord and Saviour. Messy Church's values are about being Christ-centred, for all ages, based on creativity, hospitality and celebration. Our aim for Messy Church is to welcome families from within and outside of Church to worship and learn about Jesus together.When and where will it take place? Messy Church will take place on Saturday 1 November 2014 - 3.00pm - 5.00pm At St John the Baptist Church, Middle Street, Beeston.
Who is it for? It is suitable for all families with children aged 11 and under (Children must be accompanied by an adult)
What to expect? It will kick off with a Messy Church Sheep Nativity Trail around Beeston Town Centre (knitted sheep of various shapes, sizes and colours will be hidden in some shops in Beeston) then it will be back to Church for a selection of crafts, a Celebration andthen everyone will sit down together for a meal.
Watch this space for future Messy Church dates...
Sunday 2nd November
Said Eucharist 8:00am-8:30am
A small, quiet, said Eucharist held in the Chancel of the Church.
Sung Eucharist 10:00am-11:15am
Our sung Parish Mass supported by the Church Choir.
Sung Evening Prayer 6:30pm-7:30pm
BCP Evening prayer supported by members of the choir.  Typically comprising three Ancient and Modern hymns, sung responses, chanted psalm, magnificant and nunc dimittis.  An anthem may also be sung.
Monday 3rd November
Morning Prayer 7:30am-8:00am
A quiet morning prayer held in the Chancel of the Church at 7:30am
Open Door 11:30am-1:30pm
The Church is open for two hours between 11.30am and 1.30pm for anyone to come and pray, put their feet up, or just have a chat.  This overlaps with the Tuesday Eucharist and Coffee Stop on a Thursday - so don't be surprised to find people already here!
Tuesday 4th November
Morning Prayer 7:30am-8:00am
A quiet morning prayer held in the Chancel of the Church at 7:30am
ABC2 9:30am-11:00am
And Baby came too...ABC2 @ Beeston Parish Church -COME ALONG AND JOIN US for a term-time only, weekly informal group for you to get together with other parents/carers and have a cuppa and a chat and for your pre-school children and babies to play.... [Toys, Books, Toilets, Baby-changing facilities all available] Tuesdays 9.30-11 No charge - just a small donation for drinks...
Open Door 11:30am-1:30pm
The Church is open for two hours between 11.30am and 1.30pm for anyone to come and pray, put their feet up, or just have a chat.  This overlaps with the Tuesday Eucharist and Coffee Stop on a Thursday - so don't be surprised to find people already here!
Mid-week Eucharist 1:00pm-1:30pm
An intimate said Eucharist held in the Nave of the Church.
Bible Study Group 2:30pm-4:00pm
Considering the second half of Mark.
Meet in the Choir Vestry.
Wednesday 5th November
Morning Prayer 7:30am-8:00am
A quiet morning prayer held in the Chancel of the Church at 7:30am
Mid-week Eucharist 10:00am-10:30am
An intimate said Eucharist held in the Nave of the Church.
Open Door 11:30am-1:30pm
The Church is open for two hours between 11.30am and 1.30pm for anyone to come and pray, put their feet up, or just have a chat.  This overlaps with the Tuesday Eucharist and Coffee Stop on a Thursday - so don't be surprised to find people already here!
Thursday 6th November
Morning Prayer 7:30am-8:00am
A quiet morning prayer held in the Chancel of the Church at 7:30am
Coffee Stop 10:00am-12:00pm
Open on Thursday mornings, drop in for a cuppa or somewhere to rest your weary feet for a while at the back of Church.
Open Door 11:30am-1:30pm
The Church is open for two hours between 11.30am and 1.30pm for anyone to come and pray, put their feet up, or just have a chat.  This overlaps with the Tuesday Eucharist and Coffee Stop on a Thursday - so don't be surprised to find people already here!
Friendship Group 7:30pm-10:00pm
A meeting of St. John's Friendship Group in the Meeting Room (Access via the back door facing Church Street).
Friday 7th November
Flowers and Brass Cleaning 10:00am-12:00pm
Open Door 11:30am-1:30pm
The Church is open for two hours between 11.30am and 1.30pm for anyone to come and pray, put their feet up, or just have a chat.  This overlaps with the Tuesday Eucharist and Coffee Stop on a Thursday - so don't be surprised to find people already here!
Choir Practice 7:30pm-9:00pm
Choir Part II Starts 9:00pm - until Saturday 8th November
Meet in the Crown Inn (next to Church).
Sunday 9th November
Sung Eucharist 9:30am-10:30am
Our sung Parish Mass supported by the Church Choir.
Service of Remembrance 10:45am-12:00pm
Service of remembrance, meeting at the Cenotaph, followed by a service in church.
Evening Prayer 6:30pm-7:30pm
BCP Evening Prayer, during which hymns, responses and canticles may be said or sung.