• 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!


  • Services & Events


  • A Place of Sanctuary

    Dear Friends

    Do you have a place of sanctuary, a place to think, a place possibly of solitude, a place simply to be? I hope so. I am convinced that finding a place for ourselves is one of the great secrets of inner contentment and peace in our material rich, time poor society.

    Before we argue that we have no time and that our lives are filled with demands, duties, cares and jobs I would like to suggest that just ten minutes spent in quiet each day will be more than repaid throughout the busy-ness of the day.

    That place could be in your home or out in the wilds. It could be small or large. It might not even be a place. John Wesley’s mother Susanna, who had nineteen children, found a creative way to make time for Quiet Time; in the middle of her busy day, she would sit down in a chair and pull her apron up over her head. When the apron went up, the children knew their mum was praying and reading her Bible and they left her alone.

    Why not experiment? Find a place to be quiet and you never know, there you might find peace, yourself and even God.

    Our village church is open during daylight hours every day of the year because we believe that in the quiet found there, broken hearts can be healed, decisions made, peace experienced and God encountered.

    Try it and tell me what you find. 

    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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    An Invitation

    It is several years since we refurbished the Church Rooms and further work is now required. Prior to relaying the flooring we need to give everywhere a coat of paint. Can you help us with that? If we receive enough volunteers the task should only take a few hours. If you feel so inclined please let either Richard Powell or Bill Campbell know.

    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. 

    World Day of Prayer

    Come - Everything is Ready!

    A service, prepared by Christian women of Slovenia

    Friday 1 March 10.00am

    in St Anne's Church

    All are welcome

     Please come and join us 

    Has Science Made God Unnecessary?

    7.30pm on Friday 5 April

    Baslow Village Hall

    A talk on this challenging subject by International Speaker, Author and 'Resource' worker

    Rev Dr Alison Morgan

    There's no charge (retiring collection only) but tickets for attendance are required.

    Sheila Travis 01246 582208

    Sue Campbell 01246 582512

    or Baslow SPAR Shop

    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