St. Paul’s Church Newsletter

Details just in from St. Paul’s Church in Chester Green (with newsletter linked at the bottom of this post!):

The ‘Soul’ season is on us again, and we start with a rush this year as we have two Soul Events on Sunday 7th October:

10am Soul Breakfast in the Church Hall – a couple of clips from a much loved children’s film, songs from two of St.Paul’s favourite singers, children’s activity table, brilliant breakfast prepared by St.Paul’s ‘church mice’

8pm Soul Cafe a one-off Soul Cafe in the church with coffee and cakes with live music from Rosie Meek and The Open Road, thoughts from ‘Dreaming of Home’, poetry and an imaginative prayer corner.. Not to be missed and bring friends!

Please note also that it is our Harvest Service on Sunday 14 October at 10am. Please bring produce which will then be taken to the Padley Centre. We will also be taking up a collection for the Home of Hope in South India (see

I look forward to seeing you soon

with best wishes

Michael Mitton
St. Paul’s Churst October 2012 Newsletter

Derby Feste – Thursday 20th – Saturday 22nd September

Details for Saturday’s Derby Feste. The finale is on Darley park, with loads of stuff our end of town (Cathedral Green and Market Place) all day. Looks like a cracking line up this year ūüôā ¬†Click the picture above to be transported to the Derby Feste website and a PDF of the program can be found here.

September 2012 Newsletter

If you want to know about Chester Green Brownies, Zumba times, The¬†Australian¬†Voices Concert, Chester Green and/or Pocket¬†Pantomimes, what’s going on at our two churches, the community centre or issues with our garages (there’s a lot of news this month!) then have a look at the September 2012 newsletter for Chester Green! ¬†It can be viewed by clicking the link below:

LCRA Newsletter 09-2012

Comments and discussion welcome!

Little Chester Local History Group Programme 2012/13

In case you didn’t know, Little Chester has a thriving local history group. ¬†The Group meets at The Chester Green Community Centre,¬†Old Chester Road , Derby starting at 7.30 pm
Visitors ¬£2 per meeting. ¬†Please note that the 15th November meeting has been moved to¬†¬†St. Paul’s Church Hall.
Membership £6 per year.

Why not give it a try!

The meeting schedule and guest speaker are:

September 20 SS Titanic- Causes for the disaster
Helen Monk
October 18
Shipley Country Park-Shadows and Shades
Mrs Mu Stubbs
November 15
Central School and links with Chester Green¬†¬†at ******St. Paul’s Church Hall********
N Clarke, Group member 
Jan 17
Life and Times of a Farrier/Social Evening. Members only
Doug Bradbury
Feb 21
Local Mountain Rescue– History & Development
Robin Knott
March 21
Vic Hallam & His Building Company.
From Chicken Coops to Schools
Robert Mee
April 18
St Petersburg-Venice of the North
Cathy McAteer
May 16
Arabella Stuart- The Queen that never was
David Templeman
June 20
AGM then a talk-
From Bean To Bar- The World of Chocolate
Master Chocolatier- Barry Colenso.
July and August
Moravian Settlement Ockbrook and Staunton Harold Hall(Provisional;). Details later.