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Welcome to the website of the United Benefice of Brailsford, Edlaston, Osmaston,
Shirley and Yeaveley - five churches working in close partnership, in the south
of the Derby Dales. There are a variety of services each Sunday and during
the week and you will be very welcome at any of them. Whether you
are looking for a church, wanting to get married or have your child
baptised or have questions about Christianity we hope this website
will answer your questions. If it doesn't please give us a call.


Sunday Services

For details of all our Sunday Services
click here

Midweek Services
For details of our Mid-week services
click here

Community Groups
For details of community groups in the Benefice
click here


 For the latest copy of the bulletin click here


Christmas Service Schedule for 2014 


Upcoming Events  in aid of ACE

My Journey of a Lifetime by Christine Larot

 7.30pm Saturday 13 December 

Event cancelled


Advent Adventure 

 At Brailsford Church 13th Dec 2014 2:00 - 4:30pm

Click  here for further information and to download a booking form.





Actors & actresses


Aged 5 to 10 years


This is a simple Nativity tableau

With children from our schools & clubs

Rehearsals at Osmaston Church

10am Saturday 20thDecember.

10am Monday 22nd December

Practices last between 1 & 1½ hrs



If you have difficulties with coming to a practice


Or for more information please speak with Linda. Tel: 360008



See photos added in "Gallery" section from the Farm Service

Answers from the Patchwork Quiz are here


Brailsford choir meets on a Thursday at Brailsford church from 6:30pm for an hour. For more information please ring Mahala Titterton on 01335 360703.






 Church Wardens 'Sworn In' by Archdeacon 


On Thursday 6th June our ten church wardens gathered at St. Mary's church, Marston on Dove for the annual visitation of the Archdeacon the Ven. Dr. Christopher Cunliffe.  They were sworn in during a service which celebrated the importance of our church wardens in the continuing mission and ministry of the church. Our wardens are (from L-R): Tony Taylor, Ray Jones, Kevin Needham, Jennifer Swabey, Jerry Haynes, Betty Harrison, Chris Morison, Gerald Parker, Philip Beetham and Simon Thompson. 

 Need to Borrow a Wheelchair?

We have been given a wheechair which is available for use at any of our church services or events.

If you would like to borrow it - please contact us at the church office giving at least 3 days notice if possible.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 21:07
United Benefice support for Rwanda PDF Print E-mail

PCCs from the five churches within the Benefice are supporting five young Rwandan students through higher education programmes.  Click here for the latest update.

Coffee Shop PDF Print E-mail
Come along and join us at The Coffee Shop, Brailsford Methodist Church Tuesdays 9.30-11.30am.
Confirmation PDF Print E-mail
If you would like to discuss being confirmed, please contact the Church office on 01335 361239.

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