Sharing God's Love - Showing God's Truth - Serving God's People



    We are a Christian community 

    seeking and caring

    serving and sharing

    where all are welcome

    Minister: Revd Philip Peacock


    Telephone 0114 258 9223


    Worship services on Sundays at 10.45am

    with additional ones around Christmas and Easter

    Saturday Morning Coffee served from 10.30am to 12noon

    Community Coffee & Toddler Group on Mondays from 9.45am to 11.45am


    If you would like to find out more about our worship and other activities, please either make an online enquiry at or speak to one of the Leadership Team (whose photos are in the church foyer).

    Services During Advent and Christmas 2023 – including extra ones and 

    joint ones



    3rd December – at Millhouses MC at 10.30 am – Advent Sunday – the preacher is Rev Prof Frances Young.  This joint service includes the switch-on of all the lights at the launch of their annual Christmas Tree Festival

    10th December – at Banner Cross at 10.45 am – Gift Sunday – the preacher is Rev Graham Wassell.  The service includes Holy Communion.  The recipient this year is Ben’s Centre, a small local charity serving vulnerable people who have issues with drink and may be sleeping rough. We shall be collecting warm clothing such as men’s socks, underwear, scarves, hats, gloves; and also supplies of tea, coffee and sugar. There will be a collection bin outside Room 1. Monetary gifts will also be very welcome. There will be a fellowship lunch of pie and peas after this service.

    17th December – at Banner Cross at 10.45 am – Carol Service led by Rev Philip Peacock.


    21st December (Thursday) at Millhouses MC – ‘Simply Christmas’ – a drop-in event 7 – 9 pm.  On The Longest Nighta quiet, creative evening of reflection and prayer for any for whom Christmas is a difficult time.

    24th December – at Banner Cross at 10.45 am – our worship will be led by Rev John Simms.  Also, on Christmas Eve at Banner Cross, at 5 pm - our Christingle Service which will be led by Rev Philip Peacock.

    25th December (Monday) – at Bents Green MC at 10.30 am – a joint short service of celebration for Christmas Day morning, led by Rev Philip Peacock.  Bring a Christmas present to show, if you wish.


    31st December – no service at Banner Cross.  At Bents Green MC at 10.30 am, the preacher will be Rev Graham Wassell.  At Millhouses MC at 10.30 am, the preacher will be Mr Robert Johnson.  At Bents Green at 6.30 pm there will be a short service, led by Rev Graham Wassell, to “pray-in” the New Year.



    Banner Cross


    PREACHING  PLAN  for JUNE to AUGUST 2023 ( JD 10/05/23)


    PREACHING  PLAN  for DECEMBER 2023 to FEBRUARY 2024  ( JD 28/10/23)

    Dec 3

    10.30am at Milhouses

    Rev Prof F Young, Christmas trees

    Dec 10

    Rev Graham Wassell

    Holy Communion

    Dec 17

    Rev Philip Peacock

    Carol Service

    Dec 24  10.45

    Rev John Simms


    Dec 24 5pm?

    Rev Philip Peacock


    Dec 25

    10.30 at Bents Green

    Rev Philip Peacock,  All Age

    Dec 31



    Jan  7

    Rev Ian Bell


    Jan  14

    Mrs Sylvia Runciman

    Millhouses join us

    Jan  21

    Rev Philip Peacock

    Holy Communion & Commissioning

    Jan  28

    Rev Philip Peacock

    Cafe Worship

    Feb  4

    Mrs Susan Rose


    Feb 11

    Mr Stephen Crabtree


    Feb 18

    10.30 at Millhouses

    Mr Keith Blinston

    Feb 25

    Deacon Annabel Terry



    Dec 3 is Advent Sunday, Feb 18 is the first Sunday in Lent,  Mar 31 is Easter Day


    Link o Circuit Preaching Plan December to February 2024


    Weekly Rotas

    Link to current Rotas

    Welcome & Worship

    Overheads / Projector


    Saturday Coffee



    Our Minister

    Rev Philip Peacock







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