Good Friday - At the foot of the Cross
Apr
19
9:30 AM09:30

Good Friday - At the foot of the Cross

Quiet Hour | 9:30am

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Come and pray through a traditional ‘way of the cross’ in our quiet hour, reflect on some of the victories that Jesus won for us at creative prayer stations, or simply spend some time resting in his presence. (no under 15s)


Family Worship | 10:30am

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Join us for a short time of guided reflection, drama and worship. The stations will remain open until 12 so that families can pray together. (all are welcome)

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Mexican Street Party
Apr
28
6:30 PM18:30

Mexican Street Party

Raising money for Storehouse

Come and enjoy a buffet with more than 12 authentic Mexican dishes plus a cocktail, whilst raising money for a great charity

Storehouse is a project for the Homeless based in Derby, serving a hot meal for over 100 people every Thursday.

The number of guests is increasing and our funds are being stretched. This is why we are holding a Mexican Street Party, to raise funds and spread awareness of Storehouse.

We will provide a cocktail with starters but do bring your own drinks too :)

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Synergy Camp
May
24
to May 27

Synergy Camp

  • Lenchwood Christian Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our first family together camp is an opportunity to set aside holiday time for God, allowing him to inspire, teach and encourage us forward in adventure and mission, both as linked individuals of all ages, and across our family of churches. We hope you are able to join us and to pray in faith for this special time.

Adult Programme

  • Debra Green is a special friend and well-known to Synergy Leaders profoundly impacted by her teaching, and particularly by her ability to hear God and get the job done. A leader in Ivy Church Manchester and the Founder and and National Director of Redeeming our Communities (ROC), her influence nationally spreads well outside conventional Christian boundaries.

  • David Oliver is a “workplace prophet” and author of ‘Work Prison or Place of Destiny?’ and ‘Find your voice: developing the prophetic’. He’s part of the Salt & Light UK Team and the Sphere team for our friends in Basingstoke.

Youth

Christian Youth across the country are on the move, seemingly with life and influence as never before, and much individually encouraged by larger gatherings that embrace their culture in styles
of worship, and teaching that they find relevant and can receive.

Please pray, as we invest this future generation, that each individual will meet God personally in relationship, power, healing and anointing. Sky and Charlotte Chiweshe are heading up the team, bringing experience and testimony from leading in the team at New Wine’s Club One. Please pray for their continued anointing to this work and blessing as they gather their team.

Our Children

Jesus said, “Let the children come to me”. Blessing our children with an event like this is a unique opportunity to meet with Jesus alongside many others – no-one is too young (or indeed too old)
to do this. We want to show them Jesus’ Love, His Kingdom and His Gifts, and to encourage them to grow in relationship and love for Him.

We hope and pray they will thoroughly enjoy their time with us, looking forward to meeting them, and blessing them beyond imagination. Pray for us as we prepare and gather the team.

Loads to do!

Starting with our welcome and Friday night style Brazilian barbecue and embedded right through the programme, we want to prioritise relationship
and fun as a family. Thus we shall allow plenty of time to socialise and play and intend a good programme of sporting and artistic opportunities.

We shall also be seeking volunteers to help make every aspect of the camp work. Please prayerfully consider if you can offer time.

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Housefires Tour
Mar
26
7:30 PM19:30

Housefires Tour

We welcome our good friends HOUSEFIRES back to the UK for their third tour with Big Church Live. There’s something about this incredible group of musicians that is inspiring and magnetic. Best known for their songs 'Good Good Father', ‘Build My Life’ and ‘Yes and Amen’, HOUSEFIRES bring a unique sound and an authentic heart of worship that you won't want to miss.


Please note that whilst Housefires play at the Riverside Centre, the event is managed by Big Church Live

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Dance
Mar
19
7:15 PM19:15

Dance

7:15 - 7:45 we will look at unchoreographed worship (with some taught moves to help develop your skills!)

7:45 - 8:15 we will focus on choreographed worship (learn a routine!).

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Acoustic Guitar Workshop
Mar
7
7:30 PM19:30

Acoustic Guitar Workshop

An evening designed to help those already proficient in playing the guitar to learn how to do so in a worship setting. Led by Ben Snowdon, the workshop is designed to help you understand what’s involved and required if you ever decide to play the guitar in a worship band.

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Dance
Mar
5
7:15 PM19:15

Dance

7:15 - 7:45 we will look at unchoreographed worship (with some taught moves to help develop your skills!)

7:45 - 8:15 we will focus on choreographed worship (learn a routine!).

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 Synergy Leadership event
Jan
11
to Jan 13

Synergy Leadership event

Gathering the wider expression of leadership from across our Sphere of churches. All invited.

Together we will be drawn into greater kingdom effectiveness as we’re joined by our external speakers

  • Rikk Watts (Regents College, Vancouver),

  • Steve Clifford (Evangelical Alliance UK) and

  • Ness Wilson (Open Haven, Loughborough).

£142 pp | Day rates also available

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Hark! A Nativity Story
Dec
20
6:30 PM18:30

Hark! A Nativity Story

Apprentice Angels are looking for a Shepherd, a Shepherd is searching for a lost Sheep and a disguised king is hunting for a very special baby. Confusion reigns, identities mistaken and loyalties betrayed; will things ever get sorted out?

Come and see the story of the first Christmas as you’ve never seen it before. A charming, funny and enchanting re-telling of the Nativity story, jam- packed with beautiful music, audience participation, and bags full of family fun.

Too crowded? Is there room left for anything more? Join us this Christmas to discover how there is a place for everyone in this story.

Tickets

  • £8 adult

  • £5 concessions (students/OAPs/unemployed/under 16s)

  • £25 family (2 adults and up to 4 children)*

    • please note that you will need to add 2 adults and 2-4 children into the shopping trolley and an offer will be applied to reflect the price of £25


This performance is by the Saltmine Theatre Company, who work into schools and colleges throughout the UK, including many in the city of Derby. This performance is hosted by Community Church Derby at The Riverside Centre.

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HARK! Read-through 11.18.jpg

Read through of this brand new performance

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Dance
Nov
27
7:30 PM19:30

Dance

Learn basic movements to increase confidence in using dance as an expression of worship. A chance to just let go and dance! Be part of a choreographed routine All abilities welcome and those with no experience.

contact: claire goggin

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KST+ Digging into Ephesians
Nov
24
9:00 AM09:00

KST+ Digging into Ephesians

Paul’s letter to the Ephesians places the church right in the midst of God’s purposes in the world. Join Aled to explore more deeply what this means for us to be the people of God. In this module you will let the text lead, digging into its meaning and message. This will lead you to explore themes of God, His love for the world and his people, and how we work that out together, for others.

TOPIC: Digging into Ephesians: Being God’s people in a Broken World
TUTOR: Aled Griffith
WHEN: 24th November 2018, 9am – 5pm (lectures), followed by round table discussion and then dinner at 6:30pm
WHERE: The Riverside Centre, Riverside Ct, Derby DE24 8HY
COST: £40 including lunch & dinner

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Dance
Nov
20
7:30 PM19:30

Dance

Learn basic movements to increase confidence in using dance as an expression of worship. A chance to just let go and dance! Be part of a choreographed routine All abilities welcome and those with no experience.

contact: claire goggin

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Everything Conference
Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Everything Conference

This event is being hosted by friends of Reach and is open to anyone who may like to attend.


The Everything Conference is open to everybody - if you're interested in finding out how to use your particular skills for the benefit of your community, we'd love to see you there. 

Our keynote speaker will be Michael Ramsden. Michael addresses audiences around the world on the relevance of the Christian faith to every part of life. He has spoken at NATO HQ in Brussels, the White House, and to Members of the European Parliament and is the International Director of RZIM.

Alongside times of prayer and worship, we will also be hearing throughout the day from those at the forefront of cultural renewal in talks, interviews and short films. From street artists and disability activists to celebrity chefs, they are renewing culture in different cities and different industries around the world in remarkable and inspirational ways. 

Our special guests include BATFA Award nominated director Stuart Hazeldine, comedian and TV script-writer Paul Kerensa, influential East London artist Lakwena Maciver, one of London's leading barbers Mark Maciver, Director of the African Prisons Project Alexander McLean and renowned chef and chocolatier Will Torrent.

To find out more about our special guests click here

  • £10 – Price Break 1 (1 Mar - 3 Sept)

  • £15 – Price Break 2 (4 Sept - 17 Oct)

  • £20 – Price Break 3 (18 Oct - 16 Nov)

  • £25 – On the day (17 Nov)

  • £10 – Concession - Students/Over 65's


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Dance
Nov
13
7:30 PM19:30

Dance

Learn basic movements to increase confidence in using dance as an expression of worship. A chance to just let go and dance! Be part of a choreographed routine All abilities welcome and those with no experience.

contact: claire goggin

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Youth weekend away
Oct
21
7:00 PM19:00

Youth weekend away

This weekend will give you the opportunity to connect with God and be equipped to share your faith in a way that is perfectly suited to who God has made you to be. With amazing worship, inspiring talks and topic-focused seminars there is a whole bunch to mull over.

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Alpha
Oct
2
to Dec 11

Alpha

2 October for a supper and then for 10 weeks

What is Alpha?
Alpha is a series of interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith.

Who is Alpha for?
Alpha is for anyone who is curious. The talks are designed to encourage conversations and explore the basics of the Christian faith in a friendly, open and informal environment. No questions are out of bounds and you are free to discuss as much r as little as you wish.

How does it work?
Based over 10 weeks with a Saturday event towards the end, the sessions include food, a short video or talk and a discussion where you can share your thoughts. If you think Alpha isn’t for you at any point there is no pressure to continue.

How much is it?
There is no charge to Alpha, but contributions towards food are welcome.

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