The Bishop of Derby will conduct services at three Ilkeston churches this month.
Bishop Alistair Redfern, will be giving advent addresses at All Saints, Kirk Hallam on December 6; St John’s Church, Nottingham Road, Ilkeston on December 13 and St Mary’s Church on The Market Place, on December 20. Services start at 6pm.
The final one at St Mary’s will include the Re-Dedication of the Church Bells. A total of £33,000 is being raised for the rectification of major faults with the operating mechanisms of the eight bells housed in the bell chamber.