All Saints Parish Church, Denaby Main

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THE FIRST CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS was consecrated by the Archbishop of York in 1900 and demolished 1975. The new church was dedicated 27 July consecrated 21 January 1978 by the Bishop of Sheffield. Fire damaged the church in 1977 and it was re-opened 1979.
The church also contains a Miners Chapel designed by Jack Ford and built as a memorial to the surrounding mining communities. Dedicated by the Bishop of Sheffield in 1989.
WALLS OF THE CHAPEL are firebricks salvaged by hand from Cadeby, Manvers, Rossington and Hickleton Collieries and Mexborough Power Station.
DOOR to the chapel a gift from Eggbrough Power Station has its insignia etched in the glass.
THE HOLY TABLE glass side panels also gifts from Eggbrough are etched with words by church members and the front panel by Doncaster art students express gratitude to all who were inspired to help.
MINERS LAMP TOWER represents the miners lamp providing light for the chapel and shining outwards as a reminder to all of their heritage.
STEEL GATEWAY the arched sections are from Cadeby pit formed the roadways to the coal face were made at Manvers Colliery.
COCKERING/HERRING BONING was a method of shoring the roof underground used in the naive of the chapel. The split bars are supported by cocker arms from Barnburgh Colliery.
THE PIT WHEEL is the actual Cadeby pit wheel weighing 9 tons spans 19 feet. The wheel was mounted 125 feet high at the colliery site complete would weigh 11 tons. It had to be dynamited off its plinth.
WINDOWS - PUBLIC ART WAKFIELD organised a competition 18 artists submitted designs -
TONY BANFIELD depicts Denaby Colliery - Power Station and map showing the layout of the village before modernisation. The window shows grey strata of stone encases the coal, red and blue shafts for ventilation with the miners on the coal face.
PETER FRY shows the miner on the bottom crouched in readiness, above him the pressure of rocks and earth fractured yet massive, though this leads to a ray of hope. the winding rope from the pit wheel connects the top and bottom a symbol of the resurrection.
THE CROSS by HOWARD FENN former pupil at local Norhtcliffe school, design of a silver cross rising out of magnesium limestone rock from the local quarry. Limestone is used in coal mining to minimise the danger of explosion

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Reg Davies
The Vicarage
Church Road
Denaby Main
Doncaster
(01709) 862297
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Sunday

Holy Communion
We invite you to join with us in our weekly communion service. You are sure to receive a warm welcome.
Every Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Family Service
Family Service for Worship suitable for children of all ages and their carers
Every Sunday
Every Sunday at 11:15 AM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly
Jesus and Me
Weekly Family Servcie Family activities suitable for children with their Parents, grandparents, or other carers are invited to join in. Light refreshments are provided. Activities include Bible teaching, arts and craft, music and singing.
every week we invite children and their parents /carers to come together and learn through stories songs and craft activities about the bible.
Every Sunday at 3:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Evening Worship and Holy Communion
You have the opportunity of receiving holy communion at the evening service every second Sunday in the month.
Every second and last Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Evening Worship
This is a weekly time of formal evening worship that is warm and friendly. Our evening meeting often includes guest speakers. For further details contact the warden or the vicar.
Every Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour

Wednesday

Coffee Mornings
Informal sharing of fellowship, coffee tea and snacks on sale. An opportunity to make new friends catch with old friends and grab a bargain from our fund raising table top displays.
this is a weekly event
Every Wednesday at 9:00 AM for 3 hours
Refreshments

Features

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets

Designated wider space(s) for people with a disabled parking badge

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
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Incumbent: The Revd Reginald Charles DAVIES
Incumbent: The Revd David James HOPKIN
Incumbent: The Revd David James HOPKIN
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 17634
Built: 1975
Architect: Professor Ken Murta
Style of worship: Open Evangelical
Our Patron: Bishop of Sheffield
Archdeaconry: Doncaster (352)
Deanery: WEST DONCASTER (35205)
Benefice: Denaby Main (35/039 R)
Parish Legal Name: Denaby Main (350157 )
CofE Church Info: (635157 35/157)
Short URL: acny.uk/17634/
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This page was last updated on Tuesday 13th December 2011
 
 
 
All Saints Parish Church : Church Walk, Denaby Main, South Yorkshire, DN12 4AD

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