St. Mary's, Coton

Welcome to St Mary’s Church Coton in the Elms

We are a welcoming, inclusive, community focused church with lots going on for all ages. We are the first church in Derbyshire Diocese registered with the Inclusive church network and firmly believe in their mission statement. We believe in inclusive church – a church which celebrates and affirms every person and does not discriminate. All are always welcome at St Marys Coton. 

You can find us on the inclusive church website

Please follow the Facebook page to be updated on the events happening in church.

We Hold regular Sunday Communion Services on the second Sunday of each Month 

We also hold occasional all age worship on Saturdays

We hold adhoc services during festivals including carol services, crib services and midnight mass. We have Easter Sunday services and Harvest  

As well as services we have regular coffee mornings on the last Saturday of each month, as well as Bingo and Quiz nights. 

If you have any questions about things happening at St Mary’s Coton please contact the relevant person below:

Rev Derek Arnold (priest in charge): 07789631346 

Antonia Johnson (church warden): 07379054795 

Yvonne Scott (PCC secretary): 01283 760811

Get in touch

Antonia Johnson

01283 335359
What's on

Coffee Morning

Monthly. Every Last Saturday at for 2 hours
St. Mary's, Coton
Church Street Coton in the Elms Swadlincote, DE12 8HA, United Kingdom

Saturday Morning Coffee Mornings - held the last Saturday of the month. Warm breakfast rolls, tea, coffee, cakes, tombolas and much More.

last saturday of each month

Everyday faith

Discover how we can support you to find and follow God in your everyday life.


This is the latest Multi-Benefice newsletter from Rev Derek and Rev Bruce

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Our parish of Coton-in-the-Elms: St Mary is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). Our Diocese of Derby’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO.

If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the PSO Diane Makin 07342728911 or email [email protected] or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor Hannah Hogg 01332 388678. or see the attached link

If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services."

Diocen Safeguarding Team