Tapton Hill Congregational Church
An independent church founded in 1853 - A member of the Congregational Federation  
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See the Church diary for 2019 dates. 

Lent Groups

In conjunction with the other Crosspool Churches Tapton will be partiipating in a Lent Study based around the film 'The Greatest Showman'.

Sessions will be held Monday Mornings and Wednesday evenings led by the Ministers of 

Stephen Hill, St Columba and Tapton. Rev Will Fletcher, Rev Iain Lothian and Rev Suzanne Nockels

10th March: Showing of the film ‘The Greatest Showman,’ @ Tapton Congs – 6.30pm - Suzanne

11th March: 10.30 am @ Stephen Hill (Session1) - Will

13th March: 7.30 pm @ St. C or T.C (Session 1) – Suzanne

18th March: 10.30 am @ SH (Session 2) – Will

20th March: 7.30 pm @ St. C or TC (Session 2) – Suzanne

25th March: 10.30 am @ SH (Session 3) – Iain

27th March: 7.30 pm @ St. C or TC (Session 3) – Iain

1st April: 10.30 am @ SH (Session 4) – Will

3rd April: 7.30 am @ St. C or TC (Session 4) - Iain

8th April: 10.30 am @ SH (Session 5) – Will

10th April: 7.30 pm @ SH (Session 5) - Suzanne

Lego Church

During 2019 our hall will get taken over by a mountain of Lego. Children and their adults are given a themed challenge to make something out of the bricks. The morning starts at 10.30am and closes about noon with a short time of family-friendly worship.

Dates for Lego church:  2nd March, 20th April, 18th May, 22 June, 6th July, 10th August, 14th September, 19th October and 16th November.

Afternoon Tea Services

Come and enjoy a short period of worship whilst enjoying good food and company:

Dates: 31st March 

Hallam Churches Together - Good Friday Ecumenical Pilgrimage

9.15am Service at St Luke's 

9.35am Start from St Luke's

9.45  Reading at Lodge Moor shops

10.05am Reading at Lodge Moor Stoop

10.30am Reading at St Francis's with refreshments

11.20am Reading at Stephen Hill

11.30am Reading Crosspool shops

11.40am Reading St Columba

11.55am Reading at Tapton Hill

12noon  Service 

12.30pm Light lunch at Tapton


Coffee Afternoons- Come and enjoy refreshments and an opportunity to catch up with friends or make new ones.

Dates: 12th October

Activities earlier this year

A TASTE OF INDIA - Wednesday 20th February 

A social evening to raise funds for Maher, a home founded by Sister Lucy Kurien for destitute women and children in Pun, India. 

We enjoyed curry followed by a Q & A session.

This event raised over £300 for the Maher Home

Some activities from last year

American Thanksgiving Meal - 7.30pm Thursday 22nd November 2018
Included a talk on the Pilgrim Fathers
Church Anniversary - 2nd Sunday 9th December 
We were pleased to have Rev. Bill Bentham and Betty Bentham leading our worship

Carol Concert with our local Loxley Silver Band - 7.30 15th December
A popular annual event

Lego Church (Christmas) - 10.30am x noon Saturday 22nd December 2018
No charge but donations welcome. No unaccompanied children please.

Lego Church - Saturday 31 March 2018 

More than 20 children and adults built a 'Lego' structure to carry Easter eggs.

Christian Aid May Day trek -  7th May 
Members from the church joined over 100 walkers participating in the annual Christian Aid 6 mile Walk from St. Luke's Church Lodge Moor around Redmires. 

Sponsorship for the May Day trek and Night Hike has previously raised over £10,000 annually for the work carried out by Christian Aid and CAFOD.

This year the church also provided the front and back walkers to ensure the route was adequately signed and marshalls were in place for walkers safety.

Lego Challenge - 10.30am 30 June 2018

A further opportunity to build your own 'Lego' structure. 
Just turn up. No unaccompanied children please. 

Christian Aid Night Hike - 30 June 2018

A longer walk overnight from St Lukes into the Peak District 
Lego Church @ Harvest - 10.30 x noon Saturday 15th September 2018
Just turn up. No unaccompanied children please. 
Call Suzanne on 0114 2325790 Or email Object for more details

Disappearance of Eliza Grey, a One Woman Play - 7.30pm 13th October 2018

Tapton was pleased to welcome back Susannah Hallcroft later in 2018.  
Coffee afternoon - 2pm - 4pm 20th October 2018
No entry charge just turn up

Afternoon Tea Service 2.45pm Sunday 28th October 
This was afternoon tea combined with a period of worship led by Rev Suzanne Nockels

Crosspool in World  War l Talk - 7.30pm Friday 9th November 2018
Donations towards the Crosspool memorial appeal


Soup and Roll Club meets every first Thursday in the month.
Everyone welcome  -  From 11.30am to 1.30pm
Bible Study alternate Wednesdays at 7.30pm

Table tennis social and natter on the other Wednesdays.
RASCALS Breakfast Club Monday - Friday 7am to 8.30am
RASCALS After School Club - Weekdays in termtime
see diary for more information