Repton is the cradle of Christianity in the Midlands.   Christians have worshipped on this site since 653 AD, when Elfleda, the new bride of Peada, son of King Penda of Mercia, introduced Christianity to his father's kingdom at Repton.   But while cherishing our past, we look to the future; recent years have seen major works to conserve the building and improve facilities.

We welcome you to our website and invite you to share with our worship at St Wystan's Church.

Christingle @ Messy Church
Sunday 16th December, 4 - 5.30 pm
Come and make your own Christingle, share in a short service and stay for tea

A Service of Nine Lessons and Carols
with The Wystan Singers
Sunday 23rd at 6.30 pm. Do join us.

from an original watercolour by Jean Shaw

Repton crypt, dating from the first half of the 8th century, is of exceptional interest.   Constructed perhaps as a baptistery, later a royal mausoleum, then a place of pilgrimage to St Wystan, it is one of the oldest and most important examples of Anglo-Saxon architecture to survive intact.   Sir John Betjeman described it as "holy air encased in stone".

Do explore the website.   As well as describing us and our beliefs, there are descriptions of the church and its history.  The site index, links below and links tables provide easy shortcuts.

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Rev'd Andrew Baguley

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This Week - Notices and Diary

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Services every Sunday 9.45

also at 8 am on the 1st & 3rd Sundays

also at 11 am on the 1st Sunday

and at 6.30 pm on the 2nd and 3rd Sundays

Holy Communion every Wednesday at 10 am

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Baptism, Confirmation & Marriage

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Prayer for Christian Healing
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The Repton Spoon

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November Parish Magazine

December Parish Magazine

Archived magazines

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Village Events

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