January 2019 Services & Readings

Wed 2nd 9.30am Mid-week Communion Sun 6th 9.30am Family Communion Service Isaiah 60: 1-6 / Matthew 2: 1-12   Wed 9th 9.30am Mid-week Communion Sun 13th 10.30am No 9.30am Service at St James – Joint service with Lees Methodist Church. Isaiah 43: 1-7 / Luke 3:...

Soup and Sandwiches

The next “Soup and Sandwiches” will be on Saturday, 16th February 2019, (11.30 – 1.30pm), with the Bring and Buy Stall as usual.Pre-Christmas “busyness”, illness and the threat of icy weather meant that not so many people came for lunch...

Christmas Services

Fri 14th Dec @ 6pm – Young people present their Christmas drama Sun 16th Dec @ 3pm – Joining the Carol Service at Lees Methodist Church Tues 18th Dec @ 6.30pm – Carols Round the Tree (opposite the church) Christmas Eve @ 3pm – Christingle Service Christmas Eve @...

The First War Memorial – back for 11th November, 2018.

November 2018      One Monday morning last summer, we were quite shocked to discover that the church’s First World war Memorial had literally fallen off the wall. Although the frame looked sound, the back had rotted badly and the nails rusted until they  could...

Two Rivers Swing Band

Our latest musical evening, on Saturday 27th October featured “big band” popular music with the “Two Rivers Swing Band”. They played a variety of music –  Glenn Miller and other classic swing numbers from the big band era and more modern...

Birds don’t worry

Here is one of the flock of birds which were suspended across the church for our Harvest Festival yesterday. Food stuff is being taken today to the Keighley Salvation Army Food Ban and over £60 (which will be multiplied by European Union match funding) sent to...

Harvest Festival next Sunday

St James’ celebrates Harvest Festival at 9.30 a.m. next Sunday (30th September).  The mask is one of the birds which the Friday Church children have been making in preparation for the Family Service.  Having had extra people come to our St James’ Sunday Songs of...

A Curate for 2019

We are delighted to let people know that Anthony Bennett will be coming to work in our two parishes next year.  He is currently training for ordination on a full-time theological course which includes spending an extended amount of time getting experience of ministry...

Bible Study in September

What does the Bible teach about prayer? During each of the three terms in 2017-18, Peter Mullins offered six weeks of study.  We explored the Communion service in the autumn.  We shared in a Lent Group in the spring.  And we experimented with an Enquirers’ Group in...

St Jamestide Festival

  Plans are developing for a St Jamestide Festival Weekend on 21st and 22nd July – a week after the Cross Roads Gala and the weekend nearest St James’ Day. Saturday 21st July – from 10.00 a.m. Festival Coffee Morning with games and displays Sunday 22nd July...