Lent and our villages

In our Lent praying for each other’s Christian discipleship, for the second half of this week our focus is on those who ensure our village infrastructure flourishes: members of our congregations  who are members of the Parish Council, trustees of local charities or...

Lent and companions

For the first part of this week it will be those who care for, help and visit friends and neighbours for whom we will be praying. Shared eating, socialising, ‘being a voice of reason’, calling to see a lady who cannot now drive, shopping for a neighbour, and visiting...

Lent and keeping fit

For the second part of this week, those taking part in our Lent activities are moving on to pray for the large number of members of our congregations who hike, ramble, run and walk, who take exercise at a Bowling Club, diving, at exercise classes, at keep-fit...

Lent and family life

For the first part of this week, those taking part in our Lent activities are praying for each other as Christian disciples in family lives.  This was the second biggest category of answers when we asked fifty people about where they spend their time.  Strikingly,...

Soup and Sandwiches

The next “Soup and Sandwiches” will be on Saturday, 16th March  ’19, (11.30 – 1.30pm), with the Bring and Buy Stall as usual.February saw another busy “Soup and Sandwiches”. As Usual, the bacon sandwiches proved popular  whilst the...

Lent under way

Twenty people shared in special Ash Wednesday services and now many have begun to use our special Lent leaflet to pray for each other.  For the end of this week we are simply praying for all that is done within the life of our churches, from those who run the stalls...

March 2019 Services & Readings

Fri 1st 2.00pm Women’s World Day of Prayer Service (St Michael’s, Haworth) Sun 3rd   9.30am Family Communion Service Exodus 34.29-end / Luke 9.28-36 Wed 6th 9.30am 7.30pm Holy Communion with reflection (St James’, Cross Roads) Holy Communion with reflection (St...

Lenten disciples

Things are ready for the beginning of Lent. Over the last few weeks, almost exactly fifty members of our three congregations (perhaps a third of the adults who we might expect to see at worship on anything like a regular basis) have provided a note about where they...

All Age Worship message

Here is the main window of the church and the version of its main scene produced at All Age Worship on 10th February. The subject is Jesus teaching a crowd while seated on a hillock – what we call ‘The Sermon on the Mount’. Where there is writing in the window some of...

Launching All Age Worship this Sunday

Several families joined us for worship at special times in the second half of 2018 – at Songs of Praise for St James’s Day, for our Harvest Festival, at our Remembrance Sunday observation and when we had Christingle on Christmas Eve. So about every eight weeks in 2019...