November 2018 Services & Readings

Sun 4th    9.30am Family Communion Service Hebrews 9: 11-14 / Mark 12: 28-34 Wed 7th 9.30am Mid-week Communion Sun 11th 9.30am Morning Worship (Remembrance) – moving on afterwards to the War Memorial in Cross Roads Park Hebrews 9: 24-28 / Mark 13: 1-8 Wed 14th 9.30am...

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...

Soup and Sandwiches

After a number of Coffee Mornings over the summer,  “Soup and Sandwiches” resumed in September. It was good to see many familiar faces. Demand for the sandwiches, and soup, pancakes and cake was steady and it was certainly a good morning. October’s...

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...

The War Memorial falls

The church’s First World War Memorial has simply fallen off the wall.  This is exactly the scene we found on Sunday morning.  Our guess is that we had overlooked the way in which dry rot and/or damp eliminated from this part of the building over the last couple of...

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...

Coffee Mornings

During the summer months, Coffee Mornings have replaced the lunchtime “Soup and Sandwiches”. Starting at 10am. they provide a place to get-together with a hot or  cold drink and a choice of home made cake. The next Coffee Morning will be on Saturday, 21st...