Nightflyers Big Band Concert

Nightflyers Big Band brightened up a miserable September evening  at St James’. Comprising of 14 musicians, including singer Susie Hart MBE, they played a wide variety of 40s music – Glenn Millar, Duke Elington and many more. Some people even made good use...

Big get-together Coffee Morning

BIG GET-TOGETHER COFFEE MORNING, (June 2017) As we had hoped this “get-together” was a gathering of friends and people in the community, enjoying each other’s company and celebrating many of the things that we have in common. It was deliberately extended to enable...

Welcoming Rev’d Peter Mullins

On Wednesday 28th June, St James’ hosted the service as the Rev’d Peter Mullins was instituted as Rector of Haworth, Cross Roads and Stanbury  by the Bishop, Right Rev’d Toby Haworth, and inducted by the Archdeacon Very Rev’d. Andrew Jolley....

“Tour de Yorkshire” 2017

This year (2017), on Sunday 30th April, the route came past st James’. The church stayed open throughout the morning until after the race had passed. Bacon sandwiches, cakes and hot drinks were available in the hall, and these were enjoyed by both church members...

Rev’d Peter Mullins Appointed

The Bishop of Leeds, The Rt. Rev’d Nicholas Baines, was pleased to announce that the Rev’d Peter Mullins, currently serving as Team Rector of Great and Little Coates with Bradley (West Grimsby Team Ministry), has been appointed as Incumbent of Haworth and Cross Roads...

Honorary Assistant Curates June letter

Dear everyone Well, it is my last newsletter entry and the interregnum is nearly over.  Fortunately you will have a letter from our new rector Reverend Peter Mullins to look forward to next month.  Hopefully we are all very thankful to God for the appointment being...

Church Boiler

Recently the heating engineers warned us that although they can be serviced, almost all the parts for the church boiler are no longer available and the hall boiler is obsolete! Fundraising will certainly need to...

Roof Repairs 2016

  Although awarded grants by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Garfield Weston and others in 2015/16, the discovery of bats delayed the start of this roof repair project. A further survey, done later in 2016, as soon as the weather became milder, confirmed that there was not...

The Rector’s last Column

Believe it or not it will 7 years and 4 months since my licensing as Priest in Charge when I celebrate our last communion on Sunday 8th January at the joint service at St Michael & All Angels. How time has flown! I remember being told by Canon Robin Gamble, who...

From the Rector – December 2016

It is good to be back with you; even if it is only a short time before we leave. Coming back it is exciting to see how much progress has been made on the roof and I cannot wait for it to be finished. It’s also been exciting to see how things have moved on. The Toddler...