Events and services

On this page we try to put what is going on: but inevitably it lags behind reality and can't contain everything. Please ring the vicar if you want to know more details. (The weekly activities - School Service (during school terms), Foodbank and Choir Practice - continue each week unless this page says otherwise.)

January 2020:

Sun 12th: Epiphany 1. 10am Communion.

Tue 14th: 2pm Service at Ashcroft Nursing Home ***.

Thu 16th: 7.30pm PCC Meeting.

Sat 18th: 10am Coffee Morning.

Sun 19th: Epiphany 2. 8am Communion, 10am Service of the Word.

Sun 26th: Epiphany 3. 10.30am United Worship (with Churches Together in North Bradford) at St Luke's Eccleshill. Preacher: Rev'd Kerry Tankard (the new Chair of the Yorkshire West District of the Methodist Church).

Feb 2020:

Sat 1st: 9am Table Top Sale * and 10am Coffee Morning.

Sun 2nd: Presentation of Christ in the Temple. (Epiphany 4). 8am Communion, 10.30am Family Service. 3pm The Ark ** at St John Ben Rhydding.

Mon 3rd: 7.30pm Mothers' Union "WW2 Evacuee" Margaret Swift.

Sun 9th: 3 before Lent. 10am Communion.

Tue 11th: 2pm Service at Ashcroft Nursing Home ***.

Wed 12th: Beginning of the period of revision of the Church Electoral Roll.

Sat 15th: 10am Coffee Morning.

Sun 16th: 2 before Lent.  8am Communion, 10am Service of the Word. 3pm All Together Worship ** at Northcliffe Church.

Mon 17th: 7.30pm PCC meeting.

(No School Service on 18th during the school half-term.)

Sun 23rd: Sunday before Lent. 10am Communion.

Wed 26th is Ash Wednesday. Completion of Revision of the Church Electoral Roll.

March 2020:

Sun 1st: Lent 1. 8am Communion, 10.30am Family Service, 11.30am Annual Meeting of Parishioners (to choose churchwardens).

Mon 2nd: 7.30pm Mothers' Union: "The Oldest Sweet Shop in Britain" Keith Tordoff.

Sat 7th: 9am Table-Top Sale * and 10am Coffee Morning.

Sun 8th: Lent 2. 10am Communion.

Tue 10th: 2pm Service at Ashcroft Nursing Home ***.

Sun 15th: Lent 3. 8am Communion, 10am Service of the Word, 11am Annual Parochial Church Meeting.

Sat 21st: 10am Coffee Morning.

Sun 22nd: Mothering Sunday (Lent 4). 10am Communion

Sun 29th: Passion Sunday (Lent 5)Clocks forward.  10am Communion. 

April 2020:

Sat 4th: 9am Table-Top Sale * and 10am Coffee Morning.

Sun 5th is Palm Sunday.

Mon 6th: 7.30pm Mothers' Union: "My trip to a Ugandan Orphanage" Christine Pitts.

Sun 12th is Easter Sunday.

Tue 14th: 2pm Service at Ashcroft Nursing Home ***.

Sat 18th: 10am Coffee Morning.

Sun 19th 3pm All Together Worship ** at Northcliffe Church.

Sat 25th: 2pm Mothers' Union Senior Citizens' Afternoon Tea with entertainment.

Sun 26th: 2pm Thanksgiving & Blessing for Amelia W..

May 2020:

Thu 7th: Elections of local councillors and Police & Crime Commissioner - Church building in use as a polling station.

Mon 11th: 7.30pm Mothers' Union "The James Herriot Story" John Gilleghan.

Tue 12th: 2pm Service at Ashcroft Nursing Home ***.

June 2020:

Mon 1st: 7.30pm Mothers' Union "Health in the Third Age" Sue Nicholas.

Tue 9th: 2pm Service at Ashcroft Nursing Home (provisional).

Fri 12th: 7.30pm Fashion Show.

Sun 21st: 3pm All Together Worship ** at Northcliffe Church, and also on September 20th and November 15th.

July 2020:

Mon 6th: Mothers' Union Evening Meal Out. ****

Tue 14th: 2pm Service at Ashcroft Nursing Home ***.

Notes:

* To book a place at sales, call 07807 098174.

** Especially suitable for those with learning disabilities and their families and carers. The Ark usually runs at St John Ben Rhydding at 3pm on the first Sunday of each month except August, and All-Together Worship usually runs at Northcliffe Church at 3pm on the third Sunday of February, April, June, September and November.

*** Services at Ashcroft Nursing Home are planned for the following Tuesdays in 2020: January 14th, February 11th, March 10th, April 14th, May 12th, June 9th, July 14th, (None in August,) September 8th, October 13th, November 10th, December 8th (the second Tuesday of each month except August). They may be changed in various circumstances (for example illnesses, or a funeral being booked), so please check on this web site before coming. Ashcroft Nursing Home welcomes visitors to these services, but of course visitors have to follow the rules and sign in and out.

We are also open to the possibility of conducting church services in other places, and if community groups would like to take up this offer then please contact us.  For example, we used to conduct monthly services at the Eccleshill Community Hospital before it was closed down.

**** The Mothers' Union will also meet at 7.30pm on Mondays Sept 7 ("All in a day's work" Chris Helmes), Oct 5 ("A 60's Roadie" George Stewart), Nov 2 ("Hymns for all souls" John Hartley), and Dec 7 (Christmas Symposium). The Ladies of the Church will hold the Christmas Fair on November 14th.

If you have any queries about these please ring and ask us. This page was last updated on 15th January 2020.