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.)

The rest of October 2019:

Sat 19th: 10am Coffee Morning.

Sun 20th: St Luke's Sunday (Trinity 18). 10am Communion. (This is the only service today, instead of the usual services).

Tue 22nd: 9am St Luke's School Harvest Service in church.

Tue 22nd: 7.30pm PCC meeting.

Fri 25th: 6pm Jumble Sale (jumble welcome 6pm Thursday).

Sat 26th: 6pm Church Supper.

Sun 27th: Bible Sunday (19th and last Sunday after Trinity). 9.30am Communion, 11.15am All-Age Service.

(No School Service on 29th during the school half-term.)

November 2019:

Fri 1st: 11am Wedding of Paul and Hayley.

Sat 2nd: 9am Table Top Sale * and 10am Coffee Morning.

Sat 2nd: 1.30pm Thanksgiving & Blessing for Josef-Lee E.

Sun 3rd: All Saints' Sunday (4th before Advent).  8am Communion, 10.30am Family Service. 1.30pm Thanksgiving & Blessing for Marci and Coen S. 3pm The Ark ** at St John Ben Rhydding, which will include an appreciation of the life of Jean Vanier who pioneered the L'Arche Communities and who died earlier this year.

Mon 4th: 7.30pm Mothers' Union.

Thu 7th: 7.30pm for 8pm Deanery Synod at St John's Clayton. (No choir practice.)

Sat 9th: 1pm Christmas Fair (in the school hall).

Sun 10th: Remembrance Sunday (3rd before Advent).  9.30am & 11.15am Communion. 3pm Remembrance Service at the War Memorial on Eccleshill Recreation Ground.

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

Sat 16th: 9am Christmas Shopping Trip by coach to Bury Market (return around 5pm). Tickets £11 - ring Angie 07984 608375.

Sat 16th: 10am Coffee Morning.

Sun 17th: 2nd before Advent. 10am Morning Worship finishing with Communion. 3pm All-Together Worship ** at Northcliffe Church.

Mon 18th: 12noon Funeral and burial of ashes of Jennie Vickers.

Fri 22nd: 7.30pm PCC meeting.

Sun 24th: Christ the King Sunday ('Stir-up Sunday' - Sunday before Advent). 9.30am Communion, 11.15am All-Age Service.

Mon 25th: 7.30pm Churches Together in North Bradford AGM and Committee Meeting at St Andrew's Methodist Church.

December 2019:

Sun 1st: Advent Sunday. 8am Communion, 10.30am Family Service. (It is possible that we may also hold an "Eccleshill has talent at Advent" service at 4pm - details to be arranged.)

Mon 2nd: 7.30pm Mothers' Union Christmas Symposium.

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

Sun 8th: Advent 2. 9.30am Communion, 11.15am All-Age Service.

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

Sun 15th: Advent 3. 9.30am Communion, 10.30am Nativity Service.

Sun 22nd: Advent 4. 11.15am Communion, 4pm Christmas Carol Service. (No 9.30am Service today.)

Tue 24th: Christmas Eve. 4pm Crib Service, 11.30pm Midnight Communion.

Wed 25th: Christmas Day. 9.30am Communion.

Sun 29th: Christmas 1. 9.30am Communion, 11.15am All-Age Service.

(No School Services on 24th and 31st during the school Christmas holidays.)

January 2020:

Sun 5th: Christmas 2 (Epiphany Eve).

Mon 6th: 7.30pm Mothers' Union Admission Service and AGM.

Sun 12th: Epiphany 1.

Sun 19th: Epiphany 2.

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

Feb 2020:

Sun 2nd: Presentation of Christ in the Temple. (Epiphany 4).

Sun 9th: 3 before Lent.

Sun 16th: 2 before Lent.

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

Sun 23rd: Sunday before Lent.

Wed 26th is Ash Wednesday.

March 2020:

Sun 22nd is Mothering Sunday. 

April 2020:

Sun 12th is Easter Sunday.

May 2020:

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

June 2020:

Fri 12th: 7.30pm Fashion Show.


* 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, May, July, September and November.

*** Services at Ashcroft Nursing Home are planned for 2pm on the following Tuesdays in 2019: January 8th, February 12th, March 19th, April 16th, May 14th, June 11th, July 9th, (None in August,) September 17th, October 15th, November 12th, December 10th. 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.

If you have any queries about these please ring and ask us. This page was last updated on 17th October 2019.