As is reported in the item below, our vicar, Revd Canon Sean Robertshaw is currently serving as an army padre in Kabul. This morning around 7.40, Radio Leeds broadcast an interview with him, on Johnny l’Anson’s programme. This can be heard online (at least for a week) at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p013l336. This is a 3-hour programme, but [...]
The Parish Church of New Mill, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire stands proudly on a hill side overlooking the village. A member of the Upper Holme Valley Team Ministry within the missionary Diocese of Wakefield , it is a lively church, with a thriving Junior Church, Choir and bellringing group.
There are no special qualifications required to be a member of Christ Church – its doors are open to all. Being part of Christ Church is like being part of a large family.
Children form an important part of Christ Church’s family.
Christ Church boasts
a traditional choir
and a worship band,
which work together
The church building
is used for other
Christ Church’s doors are open to people of all ages.
- is led by the Team Rector of the Upper Holme Valley Team Ministry, Revd. Canon Sean Robertshaw, assisted by priest Revd Steve Dixon and deacon Revd. Ailsa Brooke. The church also has lay pastoral assistants, and an active group of leaders, who strive to ensure that worship is always worthy and that all groups of people are catered for.
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The Christian Church effectively began when the Holy Spirit descended on the apostles gathered together some time after Jesus’ resurrection and ascension. They were inspired to preach the gospel to all nations, and we celebrate this event at Pentecost, May 19th this year. Our morning service (11am) will feature Praise for Pentecost, and all will be welcome. Do join us!
on February 3, 2013
on February 2, 2013
The vicar of Christ Church, New Mill, also the Team Rector of the Upper Holme Valley Team Ministry, Canon Sean Robertshaw, has for many years also been active as an army chaplain, and he has now completed the first month of a three-month deployment as British Chaplain in the Kabul area. He has sent back [...]
on February 1, 2013
The Upper Holme Valley Team Anniversary service was held at Christ Church on 27th January. The theme was a follow-up to the Team Conference last June: “Continuing to Live and Work for His Praise and Glory”, and during the service, representatives from the Team churches spoke about developments occurring in their churches as a result [...]
on December 9, 2012
What a fantastic day at Christ Church yesterday with the street market. Many people from the local community gathered to begin Christmas Celebrations. A big thank you to Kirkroyds and Wooldale Schools and Holmfirth High music department for their support; and also to the choirs at New Mill and all the store holders, crafts people [...]
on November 12, 2012
This year we saw over 500 people through the church doors, lining the streets and attending the war memorial. We even ran out of cups of tea at the club. Hepworth Band and Christ Church’s choir provided the musical backdrop for the service which was attended by Nathalie Taylor, Jake Hartley’s mother wearing her Elizabeth [...]
on October 11, 2012
Georgia and Laura Brockway joined the choir of Christ Church, where their mother Melanie is a soprano, some time ago, but were formally admitted as full members of the choir on Sunday 7th October, in a short ceremony conducted by the curate Revd Ailsa Brooke at the start of the Family Communion service. As probationer [...]
on October 3, 2012
Members of the Thongsbridge detachment Army Cadet Force met at Christ Church New Mill on Tue 2nd Oct at 7.30 to dedicate a new standard which has been sourced and provided by New Mill branch Royal British Legion. The service was led by Padre Sean Robertshaw, who is also Vicar of Christ Church. This service [...]
on September 22, 2012
The organ at Christ Church was diagnosed a few years ago as suffering from brittleness of its pneumatic motors, and repairs have become more necessary as time has gone on. We have now launched a repair fund, target £7000. Donations will of course be very welcome. The choir has released a CD recording of its [...]
Christ Church caters for both traditional and modern styles of worship by following a varied pattern of worship. We try to accommodate all tastes and ages, growing together in faith. Check out our Services Page for more details. And of course as a church family we also meet together at great social events throughout the year.
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Where We Are
Sude Hill, New Mill
Holmfirth, Huddersfield HD9 7BL