Christ Church is a friendly welcoming group of Christ’s people who meet in a large church built in 1831 for a small village. Use the menu bar above to find out more about what we do here, and read the posts below which describe some of our recent events.
Bishop Jonathan, the Bishop of Huddersfield, spent time in our parish on Sunday 25th November, and he led the worship at our 11am service. A larger-than-usual congregation met the Bishop, and heard what he had to say.
See the bottom of this page for a quick link to an Online Consent Form. In common with most organisations, Christ Church has held data about church members for many years. In days gone by, these records – mostly names, addresses and telephone numbers – were kept in books or written lists. More recently, it … Continue reading “New Data Protection Regulations”
The choir presented its annual carol service on 17th December. In addition to seven congregational carols and nine readings, the choir sang nine pieces, including the world premiere of James Morgan’s “Wings of Angels”. The full programme can be seen here (two sets of words are omitted for copyright reasons). Listen to: Wings of Angels … Continue reading “Carol service 2017”
As our congregation members will know, we have been planning for some time to bring our facilities in Christ Church up to date, partly to satisfy disability regulations, but also to materially improve catering, access and toilet provision for all who use the building, both at our services and at other community events. The detailed … Continue reading “Building Appeal Launched”
The weekend of 15th to 17th September was set aside here at Christ Church as a Parish Weekend, where, using the theme of Harvest, we participated in worship, workshops, games, sharing, eating, walking and entertainment. We looked forward to this opportunity to meet together, and everyone was welcome to come along to some or all … Continue reading “Harvest Parish Weekend”
Christ Church has published a magazine for many years – since January 1885 in fact – and this continues successfully. However, electronic communication is very much on the increase, and we intend to make use of this by publishing, on an occasional basis, a newsletter which will outline what we are planning over the next … Continue reading “New Church Newsletter”
Christ Church members are looking forward to participating in the 2017 Festival of Faith, organised by the Upper Holme Valley Team following a very successful Festival two years ago – the first we have put on here. More details of the events and people running them can be found on the website dedicated to the … Continue reading “Festival of Faith”
Christ Church Choir currently has seven junior members, and five of these were candidates in May for the examinations for Chorister Awards, administered by the Royal School of Church Music. All five were successful, two of them at the higher Silver Award (also called the Bishop’s Award) level, three at the lower Bronze Award (also … Continue reading “Chorister Awards Successes”
June 21st is Reserves Day, so it seemed fitting to add this to our Church website. Earlier this week soldiers Andy Reid and Glen Tarten with their support team came to Christ Church fundraising for the Army Benevolent Fund. They are undertaking The Warrior Challenge over 14 days. They will visit the grave of each … Continue reading “Reserves Day”