A Song for Manchester: Rev Sean Robertshaw 24/05/17 Psalm 137 By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion. There on the poplars we hung our harps, for there our captors asked us for songs, our tormentors demanded songs of joy; they said, “Sing us one of the songs of Zion!” … Continue reading “A response to the events in Manchester : Revd Sean Robertshaw writes:”
The season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. It marks the beginning of a six week period of self reflection and preparation for Easter. It is a time of penance and of recollection. Each individual Christian supported by the church, its worship, liturgy and fellowship is invited to journey on with Jesus in hope and … Continue reading “Lent, Holy Week and Easter”
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 the things we have done recently.
On June 25th, Revd Evelyne Barrow, who has been with us at Christ Church for a year since she was ordained Deacon, was ordained Priest by Bishop Jonathan of Huddersfield, in a moving service at Halifax Minster. She was supported at the service by family, and friends from Christ Church and St. Thomas’. Four other … Continue reading “Evelyne ordained as Priest!”
Looking Ahead to 2016 Where does time go? It was only 18 months ago that we left the Holme Valley to embark on a new adventure in Oxford as I started my training for ordination. Yet, in that time, not only has the scenery changed—trading fine views for fine architecture, but our family scenery has … Continue reading “Steven Harvey writes…”
The annual presentation of the Nativity story, mostly by the Junior Church, but with adults taking part also – a real all-age event in fact – took place on 20th December. There was a large congregation present, and as usual, the children excelled – as indeed did the adults! Thanks to Hayden Minett for the … Continue reading “Nativity Presentation”