EU referendum: Statement by Archbishops of Canterbury and York

Friday 24th June 2016 Archbishop Justin Welby and Archbishop John Sentamu have issued this joint statement today after the UK voted to leave the European Union: On Thursday, millions of people from across the United Kingdom voted in the referendum, and a majority expressed a desire that Britain’s future is to be outside the European … Continue reading “EU referendum: Statement by Archbishops of Canterbury and York”

Junior Church Reps’ Beetle Drive

Eve and John hosted their second fund raiser on Friday 17th June – a beetle drive. It proved to be an enjoyable fun evening, with the youngest participant only 5 years old, and the oldest over 90. £88 was raised for Eve’s charity (K-9 Angels), John’s charity (British Heart Foundation) and church.

Chorister wins Dean’s Award

Our Junior Chorister Lydia Robertshaw was successful in the recent examinations for Chorister Awards held by the Wakefield Area of the Royal School of Church Music, and has been awarded the Dean’s Chorister Award. This was presented to her (along with other successful candidates from Wakefield Cathedral, St. Giles’ Pontefract and St. Mary’s North Elmsall) … Continue reading “Chorister wins Dean’s Award”

Confident, Growing, Changing – a Vision for our Diocese

An invitation to share in shaping the vision for our Diocese: Confident Christians – Growing Churches – Changing Communities : these objectives are at the heart of who we are as Christian people serving God in the world today. Our bishops want to grow this vision for our diocese and they want everyone in our … Continue reading “Confident, Growing, Changing – a Vision for our Diocese”

Christian Aid

This week (15th to 21st May) is Christian Aid Week, when New Mill in common with many other communities, makes a special effort to collect for this very deserving charity. Please be generous, either via our collection in church, or by filling the envelopes that our collectors have delivered and will collect at the end … Continue reading “Christian Aid”

Hepworth Band Viennese Concert

music @ Christ Church’s first concert of 2016 was a matinee presentation of Viennese music. Band members dressed appropriately for a Viennese concert, and this helped to set the atmosphere. The concert was well-supported; the galleries had to be opened as the downstairs seats filled. A most enjoyable concert.