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BROCKHOLES Members of St George's Church and |Brockholes Methodist Church and friends enjoyed an outdoor service held at Brockholes recreation ground. The Rev Tim Moore and his wife Hazel led the service. Vintage Brass provided the music. Six readers read from the Bible. The service was about Change. To illustrate this, a jar of cream was passed among the congregation to shake until it turned into butter. The children turned jelly into water. A collection was taken for Children in Need. Mrs Eileen Littlewood and Mrs Christine Williams provided refreshments. A service of said holy communion at St |George's Church on Sunday evening was led by the Rev Liam Beadle, whose message encouraged us to have open hearts, open hands and open eyes.

HOLMBRIDGE Midweek holy communion at St David's |Church was led by the Rev Geoff Bamford when lessons were read by Ian Gold. The Monkey Business toddler group met, the free lunches were held and the Breathing Space cafe was open in he afternoon. The Thursday morning house group met in Holmfirth hosted by Ian and Diana Hogley. The evening house group met in Holmbridge hosted by Ian Gold and led by Carolyn Burley.

|Parish communion with creche and young people's groups on Sunday at St David's Church was conducted by the Rev Ailsa Brooke. Lessons were read by Judi Bamford and the Rev Geoff Bamford, who also led intercessions and administered the chalice. Jean Chapman was the organist. In the afternoon, the youth group met in the parish hall.

HONLEY The Rev Liam Beadle led parish eucha-|rist at St Mary's Church. The eucharist server was Huw Griiffiths, who also administered the chalice with Pauline Adams. Andrea Gosslin read the lesson and intercessions were led by Angeline Baker. The organist was Elizabeth Jones.

UPPERTHONG The Tuesday morning prayer breakfast |was held at the Dawsons' home. In the evening, the Mothers' Union held its monthly meeting. Holy communion on Thursday at St John's Church was led by the Rev Keith Griffin, who was also the celebrant. A faith lunch followed in the meeting room.

|Family communion on Sunday at St John's Church was led by the Rev Di Ellerton, who preached the sermon and was the celebrant. The readers were Hilary Roberts and John Ellerton. David Steele gave prayers and Bill Brown assisted with the chalice. Refreshments were served by Hilary Roberts.

WILSHAW A service of Holy Communion was held at St Mary's last Sunday. The celebrant was the Rev Judy Kenworthy who preached on the Sower and the Seed. Kim Howe assisted at the altar and led the intercessions. Peter Pearson was sidesman, Hilary Livingstone read the lessons and the organist was Elizabeth Pearson WOOLDALE The service at Wooldale Methodist Free |Church on Sunday was led by Mrs Wendy Bower when readings were taken from Jeremiah 6 verses 13 to 20 and Psalm 77 verses 10 to 20 articles were also read from the Our daily Bread bible notes book. In her talk Wendy spoke about memories and spiritual journeys talking of things that have happened in the past help us to move forward to the future trusting God to walk beside us every day of our lives.

|After the service members of the con-gregation joined with our friends from Wooldale Methodist Church to celebrate two couples' special anniversaries. There will be no service at the Free church on Sunday July 20 as once again we are joining with our friends from Wooldale. The following week (the 27th) they return the compliment and join with us when the service will be at 10.30am and Mr Robert Booth will be the preacher. Thanks as always to our pianist Mrs Sylvia Jordan who once again played for us.

|Morning worship at the Methodist Church was led by the Rev Richard Thompson and sacrament was taken.The organist was Nigel Morris and refreshments were served. Afterwards a silver and golden wedding anniversary celebration meal was held for Nigel and Denise Morris and Trevor and Barbara Jones. Next week, worship at 10.30am will be led by Trevor Jones and all are welcome.
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Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
Date:Jul 15, 2014
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