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ARMITAGE BRIDGE

Holme Valley Singers present their New Horizons concert tonight (Saturday) at 7.30pm in St Paul's Church. This is the debut concert with new conductor Lipok Tzudir. There will be a varied programme and special guest will be William Robertson on cello. Last-minute ticket details from Sheila on 683720

BROCKHOLES

Parish communion at St George's Church was celebrated by the Rev David Barnes. Helen Dickinson read the lesson and ElizabethMosley was the server. VerenaWood played the organ.

The Rev Laura Hardy led worship at the Methodist Church and administered the sacrament. Keith Garside was the organist.

HOLMBRIDGE

Members of the Camera Club held a training evening led by Phil Hack and Geoff France when they met at St David's Church.

Pupils of Hinchliffe Mill Junior and Infant School and Holme Junior and Infant School joined members of the Women's Institute and St David's Church to plant daffodils in the church grounds in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care.

The RevGeoff Banks led midweek communion at St David's Church. Lessons were read by Ian Gold. Members of the Monkey Business, Over 60s and Tumble Tots groups met during the week. Friday evening prayers were conducted by the Rev Geoff Bamford.

Parish Eucharist at St David's Church was led by the Rev Geoff Bamford. The preacher was Martin Woodhead.

Lessons were read by Peggy Whiteley and Ian Gold and intercessions were led by the Rev Geoff Banks. Kathryn Kingdom and Alison Wise led the creche and junior church.

The pianist was Audrey Brook. During the day, members of St David's Church ran a stall at Holmfirth Market in aid of Macmillan Cancer Relief.

HOLMFIRTH

The date has already been sent for next year's Holmfirth Musical Festival. The 64th annual competition will take place in Holmfirth Civic Hall between Thursday and Saturday October 15-17. Adjudicator will be Gordon Stewart.

The 22nd Sunday after Trinity was celebrated at Holmfirth's Holy Trinity Church with 10.30 Parish Eucharist, the Rev Keith Griffin being celebrant. Linda Whitaker assisted with the chalice and Neil Sykes led the Intercessions. The reading was from 1 Thessalonians and Keith spoke about stewardship and how we deal with money. The Gospel reading was from Matthew 22, which says we should give to God the things which are God's. Refreshments were served after the service by Linda and Mike Smithers.

Sunday's service at the Methodist Church was led by Denise Yeadon. In a world in which we have rules for everything, Denise reminded that Jesus only made two rules: Love God, and Love your neighbour as yourself. There is no shortage of food, oil, or time in the world - only a shortage of love. Love comes from God and we must all share God's love with each other.

Praise and worship was led by Elyjoy and the band at Holmfirth Christian Centre's service at the Phoenix centre on Sunday morning. Sonmgs included those about God's grace and love.Ian Gooch preached on God's call on our lives and how he had been called by God to become a pastor at the Christian Centre.Becky Gooch led Explorers.

On Wednesday Ian Gooch spoke about Jesus the servant and how we too could have a servant heart and do things for God in His house. This inspiring evening began with a great time of praise and worship and ended in fellowship together.

The Last Sunday after Trinity was celebrated at Holy Trinity with 8am Holy Communion and 10.30am Parish Eucharist.

The Rev Keith Griffin was celebrant, assisted with the Chalice by Brian Shaw. Sian Whitford read from 1 Thessalonians 2.1-8. SueWinter led the Intercessions. Keith spoke about the greatest commandment, love of God, love of our neighbour and love of ourselves. Life is a gift and we should show our gratitude that life is good. Coffee was served after the service by Sue Styring and Kay Booth.

HONLEY

Honley Cricket Club is organising An Evening with Steve Kindon at the club on Saturday December 6. Tickets (pounds 20) include supper and all are welcome. More details from Becky on 667472.

Honley's Christmas Street Market will be held on Saturday December 6 and will feature festivemusic in St Mary's Church and a Christmas Tree Festival in Trinity Church.

Leukaemia Research will hold a jumble sale on Tuesday November 4 (6pm) in the Scout Hut, Moorbottom.

SCHOLES

St George's Working Men's Club will hold a Bonfire Night Fireworks and Disco on Saturday November 8, lighting at 6pm. Entry is pounds 3, with children under 12 free.

UPPERTHONG

Midweek communion at St John's Church was led by the Rev Geoff Banks, who was also the celebrant. A faith lunch was served in the meeting room afterwards.

Family communion on Sunday at St John's Church was conducted by the Rev Di Ellerton, who read the gospel, preached the sermon and was celebrant. The reader was John Booth. Philip Broadbent. assisted with the chalice and Peter Travis was the organist. The service included the baptism of Oscar John Booth Anderson. Coffee and biscuits were served afterwards by Pat Dixon.

WOOLDALE

The service on Sunday atWooldaleMethodist Free Church was led by Tony Hudson who read from Psalms and Matthew.

In his sermon he talked of Jesus washing the feet of the disciples. In the Bible people didn't have baths as often as we do today, so they had to wash their feet more often. He then talked of us passing on God's word to those we live and work with.Organist was PeterColdwell.GranvilleDews led worship at the church on Sunday. The organist was Keith Garside.
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Date:Nov 1, 2008
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