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Weekly News – w/c 15th July

PLEASE PRAY for our young people and their teachers as they break up from school and colleges for the summer break. Pray they will be safe and have an opportunity to rest and come back in September rejuvenated. God of play, God of learning – help us to follow you.

READ THE GOOD NEWS – Luke 10, 25-37
We all know the parable of the Good Samaritan. Help us to know our neighbours – next door and all over the world and shown them love them, as God loves us.

PRAYER AND WORSHIP IN THE COMING WEEK

Monday 15th July
9.30am Morning Prayer, Christ Church

Tuesday 16th July
9.30am Morning Prayer, St Mary’s

Wednesday 17th July
9.30am Holy Communion BCP, St Bart’s
10.00am Meltham Churches Together Prayers for the Community, St Bart’s

NEXT SUNDAY 21st July
09.30am St Bart’s, Holy Communion
09.30am St James’, Service of the Word
11.15am Christ Church, Holy Communion
11.15am St Mary’s, Service of the Word ANIMAL SERVICE – bring your animals large and small.

OTHER DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Wednesday 17th July – PCC @ St Bartholomew’s

Friday 19th July
09.00am–3.00pm St James’ Operation Christmas Child working group (with soup lunch)
10.00am-12 noon St James’, Community Card Group
10.30am-12 noon St Bart’s, Coffee and Chat.

ASK MELTHAM Meltham Town Council, in conjunction with Kirklees Council, are conducting an ASK MELTHAM exercise in the next few weeks. Jean Caunce, a member of St James’ congregation is a volunteer helping to collect data. Over the coming weeks she may approach you during coffee after a service to ask a few questions. What you say will be anonymous. Hopefully you’ll be happy to help so we can work to make Meltham an even better place to live.

Weekly News – w/c 8 July

PLEASE PRAY for families – that they will find a way a way to show love every day. Love that is patient, kind, that isn’t proud, doesn’t brag or dishonour people or look out for its own interests or succumb to anger and keep track of people’s wrongs. Pray that love always trusts, protects, hopes and never gives up.

READ THE GOOD NEWS – Luke 10, 1-11
Jesus said, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field”.

PRAYER AND WORSHIP IN THE COMING WEEK
Monday 8th July
9.30am Morning Prayer, Christ Church

Tuesday 9th July
9.30am Morning Prayer, St Mary’s
1.30pm Greenacres Songs of Praise

Wednesday 10th July
9.30am Holy Communion BCP, St Bart’s
10.00am Meltham Churches Together Prayers for the Community, St Bart’s
10.30am Bell House, Wilshaw Holy Communion

NEXT SUNDAY 14th July
09.30am St Bart’s, Holy Communion
09.30am St James’, Holy Communion
11.15am Christ Church, Service of the Word
11.15am St Mary’s, Holy Communion
4.30pm St James’, 5 ALIVE

OTHER DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Friday 12th July
09.00am–3.00pm St James’ Operation Christmas Child working group (with soup lunch)
10.30am-12 noon St Bart’s, Coffee and Chat.
No Community Card Group this week

Saturday 13th July
12-2pm – Helme – Summer Lunch
Tickets required – £10 from Janet Rockett 851424 or Pat Radford 851480

Real Ale Fest & Hog Roast at Meltham Memories

Join us this weekend @MelthamMemories where we will be serving quality beers along with our famous hog roast sandwiches. We’ve got beers from @MagicRockBrewCo @ThreeFiends @ossettbrewery @RatBrewery @FernandesBrewer and @EllandBrewery as follows:

Hat-Trick (Magic Rock)
High Wire (Magic Rock)
Bad Uncle Barry (Three Fiends Brewhouse)
Two Face Pale (Three Fiends Brewhouse)
Yorkshire Blonde (Ossett Brewery)
Yorkshire Brunette (Ossett Brewery)
Pekko (Ossett Brewery)
White Rat (Rat Brewery)
Mosaic (Fernandes)
Nettlethrasher (Elland Brewery)

We’ll also have the usual Cider from @PureNorthCider along with Wine and Prosecco.

See you there!

PS – don’t forget to invite / share with your friends!

Weekly News – w/c 1st July

PLEASE PRAY for our Parish – that we put God first and focus our energies on showing His love and saving grace to our community.

READ THE GOOD NEWS – Luke 9, 51-62
Follow Him, give your life to Him – there’s no need to look back.

PRAYER AND WORSHIP IN THE COMING WEEK
Monday 1st July
9.30am Morning Prayer, Christ Church

Tuesday 2nd July
9.30am Morning Prayer, St Mary’s

Wednesday 3rd July
9.30am Holy Communion BCP, St Bart’s
10.00am Meltham Churches Together Prayers for the Community, St Bart’s
10.30am Bell House, Wilshaw Holy Communion

NEXT SUNDAY 7th July
09.30am St Bart’s, Holy Communion
09.30am St James’, Family Service of the Word
11.15am Christ Church, Holy Communion
11.15am St Mary’s, Service of the Word

OTHER DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Friday 5th July
09.00am–3.00pm St James’ Operation Christmas Child working group (with soup lunch)
10.00am-12 noon St James’, Community Card Group
10.30am-12 noon St Bart’s, Coffee and Chat.
7.30pm St James’ Quiz Night and supper (£8.50 per ticket) in support of the Shoe Box Project (Operation Christmas Child)

Saturday 6th July
As part of the Meltham Memories (50’s and 60’s) Celebration the St Barts team will be serving Real Ales and tasty Hog Roast sandwiches behind the Church Hall.
Choose from a selection of 10 Real Ales, Cider, Wine and of course Prosecco! Please support us whatever the weather – it all needs drinking and eating!
Proceeds for St Bart’s Church Funds and the Church Hall Building Fund.

Sunday 7th July
12 noon St John’s, Kirkheaton – Bring and Share lunch then 1pm commissioning service for Tim and Kate Lee and family for their move to do God’s work in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Weekly News – w/c 24 June

PLEASE PRAY that wherever we find ourselves this week, we are encouraged to talk about Jesus even when it might be difficult or controversial to do so. Pray that we have the confidence to live in such a way that makes no sense unless Jesus is alive. And leave the rest to God.
(inspired by Nell Goddard’s blog for London Institute for Contemporary Christianity, 17/6/19)

READ THE GOOD NEWS: Luke 8, 26-39
Our chains and demons are no more when we commit to listening to and trusting Jesus.

PRAYER AND WORSHIP IN THE COMING WEEK
Monday 24th June
9.30am Morning Prayer, Christ Church

Tuesday 25th June
9.30am Morning Prayer, St Mary’s

Wednesday 26th June
9.30am Holy Communion BCP, St Bart’s
10.00am Meltham Churches Together Prayers for the Community, St Bart’s
1.30pm Greenacres Holy Communion
2.00pm Helme Hall Holy Communion

NEXT SUNDAY 30th June
11.15am JOINT PARISH COMMUNION at Christ Church, Helme
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OTHER DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Tuesday 25th June
1.00pm Women’s Fellowship trip to Wentworth Garden Centre – no service in Church

Wednesday 26th June
7.30pm Growth & Development meeting at the Vicarage.
We know that prayer works, come and join us.

Friday 28th June
09.00am–3.00pm St James’ Operation Christmas Child working group (with soup lunch)
10.00am-12 noon St James’, Community Card Group
10.30am-12 noon St Bart’s, Coffee and Chat.
7.00pm St James’ Women’s Speaker and Supper
Evening with Jane Collins talking about her latest visit to Kyema and the Mustard Seed Project.

ADVANCE WARNING
Friday 5th July
7.30pm St James’ Quiz Night and supper (£8.50 per ticket) in support of the Shoe Box Project
(Operation Christmas Child)
Sunday 7th July
St James’ BBQ

Wilshaw Flower Festival & Grand Concert – This Weekend!

Take a trip out to Wilshaw this weekend to visit the Flower Festival at St Mary’s Church. It’s on from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd June. Opening times as follows:

Friday and Saturday: 11am to 5pm
Sunday: 12:30pm to 4pm.

A Grand Concert will also take place on Saturday evening at 7:30pm
Join us for a Family Service on Sunday at 11:15am – ALL WELCOME.

Refreshments served throughout the weekend.

Yorkshire Day Celebration & Supper

Join us for an evening of music, joy and laughter provided by Yorkshire folk at our Yorkshire Day Celebration!

Saturday 3rd August @ 7:30pm in #Meltham Church Hall.
Get the date in your diary and grab a ticket before they’re all snapped up.

Admission by ticket only priced £12 which includes a 2 course supper.

Tickets on sale at Cafe 33, the Flower Box or from church members.

Beer, wine and soft drinks will on sale at the bar.

Don’t miss it!

Weekly News – w/c 17 June

PLEASE PRAY for our Parish, that we continue to celebrate our different traditions, but do so focused on the bigger priority of working together to help all people in Meltham, Meltham Mills, Helme and Wilshaw to have the opportunity to know and trust God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

READ THE GOOD NEWS – John 16, 12-15 – We trust in God the Holy Spirit who does not speak alone and guides us in what is yet to come.

PRAYER AND WORSHIP IN THE COMING WEEK

Monday 17th June
9.30am Morning Prayer, Christ Church

Tuesday 18th June
9.30am Morning Prayer, St Mary’s

Wednesday 19th June
10.00am Meltham Churches Together Prayers for the Community, St Bart’s
11.00am Quarterly Holy Communion and lunch, St Bart’s

NEXT SUNDAY 23rd June
09.30am St Bart’s, Holy Communion
09.30am St James’, Holy Communion
11.15am Christ Church, Service of the Word
11.15am St Mary’s, Service of the Word

OTHER DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Friday 21st June
09.00am–3.00pm St James’ Operation Christmas Child working group (with soup lunch)
10.00am-12 noon St James’, Community Card Group
10.30am-12 noon St Bart’s, Coffee and Chat.

Friday 21st, Saturday 22nd, Sunday 23rd June
FLOWER FESTIVAL at St Mary’s, Wilshaw.

ADVANCE WARNING OF A TRIP TO HELME!
Sunday 30th June
11.15am JOINT PARISH COMMUNION at Christ Church, Helme.
Come and celebrate and dedicate the work of our Parish with Rev’d John.