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‘Crisis’ Coffee Morning

“Crisis” Coffee Morning

Saturday 24th November

10.00 – 12.00

St. James’ Church, Meltham Mills

Stalls for this year include:
Burhouse Beads
Traditional sweets
Crafts and gifts
Silent auction

Please support this event which raises money for the “Crisis” charity which helps the homeless throughout the year.

There will also be a stall selling Community Cards for the Welcome Centre and a stall raising funds for Operation Christmas Child.

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

HELP!!!! is needed to put up the lights in Meltham on Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th November.

Please contact Lee Whiteley on 07447 648550 or email lee_whiteley@hotmail.co.uk for details on where and when to meet up.  Climbing ladders is not a necessity as Lee is a fireman.

 

Weekly News – w/c 19 November

PLEASE PRAY for California and other areas as they battle fierce fires sweeping through towns and homes. For all those who have lost their homes and possessions. For those who have lost family and friends. Please pray for the winds to die down and the fires to cease.

READ THE GOOD NEWS – Mark 13.1-8
Let us be aware and wise to the signs that Jesus mentions regarding the end times. Let us not be deceived but be prepared by remaining close to Him.

PRAYER AND WORSHIP IN THE COMING WEEK

Monday 19th November
9.30am – Morning Prayer, Christ Church

Tuesday 20th November
9.30am – Morning Prayer, St Mary’s

Wednesday 21st November
9.00am – BCP Holy Communion, St Bartholomew’s
10.00am – Meltham Churches Together Prayers for the Community, St Bartholomew’s

NEXT SUNDAY 25th NOVEMBER
St Bartholomew’s – Holy Communion, 9.30am
St James’ – Holy Communion, 9.30am
St Mary’s – Service of the Word, 11.15am
Christ Church – Holy Communion, 11.15am

OTHER INSERTS FOR YOUR DIARY:
Saturday 24th November – 10.00am – 12.00pm
“Crisis” Coffee Morning – Raising money for the “Crisis” charity that supports the homeless throughout the year. Event includes various stalls at St James’ Church,

Throughout December
Advent with Tearfund – Every day, in the run up to Christmas, Tearfund are sending out inspirational messages including videos, prayer and reflections for your personal quiet times. Why not join the campaign ‘Real Advent’ and use the precious days before Christmas to prepare your heart and minds? And be expectant for the season of Jesus’ birth. To receive the daily reflections visit ‘Christmas with Tearfund’ and enter your email address.

Please send all weekly news entries to Amelia at parishofchristtheking@gmail.com

The Unknown Soldier – Play commemorating the Armistice Centenary

This poignant one-man play written and performed by former soldier Ross Ericson in tribute to the end of the Armistice Centenary 1918 – 2018, will be performed in St Bartholomew’s Church, #Meltham on Friday 16th November at 8pm.

Touring Nationally in 2018 and now coming to Meltham.  It’s got top reviews and comes highly recommended.
​Written and Performed by Ross Ericson. Directed by Michelle Yim

https://www.gristtheatre.co.uk/the-unknown-soldier

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/theatre-dance/reviews/the-unknown-soldier-review-brighton-fringe-first-world-war-armistice-somme-french-war-cemeteries-a7734701.html

Tickets £10 (includes a drink) available from The Flower Box or phone 07761 393502 to reserve your tickets now.  Tickets also available on the door.  Please SHARE with your friends and family to help us make others aware.  It’s one not to be missed!

Weekly News – w/c 12 Nov

PLEASE PRAY for all those who have lost, suffered and been affected by acts of War, recent and long ago. Remember those who have sacrificed so we may live, and let us honour them with how we live our lives today.

READ THE GOOD NEWS – Mark 1.14-20
Let us be willing, as disciples of Jesus, to give up everything and do what it takes to be a follower of Jesus. “The time has come” he said. “The Kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!”

PRAYER AND WORSHIP IN THE COMING WEEK

Monday 12th November
9.30am – Morning Prayer, Christ Church

Tuesday 13th November
9.30am – Morning Prayer, St Mary’s

Wednesday 14th November
9.00am – BCP Holy Communion, St Bartholomew’s
10.00am – Meltham Churches Together Prayers for the Community, St Bartholomew’s

NEXT SUNDAY 18th NOVEMBER
St Bartholomew’s – Holy Communion, 9.30am
St James’ – Service of the Word, 9.30am
St Mary’s – Holy Communion, 11.15am
Christ Church – Holy Communion, 11.15am

OTHER INSERTS FOR YOUR DIARY
Friday 16th November
The Unknown Soldier – to commemorate the Centenary of the Armistice, St Bartholomew’s, 8pm (doors open from 7pm).
Tickets £10 available from Pam – 07761 393502 or The Flower Box.

Reverse Advent Calendar
Each day during December you add an item to a box and on Christmas Eve donate the contents to a food bank.
St Mary’s are joining in on this scheme and would like to invite everyone to join in too. For more information please speak to Liz Pearson or visit www.muminthemadhouse.com

Sunday 9th December
National Candle Lighting – Bereaved Parents Service at St Mary’s, Wilshaw, 6.30pm.
Please invite anyone who has lost a child. For more information, contact Jacqueline – 01484 663867

Please send all weekly news entries to Amelia at parishofchristtheking@gmail.com

Centenary commemoration of the end of the 1914-1918 First World War

#MELTHAM REMEMBERS – Centenary commemoration of the end of the 1914-1918 First World War @ St Bartholomew’s Church

‘There But Not There’ – An installation for the Fallen – Church open daily – all welcome to view the installation of transparent military figures seated in the Church along with our memorial display of over 2000 hand made poppies. The figures serve as a reminder of those who made the ultimate sacrifice, back in the space they left behind. Take time to sit among them, reflect and remember.

Please see https://www.therebutnotthere.org.uk/ for further details

REMEMBRANCE SERVICES ON SUNDAY 11TH NOVEMBER:  ST BARTHOLOMEW’S @10:30AM and ST MARY’S WILSHAW AT 2PM

There are still some tickets available for the play ‘THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER’ taking place in St Bartholomew’s Church on Friday 16th November.  Tickets £10 including drink available from the Flower Box.

Please see https://www.gristtheatre.co.uk/the-unknown-soldier for further details.

PLEASE SHARE TO MAKE OTHERS AWARE.

 

 

Weekly News – w/c 5 November

PLEASE PRAY for health among us. At this time of year when so many illnesses are passing around, pray for protection and quick healing.

READ THE GOOD NEWS – John 11.32-44
Let us never underestimate the power of Jesus’ name. Believing that through Him, all things are possible. ‘Then Jesus said, “Did I not tell you that if you believe, you will see the glory of God?”

PRAYER AND WORSHIP IN THE COMING WEEK

Monday 5th November
9.30am – Morning Prayer, Christ Church

Tuesday 6th November
9.30am – Morning Prayer, St Mary’s

Wednesday 7th November
9.00am – BCP Holy Communion, St Bartholomew’s
10.00am – Meltham Churches Together Prayers for the Community, St Bartholomew’s

NEXT SUNDAY 11th NOVEMBER
St Bartholomew’s – Remembrance Sunday Service, 10.30am.
St Mary’s – Remembrance Sunday Service, 2pm

OTHER DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Wednesday 7th November
Church Growth & Development Meeting at St James Church, 7.30pm
St Bartholomew’s DDC Meeting, 7.30pm

Monday 12th November
Meltham Mustard Seed Curry Evening at The Pink Elephant, 7pm
Monday 12th November – 7th December
Operation Christmas Child Events:
(Friday’s at St James Church have now finished.)
OCC Processing Centre opens Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm daily. Late night on Wednesday 21st November, till 8.00pm.

Donated OCC shoeboxes can be dropped off at The Crossroads Shop between 1st and 18th November.

Please send all weekly news entries to Amelia at parishofchristtheking@gmail.com

Weekly News – w/c Mon 29 October

PLEASE PRAY for our churches, for churches around the nation and all over the world. For churches to be filled, not just with His people, but with His Holy Spirit.

READ THE GOOD NEWS – Mark 10.46-end
Bartimaeus, even though disadvantaged and discouraged by others, was determined not to let Jesus pass by without meeting Him, and as a result received his sight. We too have the privilege to meet with Jesus, personally and collectively, and be in His presence. Don’t let the opportunity pass you by.

PRAYER AND WORSHIP IN THE COMING WEEK

Tuesday 30th October
9.30am – Morning Prayer, St Mary’s

Wednesday 31st October
9.00am – BCP Holy Communion, St Bartholomew’s
10.00am – Meltham Churches Together Prayers for the Community, St Bartholomew’s

NEXT SUNDAY 4th NOVEMBER
St Bartholomew’s, 9.30am – Holy Communion
St James’, 9.30am – Holy Communion
St Mary’s, 11.15am – Holy Communion
Christ Church, 11.15am – Holy Communion

OTHER DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Tuesday 30th October
St Bartholomew’s Women’s Fellowship – starts at 2.00pm (not 7.30pm)

Thursday 1st November
‘Democracies don’t go to war’. The 13th Annual Huddersfield Quaker Peace Lecture. Molly Scott Cato MEP, Green Party speaker on Brexit and Finance – 7.30pm at
Huddersfield Quaker Meeting House, Church Street HD1 4TR

Saturday 3rd November
John Thornton will be giving a recital at St Bartholomew’s Church in celebration of his 50 years as an organist. Please come along to show your appreciation – 11.00am

Please send all weekly news entries to Amelia at parishofchristtheking@gmail.com