Entries by Liz Clark

A brilliant sleepover

The ‘big sleepover’ was a great success and a truely wonderful community experience. The camaraderie between the young people, many new to each other and spanning a large age range, and also between adults who were digging deep from busy working days to be involved in a potential all nighter was very special. Everyone supported […]

What a lovely email!

  This is an email that was sent to Rev. Amanda after the Baptism on Sunday. Subject: Thank you Wow Amanda! What a fantastic day yesterday. The service was so special and thanks for making it so. We have had lots of family members and friends talk about how fantastic you are – they all […]

Westminster’s Terrorist Attack

    Today the United Benefice of Kirkburton and Shelley, wish to thank and pay tribute to all those who were involved in the terrible and senseless acts of terrorism yesterday. To give our thanks and condolences for the lives taken and those injured by a lone terrorist who attacked the houses of parliament.   […]

Growing The Family with a Baptism

    This morning Rev. Amanda and Emmanuel Church welcomed the family and friends of Mila Mary Russell.  Mila who was looking gorgeous on her special day,  and while making her feelings known, was very well behaved.  The children joined in blessing the holy water and helping Rev. Amanda.  We would like to welcome Mila […]

A Prayer for the first week of Lent

God of hope, You know what it is like for us to face temptation, having been tempted in the wilderness. Yet you remained steadfast. Thank you that Jesus Christ, the Son of God and the Son of Man is able to rescue, heal and help, whilst understanding our pain and struggles. Amen.

Rev Amanda goes to Kirkburton First School

Rev Amanda and the newly formed Collective Worship Group at Kirkburton First School, delivered their first collective worship assembly. The theme covered:- Lent being a journey, a journey to meet with God and that the Lenten journey begins on Ash Wednesday.   The group described Ash Wednesday and Lent through the symbolism of an Easter […]

The Kind Stranger and the Blood shed.

This week Rev. Amanda took the story of the Kind Stranger to school. Starting at Shelley First School Rev. Amanda took the assembly where they preformed The Kind Stranger, based on the Good Samaritan, All was going well with the children acting as a fireman. a priest and a young boy on a skateboard.  Then […]

wow wow wow

What a night!  We certainly flew high at the Flying Ferret last night.  Out joint beneficiary had an amazing night with the auction raising an astonishing £1500 for our Youth Group.  Many thanks go to so many local businesses and people for donating things to be auctioned. Great night, Great community and Great results!