This week Robb and Ruth did something a bit more akin to the Rock Mass to celebrate Pentecost!
Dear friends, Apologies if this update is a little long. Those of you who are connected to our social media accounts will have already heard the news that the Church of England has suspended public worship for the foreseeable future due to Coronavirus. Firstly, I would like to assure you of our support in the […]
Have a look at what the kids are getting up to during lent at Holy Nativity.
Lent began with a bang at Holy Nativity with the annual pancake party! Loads of people from all over North Halifax came to have some free pancakes and make the preparations for lent. Every year Lent begins with Ash Wednesday. It is a day where people think about the direction their life is going and […]
For 16 years, St Mary’s Community Shop has served the people of Illingworth as a place of sanctuary and will finally close their doors on the 3rd of July. In 2002 the council gave the keys to a small shop front on Turner Avenue South to the community at St Mary’s Church which later became […]
It has been a wonderful weekend in the life of Holy Nativity as we have celebrated with Yvonne as she was ordained priest. On Saturday at Huddersfield Parish church Yvonne was ordained by Right Reverend Jonathan Gibbs, the bishop of Huddersfield. It was a wonderful service in which he placed his hands on her head […]
Holy Nativity’s lunch club had a fantastic Christmas Meal on Tuesday. The morning began with a Christmas communion service with carols. Then the room became a hive of activity as other people began arriving for Christmas dinner with all of the trimmings! To start the festivities, children from Year 1 and 2 at Ash Green […]
On Saturday we went to Yvonne’s ordination at Bradford Cathedral. Yvonne is the new curate at Holy Nativity Church. Revd Yvonne Hagan was ordained deacon by the Bishop of Leeds. Yvonne has come from Christ Church Pellon where she has been worshipping for many years. She has been training for ordination for three years. As […]
On Sunday we continues the celebrations of the Queen’s birthday with a big all age service! The church was set out with tables around which we worshipped. 30th Holy Nativity Scouts began the service by processing the flags as we sang Praise is Rising. During the service they made a large gold throne as we […]
Today Holy Nativity’s Over 50’s and Disabled Lunch Club celebrated the Queen’s 90th birthday with Style! The day’s festivities began at 11am with the communion service. Revd Robb led the service and talked about the Queen’s faith and how it has been instrumental in her life. He then talked about the role of God as […]