Holy Nativity Church

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Sunday Services

by Robb Sutherland

This Sunday we will have a trial Sunday Service as we make steps towards worship in person at Holy Nativity.  At 11.30am there will be a said service with additional safety measures in place, in line with Government and Church of England guidelines.  This will be quite different to what we have been used to […]

A Year in the Life of a #MixyIntern

by Robb Sutherland

At Holy Nativity we have been working hard to start a vocational community of 18-30 year olds. This is our vision for the future here that we have been working on for the last three years. Revd Robb works as part of the Church of England’s national strategy to ensure that there are churches and […]

Coronavirus or #COVID-19 Update.

by Robb Sutherland

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 […]

Lent Begins

by Robb Sutherland

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 […]

St Mary’s Community Shop Closure

by Robb Sutherland

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 […]

Yvonne’s Ordination and First Eucharist

by Robb Sutherland

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 […]

Lunch Club Christmas. #GodWithUs

by Robb Sutherland

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 […]

Welcoming the New Curate!

by Robb Sutherland

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 […]