Holy Nativity Church

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Prayer Labyrinth

by Robb Sutherland

The church park has been transformed into a prayer Labyrinth with the help of Jonnie Parkin of Luminous Lincoln.  We hope to use the labyrinth at the next Rock Mass, “Rock Mass Unplugged” at which there will be a BBQ on the 16th of August at 6pm. Why not walk the prayer labyrinth one hot […]

Easter 2015

by Robb Sutherland

This year, Holy Nativity Church has had a wonderful Holy Week and Easter.  Palm Sunday was a fun morning of all age worship as the community celebrated Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem.  On Thursday night there was a wonderful gathering around the dinner table as we shared bread and wine together and remembered the last supper. […]

P-P-P-P-P-P-P-PANCAKE DAY!!

by Robb Sutherland

Tonight we did Shrove Tuesday in style as members of the community came to Holy Nativity for pancakes.  Traditionally, Shrove Tuesday is the time when Christians would get rid of all of the fatty food from the house ready for the start of lent.  We kept this tradition by consuming all of the pancakes in […]

Gaza Crisis Appeal

by Robb Sutherland

This week Holy Nativity is appealing for aid in the Gaza Crisis.  Bishop Nick writes, Dear brothers and sisters, I urge you to join me in helping those caught up in the massive humanitarian crisis in Gaza. The situation there is complex at just about every level. But what is beyond dispute, is the urgent […]

Pentecost

by Robb Sutherland

A morning of fun and excitement was had at Holy Nativity on Sunday 6th of June as the community came together to celebrate the feast of Pentecost. A fantastic morning was shared with friends from 30th Holy Nativity Scout Troup as fun songs were sung and prayers were offered together. We began by flinging red […]

The Big Night Out

by Robb Sutherland

Holy Nativity took a trip to The Big Night Out at Lightwater Valley.  One of the group has written about the afternoon. On Saturday 10th May, 13 teenagers set off to Light Water Valley with Robb, Ruth and Michelle on a coach with groups of other teenagers from other churches to participate in the big […]

Standing on Holy Ground @ The Rock Mass

by Elwood, The Vicarage Cat

In February The Rock Mass took us on a trip three and a half thousand years back to Moses and the burning bush.  With a sound track provided by Metanoia, playing songs like Forever Never’s version of “You’re The Voice”, we looked at what it means to stand on Holy Ground. In the centre of […]

Forming a New Diocese

by Robb Sutherland

“May you live in interesting times” is an old phrase that is often attributed as a Chinese proverb. Here at Holy Nativity we are certainly moving into ‘interesting times’ as part of The Diocese of Wakefield. On Monday 8th of July the national governing body of the Church of England voted to go ahead with […]

Party in the Precinct – #Wakefield125

by Kira, The Vicarage Cat

On Sunday, Holy Nativity climbed aboard a minibus and invaded Wakefield Diocese’s Party in the Precinct” at Wakefield Cathedral.  It is 125 years since the Diocese of Wakefield was created to serve the needs of West Yorkshire and with a newly refurbished Cathedral it was time to PARTY!! And what a party it was!  The […]

Celebrating 25 Years in Partnership with Tanzania

by Robb Sutherland

In April there was a big celebration at Wakefield cathedral in to celebrate 25 years of the diocesan link with Tanzania.  The service was well attended and Bishop Hilkiah preached an inspiring sermon.  He told the congregation how much the link meant to the people in Tanzania and how much progress is being made with […]