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Tuesday Fellowship Octobet Meeting

Wednesday 3rd October 2018 11:15AM

The October Tuesday Fellowship meeting at Illingworth Moor Church welcomed Paula Prosser. She spoke to the audience about Mount Zion Heritage Chapel and told us about its history dating back to John Wesley’s visit to Halifax in1748. She then brought us up to date with all the events and activities that the Heritage centre is involved with. These include Open Days, Quiet Days, School visits, the Hird Collection of Wesley items, Family Events, Cream Teas, Wedding Fayres and much more. Roz Greenwood presided over the meeting and gave a vote of thanks to Paula for her very interesting talk. Our… [read more]

 

June Tuesday Fellowship

Wednesday 6th June 2018 11:20AM

Denise Adland was the quest speaker at our June Tuesday Fellowship meeting at Illingworth Moor Methodist Church.  The subject of her talk was Dame Cicely Saunders, who is regarded as the founder of the modern hospice movement. We were told about her being born in 1918 into a wealthy family and how she came to study nursing at St Thomas’s Hospital in London. She qualified as a nurse, social worker and later trained as a doctor. She was the first modern day doctor to devote her life to the dying and their families. She became a Dame Commander of the… [read more]

 

May Tuesday Fellowship

Tuesday 1st May 2018 6:14PM

The May meeting of our Tuesday Fellowship was opened by Georgie Stirrat who presented Mrs Anne Pratt to the group. Anne is a retired teacher and was headmistress at Laycock Primary School in Keighley. She went there in 1991 when the school was celebrating its centenary and told us that it was a Victorian building with about 70 pupils ranging from 5 to 9 years old. She said that such a small school, with only 3 classes, was a delight to be in and it had such a family atmosphere. It was a highly regarded school and parents did what… [read more]

 

School Assembly

Wednesday 21st March 2018 1:54PM

A group of Church members, led by Rev. Paul Welch and Pauls Prosser regularly take assemblies at two local Primary schools. This morning we were at Whitehill School telling and acting the story of Daniel in the lion's den. Paula then led short prayer and Paul normally leads the children in a modern song with plenty of actions. The children seem to really like the assemblies and are always very enthusiastic when we go. The group also visit Abbey Park School.

 

March Tuesday Fellowship

Wednesday 7th March 2018 5:29PM

The speaker at the 6th March meeting of the Illingworth Moor Methodist Church Fellowship was Mr Wyn Markham who gave an illustrated talk on a 15 day holiday Cruising from Cologne to Budapest. The cruise took them on three rivers, the Rhine, Main and Danube making visits to Vienna and Bratislava amongst other places.   A vote of thanks for a most interesting talk was given by Mrs Ros Greenwood who presided at the meeting. The Fellowship next meet on Tuesday, 3rd April when Mr Anthony Greenwood will entertain with a film show.   All are most welcome to come along and… [read more]

 

Tuesday Fellowhip February 2018

Wednesday 7th February 2018 5:47PM

At the February Tuesday Fellowship Mrs Winifred Carr presided and welcomed Mrs Janet Nicholson who, along with her husband and two children, had spent their 2017 summer holiday in the company of a group of friends from St John’s, Great Horton, Bradford in Tanzania. They were doing voluntary work with children and their families, improving conditions for them which included installing toilets and water towers. The illustrated talk was extremely interesting touching on the hardships of a ten hour coach trip to reach their destination. The speaker at the 6th March meeting will be Mr Wyn Markham who will give an illustrated… [read more]

 

Shoeboxes

Tuesday 21st November 2017 9:49AM

At Illingworth Moor Methodist Church over 150 shoeboxes for Samaritan’s Purse were dedicated recently during a Sunday service led by Caroline Holt . They were donated by Illingworth Moor, Holy Nativity Mixenden, Vale Baptist Todmorden and Wesley Playhouse. During the service we watched a video of children receiving their boxes in the past and the joy on their faces was amazing. This year the boxes are going to Liberia.  A huge thank you to all those who gave shoeboxes, money towards their distribution and those who organised the collection of the boxes

 

Baby Loss Support Service

Tuesday 20th September 2016 10:35AM

The loss of a baby during pregnancy, at birth or in infancy is a devastating experience for the parents and for the extended family. For people that lose prior to 24-weeks gestation, there is often no service held or time to commemorate the life that has been lost, while for parents who lose later in pregnancy, at birth or in early years, services are normally conducted while the parents are in the depths of grief. The Saying Goodbye services are the first national set of remembrance services, for people who have suffered the loss of a baby, whether that be… [read more]

 

New Busoasis

Sunday 14th February 2016 4:44PM

A service was held at our Church to dedicate the new Busoasis which the circuit recently took delivery of. Rev Paul welcomed various dignitaries including The Mayor of Calderdale, Lisa Lambert and her Consort, and the Chairman of the Methodist District, Rev. Roger Walton. We watched a video of the work which had been done in the past few years with the old bus and then a representative from Kendal spoke about their work and how their bus had been donated to us. The old bus is going to South Leeds and their representative spoke about the work which they… [read more]

 

Facebook

Wednesday 27th January 2016 3:28PM

If you want to keep up to date with what has been happening at Illingworth Moor Church then just log on to Facebook and search for Illingworth Moor Church. You will be surprised at what has been going on over the past months.

 
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