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FROM MONDAY 19TH JULY 2021 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RELAXATION OF GOVERNMENTAL RULES RE CORONAVIRUS

We will continue to socially distance

We will continue to provide antiseptic gel for you to use if you wish

It will be your choice whether you wish to wear a facemask

We will sing, but are happy to accommodate you if you do not wish to sing – want to wear a face mask while singing or wish to take precautions so you are not “sung at”

Our Sunday Services are at 9.00am at St Francis Church

From September 2021 the services at St Hilda’s Church are

5.00pm on the first Sunday in the month and and 10.00am on all other Sundays

We will continue to pray for everyone affected globally and especially for our Cowcliffe & Fixby communities.

We shall also continue to worship via technology and ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US

Search for “Friends of St Francis and St Hilda’s”
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Our on line service is 11.00am Sunday Service

A Life Group (Home Group) will be held in the Parish on alternate Tuesdays at 10.30am at a private house, starting on 19/10/21 – please contact Ian if you are interested in joining the group

Details of our Christmas services to follow

On Sunday 28/11/21, the Bishop of Leeds (Nick Baines) will lead a service at St Thomas Church, Bradley to celebrate the completion of major building works which started ads remedial but which have transformed the building – All are welcome to attend

St Hilda’s Groups – to see which groups are now operational see St Hilda’s Groups page & St Hilda’s Cowcliffe – serving the community page

St. Francis Groups -to see which groups are now operational see St Francis Groups page

A Community Coffee Morning will be held at St Francis church at 10.30am every Wednesday

St Hilda’s Church is a small Anglican Church situated on Netheroyd Hill Road in the village of Cowcliffe, Huddersfield. We have been here for over 160 years. We hope to be here for another 160 years or more. For this we need you and your support. We’re glad that you are here. Please take a glance at this site and see how you can become part of a dream – a dream to create a community, which seeks God, which is at ease with itself and which cares for its people and for others.

If you wish to organise a baptism, wedding, marriage blessing or funeral, even during lockdown, please contact Ian

Please click below to read our weekly news sheet. To see forthcoming Events – click on our “What is on” page.

Upcoming events at St Hilda’s Church

Our next Coffee Morning will be held on Saturday 04/12/21 as part of our Christmas Tree Festival

Cowcliffe New Explorers are having lunch at The Keys at 12.30pm on Friday 19/11/21 to discuss the 2022 programme. Places are limited so please ring Joyce by Sunday, 31st October to reserve a place. Tel 01484 535204. 

We shall be holding a Christmas Tree Festival on 3rd, 4th & 5th December 2021 in aid of Church Funds

Friday, 3rd December – Opening Evening – 7.30pm – Refreshments & Entertainment – Tickets £6

Saturday, 4th December – Christmas Fayre + Refreshments

Church open from 10.00am to 4.00pm – Free admission

Sunday, 5th December – Viewing & Refreshments (served until 4.00pm)

Church open from 11.00am to 5.00pm – Free admission – followed by Sunday Service at 5.00pm

Upcoming events at St Francis Church

A coffee morning will be held at St Francis church at 10.30am every Wednesday from 01/09/21

At St Hilda’s Church we have 3 initiatives which are raising monies for our Building Fund. Whilst we now have redecorated the Nave (see St Hilda’s Church in photographs page), raised sufficient funds to repair the Vestry roof, we now need the back wall of Church repointing!!!!! so we need to continue to raise funds for this repair – sometimes it feels like repainting the Forth Bridge!!

1. Jennifer continues to make face masks. They have a cotton front & back with flannel in the middle and they are available for a donation of £4 each. There are 2 sizes, large & small. 

2. Rita is making preserves (jams & jellies +++)

3. Joyce will undertake sewing alterations

Details are in the weekly news sheet

Our Churches have adopted the House of Bishops guidance “Promoting a Safer Church” (2017). click on the link below to access the guidance

You can also see the Policy Statement on Safeguarding which was adopted by the PCC on behalf of the Parish

You can see our Safeguarding poster here which contains contact names/telephone numbers.

The parish safeguarding handbook is available here

Get in Touch

St Hilda’s Church Netheroyd Hill Road Cowcliffe Huddersfield HD2 2LZ

St Francis Church Fixby Road Fixby Huddersfield

Priest in Charge Revd. Ian Jamieson Tel 01484 427838 e mail revianjamieson@gmail.com



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