Unfortunately, due to the National Lockdown, both Churches are now CLOSED until Sunday 6th December 2020.
However, our Vicar, Revd. Ian Jamieson will be continuing to provide services on line.
A 10.30am Sunday service is broadcast on the Friends of St Francis & St Hilda’s Facebook Group page and also on YouTube at our 3 churches together channel. Please contact Ian with any queries/instructions on how to join the Facebook group (01484 427838). The link for YouTube is shown below
A Service of Holy Communion will also be available on Facebook and You Tube (as above) on Thursdays
We will continue to pray for everyone affected globally and especially for our Cowcliffe & Fixby communities.
At St Hilda’s Church we have 4 initiatives which are raising monies for our Building Fund and as anyone who has visited us over the last 12 months knows, we are desperate to redecorate the main body of the Church.
- Jennifer is now making Christmas Decorations. the single stars are £1; Rudolph is £2.50 and the 3 stars/hearts are £5. Contact Colin on 07787 518483 to place your order and he will also arrange a “safe distance” home delivery within the Fixby, Cowcliffe and Bradley areas.
2. 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. Should you want any of the face masks, you can either visit Ma Baker’s sandwich shop on the Bradford Road near the Fartown traffic lights (open 0900 to 1200 Monday to Friday) or contact Colin on 07787 518483 and he will arrange a “safe distance” home delivery within the Fixby, Cowcliffe and Bradley areas.
3. Rita is making preserves (jams & jellies ++)
4. and Joyce will undertake sewing alterations both for a donation towards the Building Fund. Details are in the newsletter below
St Hilda’s Groups
The Wednesday Luncheon Club, The Cowcliffe Community Singers (Choir), Cowcliffe New Explorers, Book Club, Stitch & Chat & The Ladies Dining Group remain CANCELLED until further notice. (02/10/2020)
St. Francis Groups
Huddersfield Fuchsia Society, Community Table Tennis Club, Fixby Gardening Club and Brownies & Guides all remain CANCELLED until further notice (02/10/2020)
Slimming World, Keep fit for the over 40s and Zumba will close from Thursday 5th November in line with the National corona virus lockdown
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.
St Hilda’s Sunday service is at 10.00am every Sunday until further notice – please join us, you will be very welcome. Services now suspended due to the corona virus pandemic
St Francis Church is on Fixby Road, Fixby, Huddersfield (opposite the Huddersfield Crematorium) and services are held at 9.00am every Sunday – all are welcome. Services now suspended due to the corona virus pandemic
A word from our Priest in Charge Ian Jamieson (e mail firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01484 427838) has been suspended during the pandemic
If you wish to organise a baptism, wedding, marriage blessing or funeral, please contact Ian
Please click below to read our weekly news sheet. To see forthcoming Events – click on our “What is on” page. The weekly news sheet is suspended during the National lockdown
Hopefully to be resumed in the not too distant future!!
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
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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 email@example.com
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