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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 remain at 9.00am at St Francis Church and 10.00am at St Hilda’s Church

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”
Search for “3 churches together”

Our on line services are:-

11.00am Sunday Service

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), repairs to the Vestry roof are becoming urgent (buckets & towels down when it rains!!) 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.  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.

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

3. Joyce will undertake sewing alterations

Details are in the newsletter below

St Hilda’s Groups

The Wednesday Luncheon Club, ), Cowcliffe New Explorers, The Ladies Dining Group, and all fundraising events remain CANCELLED until further notice. (25/07/2021)

Book Club re commenced in April 2021 and from May is meeting in Church- see St Hilda’s Groups page

Stitch & Chat re commences on 04/05/21 and is now meeting in Church – see St Hilda’s Groups page

The Cowcliffe Community Singers (Choir) recommences on Thursday 22/07/21 from 12 noon to 1.00pm – see St Hilda’s Groups page

Coffee mornings on the first Saturday of the month (10.00am to 12.00 noon) re commence from June 2021.

Please note the next Coffee Morning will be held on Saturday 07/08/21. Coffee mornings will be held outside (weather permitting) or inside if wet (socially distanced etc according to the current regulations)

St. Francis Groups

Fixby Gardening Club and Brownies & Guides all remain CANCELLED until further notice (25/07/2021)

Slimming World has recommenced on Mondays from 5.30pm to 8.00pm – see St Francis Groups page

Keep fit for the over 40s has recommenced on Mondays from 9.30am to 11.00am – see St Francis Groups page

Zumba has recommenced (outdoors) on Wednesdays 6.00pm to 8.00pm (16/07/2021) – see St Francis Groups page

Community Table Tennis Club has recommenced at 1.30pm on Thursdays (16/07/21) – see St Francis Groups page

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

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

Our next Coffee Morning will be held on Saturday 07/08/21. Coffee mornings will be held outside (weather permitting) or inside if wet (socially distanced etc according to the current regulations)

On Saturday 02/10/21 at 7.30pm, the Cowcliffe Community Singers will be holding a concert in Church for Church funds

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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