Family communion for All Saints' at St George's Church Brockholes was celebrated by the Rev Jenny Barnes, whose theme was ‘Who is a Saint?’ Helen Dickinson read the lesson and Elizabeth Mosley was the server. Verena Wood was the organist.
The service at the Methodist Church was led by Steven Hardy and the organist was Keith Garside. The reader was Barbara Kaye.
Both churches will join together tomorrow at 10.50am at the war memorial in Honley for an Act of Remembrance. it will be followed by a thought-provoking service at the Methodist Church, to which all are welcome.
The monthly quiz at the Sports and Social Club on Saturday evening was set by Mel Holmes and the winners were the Cave family, Helen, Simon and Tom who will set the questions for the next quiz on Saturday December 1.
All Saints' Day was the theme of the parish Eucharist service at Holy Trinity Church on Sunday morning. The service was conducted by the Reverend Keith Griffin, the reader was Jim Selkirk and prayers were led by Louise Vigor.
Three's Company, entertainment and tea for the elderly, was organised by Carolyn Burley. Midweek holy communion at St David's Church Holmbridge was led by the Rev Geoff Bamford. Lessons were read by Ian Gold. The free lunch and Over 60s Club followed. Friday evening prayers were led by Carolyn Burley.
On Saturday, about 450 people attended a bonfire and fireworks display with supper at the parish hall. Worship Together at St David's Church last Sunday was conducted by the Rev Nick Heaton. Lessons were read by Ian Gold and intercessions were led by Carole Heaton. The organist was Eddie Purcell.
The Family Service at St Mary’s Church was led by the Rev Jenny Barnes who spoke about ‘Saints Past and Present. The lessons were read by Helen Martin and intercessions led by Jane and Graham Wardman. Singing was led by the Music Group and Honley Junior School Choir who presented two solo items under the leadership of their teacher Mrs Sue Ogden.
The Tuesday morning Upperthong prayer breakfast was held at the home of the Hopkins. The Rev Di Ellerton led holy communion at St John's Church on Thursday. Lunch followed in the meeting room.
St John's Church annual fair was held at Holmfirth Civic Hall on Saturday and raised £2,950 for church funds.
Early communion on Sunday at St John's Church was led by the Rev Di Ellerton. who also led the family service which took the theme of ‘All Saints’ Tide’. Music was provided by the Drummond family and refreshments were served afterwards by Hilary Roberts.
Last Sunday a service of Holy Communion was held at St Mary’s in celebration of ALl Saint’s Day. Rev Judy Kenworthy was celebrant, and Hester Deacon gave a talk and assisted with the chalice. Liz Pearson played the organ, Louise Brook read the lessons and Peter Pearson was sidesman. A plant was presented to Hester on behalf of St Mary’s to mark the 25th anniversary of her licensing as a layreader and to thank her for her ministry among us.
Morning worship at Wooldale Methodist Church was led by Terry Frost. Nigel Morris was the organist and refreshments were served afterwards.