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Calderdale Methodist Circuit : Regular Church Events

Church Events open to Everybody at Churches in our Calderdale Circuit

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Activities at Bethesda

Monday (weekly) 2.00pm Womens' Hour Contact: Norma Trotter
Monday (weekly) 7.30pm Elland Male Voice Choir Musical Director: Janet Revill
Pianist: Dr Eilidh Gunson
Tuesday (fortnightly) Prayers & Bible Fellowship Leader: Rev. Colin Sherwood
First Tuesday of each month 7.30pm Greater Elland Townswomen's Guild
Second Saturday of each month 10.30am Coffee Morning Contact: Janis Rathmell
Sunday 10.30am Morning Worship
Sunday (weekly) 10.30am Morning service Cafe Church every two months (link opens in a new window)
Monday (the last of each month) 7.30pm Parish Council meeting See the Parish Council page of the Village website (opens in a new window)
Wednesday (weekly, during term-times) 9.30-11.30am TABs (Toddler and Babies)
Wednesday (weekly) 11.30am-1.30pm Art and Craft Group Dorothy Sutcliffe
Wednesday (the second of most months) 7.45pm BEAT (Blackshaw Environmental Action Team) See the BEAT webpage (opens in a new window)
Thursday (weekly, during term-times) 9.30-11.30am Coffee, Cake and Children's Crafts  
Thursday (weekly) 2.15-3.15pm Pilates Classes  
Thursday (weekly) 8.00pm Fellowship meeting  
Saturday (the second of each month) 9.00am Prayer Breakfast as advertised Roger Munday 01422 844214

Boothtown & Southowram Weekly Activity Timetable

Sunday 10.30am Morning Service Please see Plan for Parade Services
Monday 10.30am-11.30am Keep Fit Group  
Monday 6.15pm Girls Brigade  
Tuesday 7.00pm Tuesday Fellowship held in Southowram alternate weeks Information from Miss Linda Bailey. Email Linda
Wednesday 6.30pm - 7.30pm Anchor Boys  
Wednesday 7.30pm - 8.30pm Boys' Brigade Junior Section See the BB website
Thursday 10am to 11.00am Coffee Morning and Cake Stall  
Thursday 7.00pm - 9.00pm Boys' Brigade Company Section See the BB website
Saturday 10.00am - 11.30am Messy Church Term time only

Some of the activities which contribute to the life of the church at Brighouse

Monday, 1st in the month 7.30pm Ladies Evening Fellowship Sheila Redshaw
Tuesday 09.30am Baby & Toddler Laura Braime
Thursday 10.00am Arts Group Margaret Myatt (01484 712446)
Thursday, 3rd in the month 7.30pm Ladies Evening Fellowship Sheila Redshaw
Thursday 7.30pm Explorer Scouts Toni Eve
Friday 10-11.30am Coffee Morning Margaret Dowell
Friday 11.30am Time for God Rev Mark Cheetham (01484 717742)
Saturday 10-12noon Charity Coffee Morning  
    Worship Band & Choir -- Singing for all tastes Michael Roughton, Helen Clayton
  Various time & venues House Groups  
    Centralpedes Walking group  

Groups & Activities at Clifton:

Monday 9am - 11am Babies and Toddlers Pamela Hales – Email Pamela
Monday 11.30am - 1.00pm Open Door – Lunches Gill Poole – Email Gill
1st Monday of the month, Sept - May 7.30pm “Mondaynighters” Pauline Lowe
Tuesday 1.30pm - 3.30pm Craft Club at Highmoor Pamela Hales – Email Pamela
Tuesday, 2nd in the month 7.30pm - 9.00pm Women's Institute Sheelagh Longley, 01484 719969
Wednesday (School terms) 3pm - 4pm Tuck Shop Stella Fair – Email Stella
Wednesday 6.30pm - 7.45pm Brownies Website
Wednesday (Fortnightly) 8.00pm - 9.30pm "Singalongajonny" Pamela Hales – Email Pamela
Thursday Last in Month 7pm - 8.30pm Bible Study & Prayer Group Pamela Hales – Email Pamela
Friday (School terms) 3pm - 4pm Tuck Shop Stella Fair – Email Stella
Saturday 10.00am - 12noon Yoga Lemon Tree Yoga – Email Elizabeth
Sunday 6.30 - 8pm Guides  
Various social events through the year  

The full week at Cross Hills:

Sunday (weekly) 10.30am Morning worship Contact / Email Marilyn Hoyle
Sunday (weekly) 6.00pm Youthie meet for fellowship and food! Contact / Email Geoff Butler
Monday (weekly) 6.00 – 7.15pm Beavers  
Monday (first of each month) 7.30 – 9.00pm Lively Ladies  
Tuesday (Term-time Only) 9.30am – 11.00am Baby Song @ St Thomas' Church Hall Contact / Email Marilyn Hoyle
Tuesday (Term-time Only) 1.00pm – 2.30pm Baby Song @ St Thomas' Church Hall Contact / Email Marilyn Hoyle
Tuesday (weekly) 11.15am – 1pm Lunch fellowship Coffee followed by soup, sandwich and cake. Contact / Jackie Hall
Wednesday (last in the month) 6.30pm Bible study / fellowship Contact / Jackie Hall
Thursday (first in the month) 11.00am Worship in nursing home Woodfield Grange Contact / Email Margaret Moore
Thursday (third in the month) 11.00am Worship in Calderdale Retreat Home Contact / Email Margaret Moore
Thursday (Term-time Only) 1.00pm – 3.00pm Parent and toddlers group Contact / Email Marilyn Hoyle
Thursday (weekly) 7.00pm – 9.00pm Choir Practice in the Upper Room Contact / Email Marilyn Hoyle
Thursday (weekly) 7.45pm – 9.15pm Explorer Scouts  
Friday (Term-time Only) 6.00pm – 7.30pm JC's kids club (5-11 yrs) Contact / Email Janet Revill
Friday (Term-time Only) 6.00pm – 8.30pm Youthie (12-16 yrs) Contact / Email Geoff Butler
Saturday (weekly) 9.00am – 10.00am Prayer fellowship Contact / Email Janet Revill
Saturday (last of the month) 10.00am – noon Coffee Morning Contact / Email Margaret Moore

Church activity at Heptonstall Methodsit Church:

Alternate Thursdays 2.00pm Bible Study - open to all

Regular Events at Highgate

Sunday 10.30am Sunday Service  
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday Pellon High Five community group ‘Keep Fit’ and Singing for Fun activities. See the High Five website for details (opens in a new window).
Monday 6.30pm-9.00pm 17th Halifax Company of Boys Brigade Captain Martin Smith (BB website -- opens in a new window). Anchor Boys 6.30-7.30; Juniors 7-8.30; Company 7.30-9
Tuesday 2.30pm Tuesday Fellowship Group A devotional meeting with a speaker, followed by chat and a cup of tea
Tuesday 6.30pm Brownies and Rainbows Email contact
Wednesday 7.30pm Bible Study Group On advertised dates during spring & autumn

Church Activities at Illingworth Moor

Sunday 10.30 am - 11.30 pm SUNDAY MORNING SERVICE Parade Service first Sunday each month. Junior Church included in all Services except Parade.
Sunday Evening (term time) YOUTH GROUP years 4, 5, & 6 at 5:00 - 6:00 pm and year 7+ at 6:30 - 8:00pm; with monthly events with other Circuit youth groups.
Monday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm CAFE ON THE MOOR Serving light lunches at reasonable prices.
Monday 11.00 am - 4.00 pm GOOD AS NEW SHOP The Good as New shop started from a modest amount of jumble some years ago and has gone from strength to strength. To date the shop has raised over £100,000 for the church and provides the community with cheap clean clothing and toys, books and videos, even furniture - through commitment to recycling as much as possible from the local area to the local area. You can come in any time the shop is open for a brew and a chat, stay as long as you like in a friendly atmosphere.
Monday Evening BOYS' BRIGADE Boys' Brigade LogoAnchor Boys, 5 - 7 years, 5.45 pm - 7.30 pm
Junior Section, 8 - 10 years, 6.30 pm - 8.15 pm
Company Section, 11-18 years, 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm CAFE ON THE MOOR Serving light lunches at reasonable prices.
Tuesday First of the month, 2.30 pm TUESDAY FELLOWSHIP Guest speakers and visits, open to both men and women.
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm CAFE ON THE MOOR Serving light lunches at reasonable prices.
Wednesday 6.00 pm - 7.00 pm GOOD AS NEW SHOP See Monday
Wednesday Evening GIRLS' BRIGADE Girls' Brigade PhotoExplorers, 5-7 years, 6.00 pm - 7.15 pm
Juniors, Seniors & Brigaders, 8 - 8 years, 6.45 pm - 8.30 pm.
Thursday 11.00 am - 4.00 pm GOOD AS NEW SHOP See Monday. During the summer months.
Thursday 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm HYMNS & HERS LogoA small (!) singing group formed 5 years ago, we get together to worship God through modern and not-so-modern music. You don't need to be an accomplished singer, just enjoy the music. H&H have toured as far as Boothtown, Ebenezer, Hull and Grimsby and have supported Graham Kendrick in his world tour at the Halifax Civic Theatre!
Friday 9 am - 9:30 am PRAYER MEETING See Monday. Lunches served at 12 noon followed by Bingo at 1.45 pm.
Friday 11.00 am - 4.00 pm GOOD AS NEW SHOP See Monday. Lunches served at 12 noon followed by Bingo at 1.45 pm.
Friday from 11 am CREDIT UNION with St Malachy's Want to save as little as 50p a week? This helps to get you into the savings habit. If you have problems with big money institutions, the Credit Union can help you start from where you are right now.
Friday 11.40 am - 12 noon, First of the month. 20/20 VISION SERVICE  
Friday 3:00-4:30pm, First of the month term time. 'MESSY CHURCH' A craft and activity afternoon for Primary and Junior aged children.
Several evenings per week   SPECIAL INTEREST CLASSES For times and details see our website
Various times throughout the month   HOUSE GROUPS  

Groups and Activities at Mount Tabor

Monday 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm Brownies  
Tuesday 12:30 pm Pensioners’ Luncheon Club  
Tuesday 2.15 pm Pilates  
Tuesday 3:15 pm, followed by tea & chat Pellon High Five Pilates £2 per session
Tuesday 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm Rainbows  
Tuesday 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm Guides  

Wednesday, 1st monthly

April to October

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Ladies’ Group  

What's on at St. Andrew's

Full details are usually available on St Andrew's own website (link opens in new window)

Email for more information or to book a room.

St Matthews' Church Organizations details

Monday (weekly) 6.00pm - 7.00pm Beaver Scouts  
Monday (weekly) 6.30pm - 8.00pm Cub Scouts  
Last Tuesday each month 7.30pm United Ladies' Group  
Tuesday (weekly) 6.00pm 5th Rastrick St Matthew's Brownies  
Tuesday (weekly) 6.30pm 5th Rastrick St Matthew's Rainbows  
Tuesday (weekly) 7.30pm 5th Rastrick St Matthew's Guides  
Wednesday (weekly) 6.00pm 4th Rastrick St Matthew's Rainbows  
Wednesday (weekly)   4th Rastrick St Matthew's Brownies  
Wednesday (weekly) 7.30pm 4th Rastrick St Matthew's Guides  
Thursdays (weekly) Morning Parent and Toddler Group  
Friday (weekly) 7.45pm - 9.30pm Scouts  
Last Monday of each month 8pm Beer and Banter Further details from Alan (01484 719631)
St. Matthew's Theatrical Society

Regular Events at St Paul's:

Monday 7.30pm House Fellowship Meets in a home, 2nd & 4th Mondays; Angela, or John 01422 831317
2nd Tuesday of the month 2.00pm
The Fellowship
Senior Section Guides

Dawn 01422 343148
Wednesday 9.30am
Babies & Toddlers
Explorer Scouts

Thomas 07850 018575
Last Thursday of the month 12.noon
Mustard Seed Lunch Club
Wendy 01422 355247

Friday 10.30am
Morning Coffee
Imperial Crusaders Band


Church Activities at Salem

Sunday 10.30 am Morning Worship  
Monday 6.30 pm Anchor Boys  
Monday 7.00 pm Junior Boys Brigade Mr G Bowers
Wednesday 12.30 pm Over 60 Luncheon Club Carol Wood
Thursday 7.45 pm Prayer and Praise Mr G J Sladdin
Friday 7.45 pm Boys Brigade Mr G Bowers

Regular Weekly Events at Southgate:

For further details and contacts, please see our website.

Sunday 10.30am Morning Service  
Sunday 6.00pm Evening Service  
Monday 6.15pm Girls' Brigade During term time
Tuesday (monthly) 7.30pm Tuesday Group (ladies' meeting)  
Tuesday 9.30am Parent & Toddlers Group During term time
Wednesday 6.00pm Boys' Brigade During term time
Wednesday 7.45pm Choir practice  
Thursday (fortnightly) 2.15pm Ladies' Guild  
Friday 10.00am Coffee morning  
Friday 10.30am Prayer Group  
Friday 12.00 noon (monthly) Shoppers' Lunch  
Friday 12.00 noon 'Philia' snack lunch (mostly monthly – check our website for dates)
Friday 5.00pm Soup & sandwiches (snacks and fellowship for the needy)mostly monthly
Saturday 10.15am Food Bank & Support  

The following activities take place at Todmorden Central:

Church activities
Tuesday 9.30am-10.30am Babies and Toddlers Group (BATS) Contact Tammy (07721182706)
Wednesday 10.00am-12.00 Coffee Morning  
Wednesday 7.30pm Bible Fellowship Janet Beardwood (01706 551944)
Saturday (the first in the month) 10.00am-12.00 Church Coffee Morning (Profits to different charities)  
The following Christian denominations hold services at Todmorden Central
Friday 7.00pm-8.15pm Northern Lights Church For contact details their website
Sunday 2.00pm-4.00pm Todmorden Christian Fellowship Contact Fiona Shipley 01706 819288
The following organisations meet at the church
Monday 7.30pm-9.30pm Three Valleys Gospel Choir (upstairs) Contact Lynne 07768 656735 or Meg 07791 548 763 Email
Monday (the third in the month) 7.00pm Todmorden Women's Institute Contact Brenda Whiting 07471 203731
Tuesday 7.30pm-9.30pm Todmorden Orchestra Contact Jennifer Moorhouse 01706 817333
Wednesday 7.30pm-9.30pm Todmorden Choral Society Contact 07825 005222 or Email
Thursday (the third in the month) 1.45pm U3A Todmorden, General Meeting and lecture. Contact 01706 813590 or 07979 624111. See details
Friday 10.00am-2.30pm OAK: Various activities for persons over 55  
Saturday (the last in the month, except August) 9.45am-2.00pm Living Well (Calderdale Women's Cancer Support Network) Contact 07794 688 180
Saturday (most of the middle Saturday mornings of each month)   Coffee mornings, run by different charities  
The 8th/26th Calder Valley Scouts meet as follows
Cubs Thursday evenings 6.00pm-7.15pm Contact Email Dave , 08432 890163
Scouts Thursday evenings 7.30pm-9.15pm
Explorers Thursday evenings 7.30pm-9.15pm
Beavers Friday evenings 5.30pm-6.45pm