Harvest Festival 2020

In the run up to our Harvest Festival this year, we are again supporting The Welcome Centre in Huddersfield with our donations. As always we will be collecting specific items which are most needed. You can find details of the items that the Centre are currently in most urgent need of by clicking here. We…

LOVE IN THE TIME OF CORONA: Day 143

Warden’s blog, stardate 8/8/2020 (Day 143) Hello to all my friends from St Peter’s and further afield. I hope you are all okay and keeping well. This is my 20th blog over a period of 143 days, which does sound rather a long time to have been going along, but I hope you’ve found them…

Stories of Song & Scripture #4: Revd Canon Rachel

Stories of Song & Scripture is our blog series through which members of the Huddersfield Parish Church family share their favourite hymns, songs of worship and passages from scripture, giving an insight into what it means to them and why. Today’s blog comes from our own Revd Canon Rachel Firth. As those of you who…

LOVE IN THE TIME OF CORONA: Day 123

Warden’s blog, stardate 20/7/2020 (Day 123) Hello to all my friends from St Peter’s and further afield. I hope you are all okay and keeping well. I have realised that it was some time since I had posted, so here goes. We have now had two Holy Communion services back in the church building. There…

A message from Bishop Nick Baines for the Diocese of Leeds

Bishop Nick has written a letter of thanks and encouragement to all worshippers in our diocese for being the Body of Christ in the wider world throughout the COVID-19 crisis. You can see Bishop Nick’s recording of the letter in the video below and the text of the letter follows too. Friday 10 July 2020…

LOVE IN THE TIME OF CORONA: Day 105

Warden’s blog, stardate 2/7/2020 (Day 105) Hello to all my friends from St Peter’s and further afield. I hope you are all okay and keeping well. The purpose of today’s blog is a “pick-me-up”, I was hugely entertained by a post which Curate Carol found on Facebook and re-posted. She has given me permission to…

Holy Communion at Petertide: our Patronal Festival

This Sunday, 28th June is Petertide – the feast of St. Peter – and our Patronal Festival here at Huddersfield Parish Church. We’d love for you to celebrate with us online at 10am when our guest preacher will be the Very Revd. Catherine Ogle, Dean of Winchester and former Vicar of Huddersfield. You can download…

Meet The Vicar: Part 4

And after that something was different. I was different. Not fake different. Not pretending to be something for God – but liberated – free to be my real self – offering up my gifts to serve God and God’s church. Before long I was on the PCC, reading, praying intercessions. Then they needed someone to…

LOVE IN THE TIME OF CORONA: Day 100

Warden’s blog, stardate 27/5/2020 (Day 100) Hello to all my friends from St Peter’s and further afield. 100 not out! The blog has been going for over 3 months now. I hope those that have read it have found it useful, interesting and a way to still feel part of the Parish Church community. It…