Evensong Society at Huddersfield Parish Church

As an Evensong Society begin to take shape at Huddersfield Parish Church – every Sunday afternoon at 3pm some form of Evensong now takes place – no two weeks are the same. There are visiting choirs and organists, guest preachers and speakers, sometimes fully choral and sometimes quiet and meditative. This Sunday – 23 February,…

Ascension Day Eucharist

A simple invitation to a Choral Eucharist to celebrate Ascension Day. There was a time in England when Ascension Day was a bank holiday. The Feast of the Ascension was one of those days when people were expected to come to church as a day of obligation. Now, it seems, that the Sunday After Ascension…

Service of Light and Lantern Workshop.

At the start week that Kirklees ‘Festival of Light’ begins, St. Peter’s Parish Church is experiencing a ‘Service of Light’. Sunday 2nd December marks the beginning of the season of Advent – the season of daily opening of the ‘Advent Calendar’ or daily lighting of an ‘Advent Candle’. The service of light begins at 6.30pm…

Christmas Fayre

Today was Huddersfield Parish Church’s annual Christmas Fayre. The fayre was officially opened by the Mayor of Kirklees and the Christmas lights were switched on. There were a range of stalls throughout the church from charity stalls to bric-a-brac. A select few choir members were also in attendance to sing some Christmas carols. A good…

Guests Galore 2

Huddersfield Church Choir was back in harness as well as a number of other students returning to the town and Sunday morning service at St. Peter’s. A fair number of HMS Gambia Association members were dotted around the congregation,  as well as the Mayor of Huddersfield – Councillor David Ridgway and members of the Royal…

March’s Choral Evensong

Another month goes by and it is the first Sunday in March….therefore a congregation gathers at St. Peter’s Church Huddersfield for Choral Evensong. The Huddersfield Church Choir will sing the office, hymns and an anthem. The Rev’d Marion Russell with lead the worship and the Rev’d David Earl will be preaching a brief homily. Come…