Benefice trip to Parcevall Hall

The Churchwardens of St James in Slaithwaite have been regularly taking a small group to Parcevall Hall in Appletreewick. This year, Tim and Barbara Swift extended the invitation to our sisters and brothers at St Bartholomew’s Church in Marsden. Alison Gibson told me, on her return, that it was “like paradise”. I asked Alison for a few words for the[…]

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Bible Readings for Sunday 5th September

Isaiah 35:4-7 Say to those who are of a fearful heart,‘Be strong, do not fear!Here is your God.He will come with vengeance,with terrible recompense.He will come and save you.’ Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened,and the ears of the deaf unstopped;then the lame shall leap like a deer,and the tongue of the speechless sing for joy.For waters[…]

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