Christmas 2016 and 100 Club Results

  Christmas Events at St Bart’s 2016 Many visitors were welcomed into church from late November, when a packed church took part in a short service before the village Christmas lights’  switch-on, to the last service on Christmas Day.   Carol Services, schools’ and preschool’s Christmas services, Christingle – church was full on each occasion.   On 3 December, the first Ripponden  Christmas Festival took place with the Chair of Ripponden Parish Council and Consort in attendance in the church.    Father Christmas was a very popular attraction in the community centre where there were various activities for children while they waited to … Read more…

December 2013

Christmas Services: Thursday 19 Dec 7.30 pm Nine Lessons and Carols Sunday 22 Dec 10.00 United Benefice Service AT ST JOHN’S RISHWORTH.  No services at Ripponden all day Christmas Eve 5.30 pm Christingle  &  Eucharist at 11.30 pm Christmas Day 9.30 pm Parish Eucharist Sunday 29 Dec 10.00 am United Benefice Service at Ripponden Sunday 5 January 10.00 CONFIRMATION AT BARKISLAND.  No services at Ripponden all day The 100 club draw took place on 1 December with the bonus Christmas prize of £500 being won by Joan Fisher (25).  The £100 prize went to Brian Whitaker (5), £50 to Nona … Read more…

Craft Fair at Ripponden J & I School Saturday 17 November

    This is our major fund-raising event of the year, an occasion members of the church have been working towards throughout the year.  It was opened by the Chairman of Ripponden Parish Council, Mr Andrew Naylor and Mrs Naylor.  Attractions included the popular Rolling Raffle, the preserve stall, craft stalls, tombolas, face painting, chocolate fountain, cakes and savouries, a children’s prize-every-time Christmas tree, gift stall, container plants and an increased cafe area for coffees and lunches. The total raised was £2000 – this was slightly down on previous years but the footfall was actually higher, which was very encouraging. … Read more…

Christmas Craft Fair 2012 – 17th November

ST  BARTHOLOMEW’S  CHRISTMAS  CRAFT  FAIR SATURDAY 17 NOVEMBER 2012 10.30 am – 2 pm   Arrangements for this year’s Craft Fair are well under way.  However, you will note that the starting time has been changed to 10.30 am which will give us more time to set up during the morning as time is limited on Friday evening.  We will also concentrate more on lunches, as this year we are conscious that we will not have as many craft items. The space for the “miscellaneous” table has been halved which will enable us to choose quality items to sell rather … Read more…