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Sharakat trips

Bridlington on Tuesday 23rd July

Meet at St Paul’s Church at 8.30am to travel by coach to Bridlington and return by 8pm.

Please bring a packed lunch

£12 per person please contact us for more information


Bolton Abbey on Monday 5th August

Meet at St Paul’s Church at 10am to travel by coach to Bolton Abbey and return by 5pm.

Enjoy a tour around the Church, time to explore the Abbey and walk by the river.

Please bring a packed lunch 

£9 per person please contact us
for more information

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Pentecost in the Park : Sunday 9 June 4-6 pm

In preparation for this Cecil Green Arts, (they create the Lanterns in the Park) are coming to St Barnabas' Drop-In, 11am-1pm, to hold workshops on Thursday 23 May and Thursday 6 June to help us create flames and doves for the Pentecost Service at 5.30pm.  Any one is welcome.

No expertise is required!  Just an enjoyment of creativity.  There will be a light lunch at 1 pm.

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Thy Kingdom Come

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York, Justin Welby and John Sentamu, have invited Christians around the world to pray for more people to know Jesus.

We want to join in prayer at each of our four churches during the ten days between Ascension and Pentecost. 


From Midday — 1pm

Monday 3 June             St Paul’s

Tuesday 4 June             St Philip’s

Wednesday 5 June      St Barnabas

Thursday 6 June           St Martin’s


Can you commit to this?  What about coming to your usual church AND another one?

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New Associate Vicar of the Parish

Rev’d Sue Jennings

The Revd Sue Jennings, currently serving as Assistant Curate at Girlington Heaton and Manningham has been appointed as Associate Vicar of Girlington, Heaton and Manningham in the Bradford Episcopal Area.

The Licensing will take place on a date to be confirmed.  The Bishop of Bradford, The Rt Revd Dr Toby Howarth, will officiate.

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2018 APCM

After Church next Sunday the 28th April we have our

Annual Parochial Church Meeting – at noon in St Barnabas Church Hall

where all members of our Churches have a say and vote in the future of our Parish.  We will also be showing our appreciation for all who serve us in thankless tasks.  (See above)

We will have a Bring and Share lunch and meet as we did for the Parish Forum.  Please bring something for yourself and to share with others.

Let’s remember that this is a CELEBRATION of all God has been doing in the life of the Church as we look forward to the coming year.

Our Annual Report is ready – there are some copies at the back of Church today for those who would like one.  You can also download one.

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Notices for 31st March


We will hold our Parish APCM on 28th April at St Barnabas Village Hall after our Services.  At this meeting we will vote in our new PCC.  In the next few weeks we will have local congregational meetings to nominate Wardens and PCC members.  Please consider if you’d like to serve us in this way.


The Week Ahead


Institution and Induction of Rev Chris Chorlton

This will take place this afternoon at St Martin’s Church on 31st March at 3.30pm.  Hope to see you there!


Christian Aid Quiz Night Sunday 31st March 7pm
The Peacock Bar, 25 North Parade, Bradford


Mothers' Union Monday, 1st April, 2019

We will meet in the Village Hall at 7.45 p.m. when our speaker will be Mr. Colin Wright .  His subject is "Leprosy Past and Present".
Please come and join us.


Church of St Chad, Toller Lane

Sung Mass with Licensing, Collation and Installation of The Rev’d Liam Beadle as Priest-in-Charge on Thursday, April 4th 2019 at 7.30 pm



Further Ahead



St Philips are hosting a Coffee Morning on Saturday 6th April from 10.30am to 12.30pm.  It would be lovely to see you there. Any donations for a Tombola would be very much appreciated


Beetle Drive with Supper – Saturday 13th April in the St Barnabas Village Hall, Heaton starting at 5pm. Tickets £5 per adult, children free accompanied by an adult. There will also be a Sing along to songs from the ‘Old Tyme Music Hall’, Tombola and Raffle. Please come and have an evening of fun. Everybody welcome.


Easter Egg Raffle – to be drawn Palm Sunday after Church at St Barnabas (14th April). Donations of eggs would be appreciated to any member of the Social Committee.


The Bible Course:

Starting Monday evenings, 29th April at St Philips

AND Thursday afternoons, from 2nd May at home of Jenny Griffin


Christian Aid Big Brekkie.

will be on Saturday 18th May at St Paul’s Church from 9:30. Lots of lovely food to start your day, and all to support Christian Aid.

Come along and join in we hope to see you there!


“The Italian Job”

A fun evening at St Philips, 15th June

More details to follow later


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Parish Administrator Required

10 hours per week

Do you want to make a difference?

The recently formed Parish of Girlington, Heaton and Manningham is at an exciting stage of development. We have created a new post of Parish Administrator to support and further the ‘one mission’ of our four churches.
We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic person to take up this key strategic position within our team.
We need someone who will:

  • establish the church office and provide effective administrative support for the parish.
  • be a welcoming first point of contact for people.
  • assist with the smooth running of the weekly services and occasional offices.
  • assist with effective communications such as weekly news sheets, websites and digital platforms.
  • be responsible for the efficient promotion and hiring out of community spaces.

You must have excellent administrative, organisational and communication skills, and an ability to develop relationships with a wide range of people.
For all further details, please download the application pack below.
Please apply using the application form below.
Closing date for applications: noon on April 1st 2019
Interview date: Tuesday April 9th 2019

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