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Seder Meals

Maundy Thursday@Home –  13th April We are encouraging groups and life groups to have a Seder Meal in their homes for church family and wider family in the community. In celebrating the Seder meal we remember God’s rescue of the Israelite people from slavery in Egypt and celebrates the life and death of Jesus who […]

Toilet Twinning

Toilet Twinning at All Saints If you’ve recently visited one of the loos in church you will probably have noticed a framed certificate and photograph on the wall telling you that the toilet has been twinned with one in a developing country. Toilet Twinning raises funds to support water and sanitation work in some of […]

Deanery Wedding Fayre

   On Saturday 11 February, 11am-3pm, the former Ilkley Deanery hosted a Wedding Fayre at St Margaret’s Church Ilkley. It was a good day, with over 30 exhibitors present, ranging from large letters in lights to cheese, wedding dresses and grooms wear to bunting and jewellery to travel agents. The exhibits included two from the […]

Embrace Lent Study

Please find copies of the study prepared by Embrace ME one of our mission partners, and written by Liz Baddaley of the Sanctuary either at the back of church or from the church office. If you would like more copies they can be downloaded or ordered from Embrace.

Dots’ Mums Night

Transform Church House. Add comfy chairs, soft cushions, fairy lights and candles, tablecloths and flowers. Dim the lights. Be ready at the door to take coats, give a hug and a glass of something.  Fill with forty Joining-the-Dots’ mums. Provide a beautiful two course meal and plenty of wine and soft drinks. Mingle and chat. […]

Prayer Tree

 Joining-the-Dots… Joining-the-Dots have introduced a Prayer Tree at the start of the new term.  It is a visible sign of our Christian faith, showing the importance of prayer in our lives, both personally and as a’Dots’ team.We are encouraging everyone that comes to ‘Dots’ to write prayers and to  celebrate blessings and hang them from the […]

Well done Ruaridh

Twenty four cakes !!!  All (bar the odd one) baked by Ruaridh providing everyone who attended his ‘coffee and cake’ day at his Ben Rhydding family home this Saturday a real dilemma of which cake to choose a slice of first. It was a wonderful event  that Ruaridh had organised,  lovely atmosphere, amazing cakes and […]

Open House for Matugga Revival Centre.

  You are invited to… Ruaridh’s Open House for raise funds part of which will go to the Matugga Revival Centre in Uganda. When: 10:30-4:30 on Saturday 28th January Where: 8 Cheltenham Avenue, Ilkley, LS29 8BN Why: I am raising money for kitchen building in the Revival centre in Matugga and water sanitation projects in […]

Release Urban Sleepout

We were fortunate in having a mild dry winters night for our Sleepout challenge, which saw 15 members of Release making beds & shelter to sleep around our ‘Stable’. The Stable was reserved for the girls – cardboard laid on the pallets to give a little warmth and comfort.  The boys used tarpaulin, cardboard boxes, […]


Medair is a Christian humanitarian charity working in some of the most needy, war torn places in the world and which Matthew Nice spoke about at the last men’s breakfast. Any donation made to them before 31.12.16 will be matched in value by their supporters. An opportunity to help even more please visit the Medair […]