First Carol Services

St Michael’s first Carol Service in Haworth is at 6.00 p.m. on Sunday (9th December) – timed for the end of the torchlight procession up Main Street. St Gabriel’s Carol service follows in Stanbury at 7.30 p.m. on Wednesday (12th … Continue reading

Church basks in repaired light

Thanks to funding support from the Friends of the Brontes’ Church Haworth Parish Church’s floodlights have been repaired and the building is now basking in new glory.

Christmas programme

St Michael’s, Haworth Sun 2nd Dec @3.45 – United Advent Preparation Service at Our Lady’s, Ebor Lane Sun 9th Dec @ 6pm – First Carol Service (at end of the Torchlight Procession) Sun 16th Dec @ 7pm – Second Carol … Continue reading

Our next events

We have the next informal Working Party at St Michael’s on Saturday (24th November) – an opportunity for people to muck in together on jobs like clearing up leaves and erecting the Christmas candle holders in church between 9.30 a.m. … Continue reading

Pig keeping in Whitby

It is All Age Worship at St Michael’s this Sunday (18th November) at 11.00 a.m. We will be celebrating St Hilda – and the man who kept her pigs. The younger members of the congregation will have an opportunity to … Continue reading

Rock Choir concert success!

The Friends of the Brontes’ Church, Haworth Church’s support and fund-raising group liaised with the Rock Choir to stage an amazing concert on behalf of the Church Restoration Fund on Friday evening. Around 150 people braved the heavy rain and … Continue reading

Light a candle for a loved one next Sunday.

‘Light a candle for a loved one’ is our Parish’s annual service to which we invite those who have been bereaved in the last year. It is on Sunday at 6.00 pm [not 6.30 pm] at St Michael’s and All … Continue reading

Stanbury’s Remembrance prayers.

Prayers to commemorate those who fell during the First World War will be staged at Stanbury War Memorial (pictured below) on Sunday, November 11th at 12.00pm. This year marks the centenary of the end of the First World War. The … Continue reading

Remembrance Day arrangements

Haworth village is marking the Centenary of the end of the First World War with a service at 10.50 a.m. on Sunday, November 11th at the War Memorial at the junction of Station Road/ Bridgehouse Lane and Brow Road for … Continue reading

Rock Choir to sing in Haworth Church

The Friends of the Brontës’ Church is proud to announce that they are joining with the Rock Choir to stage a concert in Haworth Parish Church on Friday, November 9th. Formed five years ago as the support group for Haworth … Continue reading


Sunday 21 October – Andrea & Jens Hislop open their home (The Old Police Station House, Mill Hey) for any who would like to have lunch and fellowship after our morning worship. Saturday 27 October – Swing Band Concert at … Continue reading

Birds don’t worry

We have our Harvest Festival on Sunday 7th October – All Age Worship at 11.00 a.m. Those who want to help decorate (or simply drop off things with which to decorate) will be at church at 10.00 a.m. the previous … Continue reading

The next couple of weeks

Saturday 29th September 9.30-11.00 – A first go at having an occasional working party tackle some of the jobs around St Michael’s church and grounds. Any extra hands welcome! Saturday 29th September 11.00 – A next Fun Dog Show at … Continue reading

A Curate for 2019

We are delighted to let people know that Anthony Bennett will be coming to work in our two parishes next year. He is currently training for ordination on a full-time theological course which includes spending an extended amount of time … Continue reading

Praise and Worship Evening

Julie Roberts has led two of these evenings (one at St James’ and one at St Michael’s) and now invites people to join in a third at 7.30 p.m. on Monday 17th September at St Gabriel’s, Stanbury.

Be clean

Don’t just wash your outside, wash your inside as well. That is the message (or something like it) when have All Age Worship again at 11.00 a.m. on Sunday. We are expecting a packed church with extra guests for a … Continue reading

Thoughts on wilderness and on prayer

There is a fresh Bible reflection by our Rector (the Revd Peter Mullins) on our website’s ‘Sharing our faith’ page. And there are fresh plans for a short series of four Bible studies about prayer to be led by our … Continue reading

Mermen for Mind

A local charity calendar for 2019 is being launched this month. The title tells you what you need to know. There are a lot of posed mermen – St Michael’s regulars will recognise some – and there is support for … Continue reading

Christmas preparations!

The Main Street traders who organise so much at Christmas each year are holding their annual Ceilidh to raise funds for this. It is on Saturday 15th September. It will at the Old School from 7.00 p.m. Tickets are £12, … Continue reading

Joan Bates

We have been sad to learn of Joan’s death. It was only very recently that she had had to give up her home and move to Lindisfarne Care Home. The Revd Peter Wilson was able to anoint her and prayer … Continue reading

Pleased with ourselves

Launching our recreated Children’s Corner during All Age Worship this morning (Sunday 15th July). The tower was built so that it could be tested against a plumb line – which is what the set Bible reading for the day encouraged … Continue reading

Plumb Line Sunday

We have All Age Worship again at 11.00 a.m. on Sunday. We will be measuring how upright things are with a plumb line and asking about what it is appropriate to preach in a royal chapel – which is what … Continue reading

Former Rector visits Church

Members of the Friends of the Bronte’s Church working on the stand in Church today got a very pleasant surprise. A visit from former Rector Rodney Hughes and his wife Margaret who were holidaying in the area. And it was … Continue reading

A raven’s message

Those willing in congregation at 11.00 a.m. tomorrow (Sunday 24th June) will be challenged to find this bird in the church and explain why it might be relevant to the last day of the national Refugee Week. Meanwhile, there will … Continue reading

What do Christians believe?

An informal “enquirers group” is about to begin There will be six relaxed evenings to hear a little and talk a little as people wish beginning with the four questions people ask most often and finishing with any questions people … Continue reading

A Key to the Heart

Deborah Mullins, a member of the St Michael’s congregation, has her first solo exhibition of fine textile art this week at the Old School Room next door to the church: A Key to the Heart – Reflections on Palestine. It … Continue reading

Watership Cantabile boost for Restoration Fund

Watership Cantabile, a choir from Newbury, Berkshire royally entertained people in Haworth Parish Church on Saturday evening. Our church provided the last stop on the choir’s three-night tour of West Yorkshire and they generously gave the proceeds from the concert … Continue reading

Three good things

We’ve just heard that Churches Together’s Christian Aid Pop-Up shop raised £1,682 this year! We look forward to the concert on Saturday 2nd at 7.00 p.m. (a choir from Newbury, free entry, opportunity to contribute to the church’s Fabric Fund). … Continue reading

Coming up in early June

The first fortnight of June is going to be full of special activities in the parish, so here is a preview of eight things being included in the June pewsheet which is now in preparation; three of them have had … Continue reading

Julie Roberts new role with us

Julie has completed her time as a ‘Curate in training’ in our parishes and we were able to announce this morning that she isn’t going anywhere else (unlike these Tour de Yorkshire cyclists passing very rapidly through the parish this … Continue reading

We’re in the running for an award!

Grade Two Star–listed building Haworth Parish Church has been shortlisted in the Best Inclusive Building category for the West Yorkshire Building Excellence Awards. This round of local awards is part of the 2018 Local Authority Building Control (LABC) award scheme. … Continue reading

I am the vine

Here is the banner created at our All Age Worship this morning. We are only fruitful when part of the vine which is Christ. Our attention moves forward to next Sunday (6th May) when we will proceed as if the … Continue reading

Doggie fun at Stanbury.

We need more Friends in our Church

At a recent Committee meeting of the Friends of the Brontës’ Church it was revealed that their bank account was now in a very healthily place with more than £10,000 ready to use for the Church. Most of money is … Continue reading