Posts by Robb Sutherland

Holy Week

Holy Week is well under way as Christian communities around the globe make a spiritual pilgrimage towards The Cross of Good Friday and the eventual joy of Easter Day. In the modern world, it is easy to forget that the Christian faith is an ancient spirituality that we enter into as we ourselves become disciples thousands of years later. Here at Holy Nativity our week began with quiet reflective services each night accompanied by the music of Taizé. Holy Week…
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A New Role For a Familiar Face

Thanks to funding from the United Kingdom Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF)* Holy Nativity is about to embark on a three year project to develop our church building and expand the activities and community services that we provide. Holy Nativity turns 70 this year and the building has been at the heart of the community for all of that time, being originally funded by public subscription and arriving as a ‘flat pack’ church back in 1954. The funding will enable us…

Planning for the Future

Thanks to investment from Calderdale Council and the UK Shared Prosperity Fund* Holy Nativity is embarking on an ambitious three year project to develop our building and the activities which take place in it throughout the week.

Meet The Curate | Revd Fern

Greetings my name is Fern and I am looking forward to serving as your new curate from Sunday 2nd July. I have moved down from Durham with Jemima, my cat, where I have been studying for the last couple of years. Prior to my training I worked as a chemist in the hop industry, in Kent. In my spare time I enjoy scale figure modelling and painting, table-top gaming, reading (science-fiction, fantasy and history predominantly), and music – generally, the…

Youth Group Hit The Beach!

For the final day of 2023’s Holy Nativity Youth Group Camp, we hit the beach! Having looked at the long range forecast we decided that Friday was the best day. After a hearty breakfast we filled our day sacks and hiked to Runswick Bay. Digging holes, burying each other in the sand and learning to float in the sea was the order of the day. After a steep climb up the hill to the minibus, we went to Beacon Farm…

Youth Group vs the Knights!

What a day we had as we battled against the elements and won! With a shaky looking weather forecast we got into the minibus with our waterproofs and headed to Scarborough Castle!