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Lunch Club Christmas Hamper Delivery

2020 has been a difficult year with Holy Nativity having to stop many of it’s regular activities to keep everyone safe. One of the things that has been really missed around the community is the Elderly and Disabled Lunch Club on Tuesdays. Today, the volunteers at the lunch club finished the surprise delivery of Christmas hampers! Here is what Sue O’Brien says about it. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved with the little hampers that…

Fun Day at Holy Nativity!

This Sunday, Holy Nativity held a Fun Day for the whole community.  From face painting to axe throwing there was something for everyone!  Throughout the day there were all sorts of fun and games going on.  One of the highlights was the adults wheelbarrow race! When my daughter was sad because she had to leave at the end, she announced in the car ‘I love my party church. I want to do it again.’ It was fantastic to see people…

St Mary’s Community Shop Closure

For 16 years, St Mary’s Community Shop has served the people of Illingworth as a place of sanctuary and will finally close their doors on the 3rd of July.  In 2002 the council gave the keys to a small shop front on Turner Avenue South to the community at St Mary’s Church which later became the Parish of Mixenden and Illingworth.  Pat and Bob Highley with the help of Anne Roberts and Cheryll Earnshaw have volunteered their time each week…

Lunch Club Christmas. #GodWithUs

Holy Nativity’s lunch club had a fantastic Christmas Meal on Tuesday. The morning began with a Christmas communion service with carols. Then the room became a hive of activity as other people began arriving for Christmas dinner with all of the trimmings! To start the festivities, children from Year 1 and 2 at Ash Green came to sing a selection of carols and songs for everyone! Everyone had a fantastic time as the children entertained us with their awesome singing.…

Making Friends over a Curry

On Wednesday afternoon we had a fantastic time as Samina, Shebana, Shamim and Rabia came to Holy Nativity to show more than twenty of us how to make traditional homemade curry. The Halifax Central Initiative staff came to Holy Nativity with all of the ingredients and expertise to produce a cheap and amazing home cooked meal. Malc Spring was very enthusiastic about the whole afternoon saying “I’m a huge curry fan and learning how to make it authentically is a…