Thornhill Parish Church

Serving the local community

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 Join us on Sunday 13th November at 10.45am for our
 Remembrance Services at either Thornhill or Whitley Churches - see poster for details

On the Churchyard page there is a new Power Point about those who died in two World Wars from Thornhill who are commemorated in our churchyard


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Also at Thornhill on Sunday 13th November at 3pm join us for a memorial service to remember those who have departed

Benefice Service
Sunday 30th October at 10am
Throughout the year on the fifth Sunday of the month we hold a joint service with Whitley Church. This month we will all meet to worship at Whitley. 

Please note the Benefice service is in place of the usual 
9.30am and 11.15am Parish Communion

Halloween - Shine a Little Light.

Some parents are not sure what to do about Halloween. Of course they don't want their children to miss out on all the fun but should we be cautious. Why not look at the Church of England website for some great ideas about having fun at Halloween that fits in with what we believe as Christians. Click on the pumpkin below to find out more
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Harvest 2016

Auction 2016
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A wonderful busy day in Thornhill Church on Sunday 2nd October for
 our Harvest celebrations. 
Family Praise with Thanksgivings to a full church and then we held our Auction of produce for our chosen charity, Forget Me Not Hospice.
Over sixty people then shared in the Harvest Lunch and a wonderful time of fellowship.
Your generosity has raise over £800 - final figure in next weeks notice sheet

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Organ donation logo   ....    Do You?

Penny Hartley, one of our congregation is busy encouraging others to consider becoming a donor. Read her story published recently in the Dewsbury Reporter. Thornhill Parish Church joins her and other Christians encouraging people to consider organ, tissue or blood donation. Here are the links to allow you to register:  



The opening event of the Heritage weekend when we were delighted to have the Mayor and Mayoress of Kirklees with us

.Mayor Party
Stuart Hartley gave a fascinating talk on the history of churches along with tales about special things at Thornhill


Craft Group  Coffee Day - thanks to the very many people who helped make this a success despite the poor weather. see some pictures