Thornhill Parish Church

Serving the local community

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:

 https://www.organdonation.nhs.uk

www.nhsbt.nhs.uk/tissuedonation

 https://www.blood.co.uk  

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 Parcevall Hall 2016

You may recall some of our congregation went to Parcevall Hall on retreat earlier this year. Take a look at our Facebook page to see more photos

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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
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Harvest 2016
Join us for Harvest at Thornhill on Sunday 2nd October at 9.30 followed by auction of produce and lunch. Tickets for the Harvest lunch are £6 and all proceeds raised at the Harvest celebrations will be donated to the
Forget Me Not Hospice. See here for more information
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Due to circumstances beyond our control the Ceilidh planned for 21st October has been cancelled  Refunds from your ticket seller.  Sincere apologies.
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Take a look at our Families page to see more about what's happening for children in church, including a brand new club
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Lots of information about our Programme of Concerts and Events now on the Events page

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

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The Teddy Bear's Picnic
James likes cheesZaccheaus
James and Zaccheaus
lots more pictures on Facebook 
- remember the song?

Tuesday 2nd August at the Rectory
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Long time away yet but the Fabulous Summer Fair reverts to July 8th 2017
next year - already planning it.
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Triumph for Collins family and our Mothers Union Branch Leader
Yorkshire Show Champions
Shorthorn champion
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The sound of a single muffled bell sounded at 7,30 this morning 1st July from the towers at Thornhill and Whitley Churches to remember those who were killed at the Battle of the Somme. At Thornhill we remembered all those killed in 1916
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