Monthly Archives: September 2014

Sunday August 3rd Worship at Starbeck Chapel

On Sunday August 3rd I led worship at Starbeck Chapel. We began worship with ‘Guide me O great Jehovah’ before I led the opening prayers. I told a story of a poor 11 year old girl who had been sold … Continue reading

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Sunday July 27th Worship at Wesley Chapel

On Sunday July 27th our Deacon David Hunt led worship at Wesley Chapel. He explained that the theme that day was ‘The living Church is a worshipping church’. We were going to explore what a living church was. As our … Continue reading

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Time to relax with family and friends

On Tuesday evening July 22nd I went to the Labour Party meeting but I was glad it was my day off the following day. Not having to get up early for work will be one of the good things when … Continue reading

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Sunday July 20th at Bilton Area Chapel

On Sunday July 20th I led worship at Bilton Area Chapel. The call to worship was based on Psalm 86 and our opening hymn was ‘Come ye thankful people come’. After the opening prayers I gave a Children’s address although … Continue reading

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A celebratory meal with my dear colleagues from work

I had arranged my staff get together for my retirement for the last day of July, as that was the best way to have most of my colleagues of the last 8 ½ years celebrate with me. August is notoriously … Continue reading

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Sunday Worship on July 13th at Wesley Chapel

Our minister Trevor Dixon led worship at Wesley Chapel on July 13th and it was a significant day as it was the first act of worship held in the chapel itself since the pews had been removed and the first … Continue reading

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New developments in Church and Family Life

Whilst Harrogate’s usual access routes were blocked we were delayed in receiving our chairs from the manufacturers to complete the next stage of the refurbishment of our chapel. The upstairs apart from secondary glazing and further decorating was nearly finished, … Continue reading

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Sunday Worship on July 6th at Wesley Chapel

The following week all Harrogate was in preparation for the finish of the first stage of the Tour de France here. We had known for weeks that many local roads were to be closed on the Saturday July 5th and … Continue reading

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An afternoon act of worship at Kearby Chapel

On the 29th June I led worship at Kearby chapel at 3 0’clock. It is a lovely little chapel set back from the road, so I have been known to get lost looking for it as I have driven past … Continue reading

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Sunday June 29th Worship at Wesley Chapel

On Sunday June 29th Tim Simms led worship at Wesley Chapel. We began worship as we sang ‘Lord of creation to you be all praise.’ The theme for his service was ‘Being a slave to sin.’ After the opening prayers … Continue reading

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