Our Vicar, Caroline,recently featured in the Yorkshire Post. Click on the picture to read the full article.
Rev Jon Swales, St. George’s (inc. Crypt), Leeds, to Lead Good Friday Walk
25 March 2016
A Hike – A Pilgrimage – A Witness -The Stations of the Cross.
Christians Together in Swaledale is pleased to be able to announce that Jon has agreed
to be the ‘spiritual leader’ of this year’s walk. He will guide us through some moments
of reflection during the pauses in the walk comparing the last hours of Jesus’s life
to the vulnerable in society today. Jon is Lighthouse Mission Priest based at St.
George’s Church, Leeds.
All are invited to take part, for all or some of the route - children and dogs are
8.00 am Assemble for pre-booked Communal Transport at Grinton Church
8.10 am Transport leaves for Keld
8.55 am Assemble at Keld URC for safety chat.
9.00 am Short Service at Keld URC; leave 9.10 am
10.30 am Service at St. Mary’s Muker, leave 11 am
12.30 pm Gunnerside Methodist Church - lunch stop.
1.10 pm Short Service at Gunnerside Methodist Church
1.25 pm Assemble and off!!
3.30 pm Low Whita Bridge
5.00 pm Arrive Grinton (Hot X buns!!!)
5.30 pm Service in St. Andrew’s Grinton – retiring collection in aid of
St. George’s Crypt.
Post service – transport back up the dale, as far as Keld, as required.
Total mileage – 12.5 miles(ish).
Brief stops to complete the readings of the Stations of the Cross are interspersed
with the formal timed stops.
Strong footwear and waterproof clothing required. Dogs are welcome.
To protect stock and also for the safety of the walkers DOGS MUST BE KEPT ON LEADS
AT ALL TIMES.
The organisers will lead the walk; however participants are responsible for their
The precise route is subject to change dependent on conditions on the day. If the
weather is really bad the services will take place as advertised, but there will
be no organised walk.
Lent Meetings 2016
Come and Meet Jesus
Tuesday 16 February, 7.30pm– Gunnerside Methodist Church
‘We have found the Messiah’
John 1: 35-46 – Introductory Session
We will look at our theme Bible passage for the Lent meetings and hear again the
invitation to come and meet Jesus.
Tuesday 23 February - 7.30pm – St. Mary’s, Arkengarthdale
Come and Hear
Rev Alison Stewart Smith
Music and Words for Lent - We will hear God speaking to us through the creativity
of musicians and writers
Tuesday 1 March 7.30pm – Holy Trinity Church, Low Row
Come and Be Still
Rev Rupert Kalus (Vicar) and Rev Ali Miller (curate) from All Saints, Lanchester,
and St. John the Evangelist, Burnhope, Co. Durham
We will be led in listening to God in quiet, and hearing the ‘still, small voice’
Saturday 5 March – 2.00-4.00pm- Reeth Methodist Schoolroom
Come and Touch
Rev Caroline Hewlett, Rev Les Nevin, Kevin and Sue Pellatt
We will make crosses out of a range of materials – small ones to take home and a
larger one as a focus for our worship next week.
This session is a joint one with the Forest Church group.
Tuesday 15 March - 2.00-3.30pm– Low Row URC
Come and See
Rev Stephen Collinson
We will learn to recognise God’s imprint in the ordinary things of life as we learn
to see with a photographer’s eye.
Come and Worship
Tuesday 22 March - 7.30pm – Fremington Village Hall
We will bring all the above together in worship for Holy Week