Shine #HT200

Pray for Shine

Week of mission at Holy Trinity Church, Huddersfield to celebrate 200 years as a church


The mission week at Holy Trinity Church, Huddersfield is almost upon us.

Before the week of mission we are having a week of prayer for the week of mission. We are already halfway through the week of mission. I am asking those who read this blog to join us praying for this event.

These are some of the things to pray for:

Pray for all Shine events. Pray that as people come they will sense God’s presence.

Pray for all our Shine team and our guest hosts.

Pray for energy, joy and success in their preparations.

Pray that Shine may be a step for many to come to know Jesus and follow him.

Pray for people that have been invited. Pray that God will draw them to himself.

To help you pray, and to invite you along if you are in the Huddersfield area, here is what we are doing.

All events are free entry.

Sunday 9 June

7.30 pm
The Great Gladiator Quiz Night with Ace from Gladiators
A multi-media, pub-style quiz. Come as a team or join one on the night. With guest speaker Warren Furman aka ‘Ace’ from TV’s Gladiators. Snacks provided. Drinks available. Suggested team size: 6 – 8 people

Monday 10 June

10 am
Little Lights Toddler group special – with Jo Jingles
Holy Trinity Little Lights is our regular exciting toddler group. For this special event Jo Jingles comes to Holy Trinity! A music and rhythm experience for pre-school children, followed by a Teddy Bears Picnic. Coffee and cake for the grownups, with a short talk on how faith has helped in the pandemonium of parenting.

7.30 pm
Just Fashion Event with Charlotte Instone
Showcasing ways to dress and accessorise well and look great without damaging the earth or hurting other people. Featuring Charlotte Instone, founder of ethical clothing business ‘Know The Origin’.

Tuesday 11 June

7.30 pm
My Magic, My Story – John Archer (An evening of Comedy & Magic)
Side-splitting comedy and mind-blowing magic from a former Magic Circle ‘Stage Magician of the Year’ and a Britain’s Got Tallent semi-finalist this year. Suitable for all 11 years and older. Laughter guaranteed.

Wednesday 12 June

2 pm
Meeting point – Tea Dance
Join us for this very special ‘Meeting Point’ (a part of our #HT200 celebrations) – Music, dancing, afternoon tea, time to talk, and a short ‘thought for the day’, all while enjoying some 40s nostalgic glamour. Feel free to dress for the era.

Has Science Debunked God? Revd Prof David Wilkinson
Serious (but not too heavy) thinking from a serial BBC ‘Thought for the Day’ contributor and author of ‘God, Time, and Stephen Hawking’ – with plenty of time for your questions.

Thursday 13 June

Chocolate Tasting Masterclass with David Greenwood-Haigh
A chocolate tasting evening with an award-winning Yorkshire chocolatier and chocolate consultant, with over 40 years’ experience in the food industry. Did we mention that we’d actually be tasting the chocolate?

Friday 14 June

1 pm – 11 pm
Beer festival
What more do we need to say? If you’re partial to a pint of real ale, why not get yourself down here and make a friend or two in the process? A selection of great local real ales to buy.

Saturday 15 June

9.30 – 11.30 am
Youth Breakfast Club (11-18 yr olds)
Join us for breakfast, fun, games and a special guest speaker. A great reason to get out of bed on a Saturday morning. Bring a friend or two.

1.30 – 3.30 pm
Family Fun Afternoon: Let’s Get Creative!
An afternoon of creative activities for all the family. Explore light and dark using music, art, science and movement, followed by a celebration of Jesus the Light of the World.

7.30 pm
Ready to Shine? Pie and Peas with Robin Gamble
Join us for a pie and peas supper followed by a talk from Robin Gamble, who will help us take a good look at what it means to say ‘yes’ to Jesus’ offer to shine His light on our lives.

All events are free, but you can sign up on line at the Holy Trinity Church, Huddersfield website to give us an idea of the numbers attending.


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