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Welcome to Mirfield Team Parish

Sunday 20th June 2021

The Third Sunday after Trinity

Today’s Services

Sunday Eucharist with music 9.30am at St. Mary's

11.15am at St John’s

Weekday Said Eucharist Wednesdays 10am at St Mary's.

Thursdays 10am at St John's.

To book a place at St John's for either Sunday or Thursday services please email [email protected]

Services will be streamed on FaceBook where possible.

St Mary’s and St John’s are now open for congregational worship on Sundays and mid week with Covid prevention measures similar to those followed last time we were open will be in force:

· Masks to be worn unless exempt. Please note, if plastic visors are worn, a face mask covering nose and mouth has to be worn as well.

· 2 metre distance maintained between household bubbles whilst seated and when moving.

· Track and Trace registration either through booking in advance, the QR phone code or the slips provided at the church

· Booking in advance is to be done for St. John's but we will try to work without advance booking at St. Mary's.

· Please follow any instructions as to where to sit given by stewards or on notices. One way systems or separate entrance and exit doors may be in use.

· Singing is done only by the choir.

· Meeting (chatting) between bubbles is not allowed in the building. Outside the building national/ local restrictions on meetings between bubbles apply, please check these.


We look forward to welcoming you back to our churches but would urge you to remember that although things are getting better at the moment the virus is still out there and caution needs to be the watchword for the foreseeable future.

The Bishop of Leeds is pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd Stephanie Hunter, currently Assistant Curate of Cumberworth, Denby, Denby Dale and Shepley as Interim Priest in Charge of Cumberworth, Denby, Denby Dale and Shepley and also as Interim Priest in Charge of Kirkburton in the Huddersfield Episcopal Area.

Stephanie is to be licensed by The Bishop of Huddersfield on Sunday, 27th June at St Nicholas, Cumberworth at 4 pm.

Stephanie adds:

Andrew and I are delighted to be staying and we are both very much looking forward to working with you over the next few years. At the moment, my licensing service will be a smaller affair, but we aim to have a "welcome service" in the Autumn in All Hallows' Kirkburton, when restrictions allow us to do as we might like.


We are happy that St Mary’s church is again open for private prayer each Sunday afternoon from 2.00 - 4.00pm.

Face masks must be worn unless exempt and COVID rules adhered to.

We look forward to seeing you again.

Those who take the parish magazine should have received the June issue by now. As our churches are once again open for services, it may be that you are happy to collect a copy from church rather than having it delivered. If that is so, please let Barry Hambling know (01924 493884) so that he can sort out deliveries for future months.

Thank you

For Our Prayers

Prayer of Spiritual Communion

Thanks be to you, Lord Jesus Christ, for all the benefits you have given me, for all the pains and insults you have borne for me.

Since I cannot now receive you sacramentally, I ask you to come spiritually into my heart.

O most merciful redeemer, friend and brother, may I know you more clearly, love you more dearly,

and follow you more nearly, day by day. Amen.

We pray for those suffering in body, mind or spirit

John, Barbara, Eryl, Mavis, Donna, Carol, Stephen, Jenny, Angela, Sheila, Catherine & Stephen, Kevin, Martyn, Colin, Dennis & family, Alan & Ang, Syd, Toni, Karen, Craig, Louise, Andrew, Wendy, Sarah, Krystian, Margaret, Trevor, Hilda, Nicholas, Harry, Brian, Andrew, Jimmy, Claire, Charles, Paul & Dorothy, Jacob, Barbara, Judith, Dorothy.

We pray for those who have recently died and their families

Dominic Busby, Michael Hampshire, Janette Green, Reece Ashley Schofield, Ronald Rose

We pray for those being baptised in June

Chloe Stockhill, Lucas James Bennett, Jayden James Bennett, Destiny-Autumn Janice Sykes,

Arianna Maria Josephine Armitage

We pray for those whose wedding is in June

Stephen Pickles & Leonie Jaye Horne

From our Parish Prayer List

For all who volunteer their time and talents within the life of our churches.

For the work with young people of Mirfield done by Matrix youth group.

For all who live in our local nursing homes and those who care for them.

For the work done through the Red Cross and other emergency relief organisations.

One of the ministries we offer is our prayer team who are willing to offer prayers on your behalf in a crisis situation.

If you have an urgent need for prayers then please contact our Prayer Chain Coordinators,

Carol on 515894 or Barry on 493884.

Our Licensed Lay Pastoral Ministers

Barry Hambling 01924 493884 Val Walker 01924 493174 Kath Crossley 01924 515496

If you would like anyone to be added or removed from our prayer lists please contact Janice Barker 01924 503530