Thursday 8 January: YfC Exec
7:30pm at HYPeR
Saturday 10 January: Harrogate Band
7:30pm, Starbeck Methodist; tickets £6, children £3, family £14
Monday 12 January: Rev Dr Terry Buckingham
7.30pm Installation service at St Paul & St Margaret, Nidd
Tuesday 13 January: Planning for Pentecost
12:30pm working lunch at St Robert's Parish Centre (Map/HG1 1HP), planning for the Royal Hall Celebration for Pentecost
Wednesday 14 January: Youth Pray, meeting at HYPeR
12 noon, monthly prayer meeting for the youth ministries and works across the area, followed by shared lunch
Saturday 17 January: WYSOCS AGM; 'How to build an empire'
Outwood House, Leeds (Map/LS18 4HR). Coffee from 10:00am, AGM at 10:30. Cal Bailey on the subject of Christian distinctives in business at 12.30pm, followed by pre-booked lunches at 1:30; bookings to Sarah Doyne by 12 January, please, 0113 258 1569
17 January: Strictly Ballroom
7:15pm at Pannal Methodist. Tickets £3, children £1; light refreshments. Poster available (pdf, 50kb)
18-25 January: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Various events including times of prayer and ecumenical services across the Area Groups and churches including pulpit swaps; see attachments at the bottom of this page listing Town Centre lunchtime prayers, Pulpit Swaps and WPCU prayers.
CTBI prayers based on Ezekiel 37:15-28;Unity Post distribution from 15 January, available via WYEC (Flash).
All welcome to join in prayer if you're in the town centre for these fifteen minutes of prayer from 12:45pm:
Monday 19: Baptist
Tuesday 20: St Robert's RC
Wednesday 21: St Paul's URC
Thursday 22: Wesley
Friday 23: St Peter's
Saturday 24: Friends Meeting House
19 January - 1 February: Gaza Vigil
11am-1pm at St Peter's during the conflict. Fast continues to Sunday 25 January and the vigil continues to Sunday 1 February; gifts now being reallocated to agencies working in the region avilable
19 January: In it for the money?
9:45am for 10am - 3.30pm at St George's Church Centre, Leeds, LS1 3BR with Rev Dr Philip Bee, Director of the Oastler Centre for Faith and Economic Life in Leeds, David Roberts, Leeds City Council Financial Inclusion Unit and Diane Lyons, Chief Executive of Leeds Citizens Advice Bureau.
How urban churches can respond to the impact of rising debt in their communities and churches; £10 per person including lunch; more info and bookings from Ruth Smith
Tuesday 20 January: CT S&W Fraternal
For ministers in the Starbeck & Woodlands Area Groups of Churches Together in Harrogate
Thursday 22 January: CTH Annual Assembly and Area Meetings
7:30pm, St Mary's (Map); planning meeting for Bilton, Pannal & Beckwithshaw, South Side, Starbeck & Woodlands and Town Centre Area Groups of Churches Together in Harrogate – all welcome, even if not a representative in your Area Group.
Meeting in two halves including act of worship, overviews on key issues *Mark Stibbe, * Pentecost and *CTH developments followed by Area Group meetings.
Saturday 24 January: Sumemrbridge and Dacre Silver Band
2:00pm, Summerbridge Methodist Church. Free concert for over 60's; free refreshments and cold buffet afterwards. All welcome
24 January: Chuck Wagon dinner
7:30pm, Gracious Street Methodist, Knaresborough (Map) supporting the COGS site redevelopment project, with music fromBoB. Tickets £12
24 January: Freedom
8:00pm - 9:30pm at St Andrew's, Starbeck. Youth event for year 10 and above; entry free
Tuesday 27 January: Car free day champions meeting
7pm, Harrogate Council Offices; opportunity to find out more about some of the best projects designed to tackle carbon reduction in Yorkshire. Speakers will include Andrew Cooper (Kirkless Council) and Andrew Ellis, Environmental Strategy Officer for HBC and Lyn Costello, Director of Little Red Bus
Wednesday 28 January: Planning for Pentecost
Site visit at the Royal Hall in preparation for the Celebration for Pentecost;