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Clothing Collection January 2017

Clothing Collection for People made Homeless by Conflict in the Middle East – January 2017 Autumn collections of clothing and essential humanitarian supplies made at St Giles’ and Central Methodist Church were successfully delivered to Kirkuk in Iraq to help people fleeing from Mosul and to Syria. This project was undertaken in partnership with St […]

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Bell Tower Repairs

St Giles Church External Fabric Repairs Phase 2 The scaffolding around the church tower is now almost completed, it is an extremely rare sight and will probably not be seen again for at least another century! It is part of the £350,000 final phase of the fabric repair works that are currently being undertaken to […]

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Childrens’ Society Carols

Schools Carol Singing in the Market Place Wednesday 7th December 2016 The annual event, organised by The Pontefract & District Appeals Committee of The Children’s Society, has been taking place in the first week of December for the last 24 years and has been attended by up to 10 local schools each year. During this […]

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Shoebox appeal 2016

28th November 2016 Successful Christmas appeal at St Giles St Giles Pontefract and St Mary’s Chequerfield have collected 101 shoeboxes for the charity Operation Christmas Child. Diane Williams, the organiser at St Giles, said that the response from the congregations and supporters has been fantastic this year, and we will be aiming even higher next […]

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