ANNUAL MEMORIAL SERVICE: Families and friends filled Saint James Chapelthorpe last Sunday for the Annual Memorial Service. 300 names were remembered and a candle lit on the high altar in memory of each name. Canon Ian Gaskell officiated at the service, assisted by colleagues Canon Roger Cressey and the parish’s Reader, Gill Cunliffe.
CHURCH IN WEST BRETTON: Last Sunday, Brian Morris, a Reader from St John’s Church in Wakefield, conducted Morning Worship at the Church in West Bretton. Lesson readers were Judith Brearton and Mike Hofton. Joan Hofton was Sidesperson and Leonard Bartle was Steward. Organist was Peter Bowers. Church flowers were arranged by Joyce Platts. This Sunday, Circuit Superintendent, Rev David Hall, will preside over Holy Communion at 10.30am. CONCERT: Around 100 people attended a very succesful Concert given by local entertainer, Terry Webster, in the Village Hall last Saturday. Terry Webster provided his own brand of entertainment as he had the audience laughing and enjoying his performance. The concert was organised by the Village Hall Trustees and Norman Sharp introduced and thanked Terry Webster. A pie and pea supper was provided by the Crocodile Sisters.
. GREENER GALS: Tickets are going well for a concert to be held at the Church in West Bretton on Saturday, November 19 at 7.30pm. The Greener Gals from Wakefield Cathedral will provide the witty, light, piano, guitar, jazz and folk entertainment and there will be sweet puddings at the interval. Tickets are available from Leonard Bartle on 01924 830220 at £10 each, including refreshments and puddings. BOWLS PRESENTATION: West Bretton Bowling Club’s annual bowls presentation will be held in the Village Hall on Friday, November 25 at 7.30pm. Admission will be £5 including buffet supper and there will be a raffle. Any members wishing to attend should contact the Secretary on 01924 830220 by Monday, November 21.
COMPLINE: There will be a service of Compline in Church next Monday at 7pm. SINGING FOR PLEASURE: The group who meet in Church for singing for pleasure will meet next Monday at 7.30pm and there is an open invitation to anyone to practise Christmas carols.