Community news - Outwood

DEADLINE: Please email or phone me by a deadline of Sunday 6pm this week, for next week’s submission.

HARVEST FESTIVAL: The Harvest Festival Parish Mass will be on Sunday October 9 at 10am.  There will be a Harvest Thank offering collection for the work of “Water Aid”.  Special envelopes for this will be available next month.

AUCTION: Have you got any items you could donate for an auction in aid of church funds on Saturday October 22 in the Church Institute?  Please contact the churchwardens 01924 825524 or 01924 822694.

CHILDREN’S WORKSHOPS: The date of the next children’s activity session, to be hosted by Cubs and Beavers, will be Thursday October 6 from 6pm-7.30pm in the Church Institute.  All primary school aged children welcome.

OUTWOOD PARISH CHURCH SERVICE DAYS AND TIMES: Today, The Holy Eucharist 12noon, tomorrow The Holy Eucharist 8am, Sunday September 25 Morning Prayer and Eucharist 8am.  The Parish Mass 10am – all  family welcome.  Children’s group in vestry, tea and coffee afterwards, Baptisms 3pm, Evening Prayer 4.15pm. Please note there will be no weekday services until Wednesday 5 October.

PARKSIDE METHODIST CHURCH SERVICES: Our Harvest Celebrations will be held over this weekend. These will commence on Saturday evening at 6.30pm with a cabaret style concert with hot supper and entertainment by Terry Snowden.  Admission by ticket only, available from Social Committee members, price £8.  Celebrations will continue on Sunday at 10.30am when Rev Trevor Grewcock will lead us in worship and at 6pm when Mrs Josephine Smith will lead our service. Everyone welcome.

PARKSIDE METHODIST CHURCH: There will be a Community Coffee morning tomorrow (Saturday) 10am-12noon, in aid of Outwood Computer Group. Admission £1 which includes coffee and biscuits, plus a free refill.  There will be a cake stall and a Bring & Buy.  Your support would be greatly appreciated.

PLAYTIME: Parent and Child group: Monday’s 9.15am-11.15am at Outwood Memorial Hall. Grandparents and childminders are all very welcome too. Just come along no need to book.

ZUMBA DANCE CLASS: Zumba class at Newton Hill primary school every Saturday 2pm-3pm for adults. Only £4 per session: just turn up on the day. For further details phone Kirstie on 0779 146 6694.

BOOKINGS NOW BEING TAKEN: Table Top Sale/Indoor Car Boot: Saturday October 15 at Outwood Memorial Hall, 11am-2pm. Please contact Hedgehugs for bookings on 0783 471 7357.

KEEP OUTWOOD LIBRARY OPEN: over 100 people signed the petition at the library last week, if you would like to sign, or get involved please contact Karl Grubb on 01924 820264 for further details.

PUBLIC MEETING: The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) is holding a public meeting, for the attention of all parents of primary aged children. The meeting is ‘Safe at School’, and is being held on Tuesday October 4 at 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall, Leeds Road, Outwood. For further details please see the website: