Saturday, 30 September 2017



Prayer Labyrinth: One of the contributions from Hope Baptist Church to National Prayer Weekend.

Chapel open Sunday afternoon for quiet reflection. 

Sunday, 24 September 2017


'Breastfeeding and sex after birth aren’t subjects you’ll find in many modern poetry anthologies ...'

.... nor many churches .... but why not?

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/feb/13/poetry-breastfeeding-and-sex

Rev Keith Jones DD, chair of the Baptist History Society, leads worship in the same chapel space today. It's the last in a great series of events and activities that commemorate the achievements of Rev John Fawcett DD

www.fawcett200.org.uk

Thursday, 24 August 2017




It shouldn't be funny ... but it is.

If you want to find out about one who did some great stuff in the 18th century, check out:

www.fawcett200.org.uk

Tuesday, 6 June 2017



The delicate and time-consuming task of securing damaged ceiling struts ahead of decoration. Current date for getting the building back in our hands is 21st July.

Already planning carpets, cleaning, etc ... and setting up a CIC to run this unique venue for the benefit of our local community. Get in touch if you're interested. 

Wednesday, 22 February 2017



Thank you and goodbye to a super team of builders:
http://www.hebdenbridgetimes.co.uk/news/hope-baptist-church-completes-another-stage-in-eventful-redevelopment-1-8377684

Now to tidy the place up, open the doors again ... and hopefully agree who's going to fix the faulty chapel ceiling.

Sunday, 1 January 2017



Happy New Year from everyone at Hope Baptist Church.

New Year's Day includes a 'Still Point' short evening reflective service on the theme of 'Stillness.

Informal Bible studies start Tuesday 10th - choice of morning or evening.