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Tickets now on sale for Oliver’s Twist on Christmas – 14th December

Posted by on October 14, 2013 in News | 0 comments

One boy for sale….going cheap. His crime….he was hungry and wanted more. Others around him had more, in fact they had more than enough, some didn’t want to give, didn’t want to share their Christmas, others would have done they just didn’t know how to. A fun filled seasonal dash through all your favourite Dickens characters with a generous Christmas helping of Oliver with more than the usual bit of Twist thrown in. Ideal family Christmas fayre. Knowing what you know by the end of the show…..how can you...

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Bright Light Family Fun Night – 31st October

Posted by on September 22, 2013 in News | 0 comments

For anyone who ever feels a bit uncomfortable with all the hype surrounding Hallowe’en, or even if you just question the whole idea of roaming the streets in the dark, trick or treating, we have the ideal way to keep the children amused and have fun into the bargain. Preparations are under way for our ever popular Bright Light Family Fun Night on Thursday 31st October. With various activities, games, creative things to do, food and drink – and a lot more – it’s a great night for all the family. So leave the spooky...

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Bacon butties and a working party Saturday 23rd November

Posted by on September 22, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Hi ho, hi ho, improving church we’ll go….. Come along for free bacon butties and then help out – there will be jobs for people of all abilities, from clearing out, cleaning and tidying to basic DIY. Bacon butties, teas and coffees will be served from 8:30 am, and we’ll wrap up no later than midday. Even if you can only help for a short time come along – every little helps!!

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The BIG Welcome – 21/22 September

Posted by on August 10, 2013 in News | 0 comments

There was a great time had by all as Oakes took part in the Big Welcome – a national church initiative organised in partnership with the Baptist Union of Great Britain, Elim Church and the Methodist Church. Over 70 people turned out for our ceilidh in the evening of Saturday 21st September, and there were even more at our harvest service – with lunch supplied – the following day! For more details of the Big Welcome, see...

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Ceilidh, pie and peas

Posted by on August 10, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Join us for a fun, friendly and very informal evening on Saturday 21st September. We will be having a ceilidh with pie and peas supper – and you are very welcome to join us. The fun starts at 7:00 pm and admission is free, although there will be an opportunity to make a voluntary donation towards the cost of the evening if you would like to. We hope to see you there

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University student preparation day 7th September

Posted by on July 9, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Leaving for university or college can be exciting, challenging and scary – all at the same time. So why not come along and hear the experiences of people who have gone through it, as well as tips and ideas of what to do (and what not to do). Topics will include practical aspects and ideas to help explore or maintain the Christian faith. The session is aimed at anyone planning to go into further or higher education and admission is free – just turn up at Oakes Baptist church at 9:30 am on Saturday 7th September. You will be very...

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Baptism service – 28th July

Posted by on June 10, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Join us for morning worship at 10:30 am on Sunday 28th July as two of our congregation are baptised, showing their commitment to Jesus Christ and their desire to follow him.

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Money’s too tight to mention….

Posted by on April 22, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Do you work with members of the public or have family, friends, neighbours whose household income may be affected by changes to welfare benefits?Do you want to know how to help them get the right advice and support? Can you spare 2 hours of your valuable time? If yes,then you will benefit from attending this front-line worker session being held on Tuesday 30th April between 10:00 am and 12:00 noon The session is being run by West Yorkshire Trading Standards and Kirklees Neighbourhood Action Team For more details or to book a place contact the...

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BMS Action Team visit – 6-12 May

Posted by on April 10, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Returning from six months in Beirut, Hannah Pickering and the rest of the BMS action team will be in Huddersfield from 6th to 12th May, leading a series of events in local schools, colleges and churches. This will include the morning service at Oakes at 10:30 am on 12th May, as well as ‘Limitless’ – a worship evening specifically for young people (high school and college age) from 6:00 till 8:00 pm See the team’s Lebanon blog at...

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Quiet Day – 27th April

Posted by on April 10, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Take time out from your schedule and spend a day in reflection, prayer and meditation. Our latest Quiet Day is on the theme ‘The One Whom Jesus Loves’ and takes place on Saturday 27th April, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. For a booking form, please email...

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