Scenes from the busy life at St Lucius' Church
DANCING IN THE AISLES: members of the Scissett Youth Band, above and below, entertained visitors to our Open Day.
BABY LOOK AT YOU NOW: Visitors of all ages enjoy coffee and cakes at our Community Cafe, held each Tuesday morning from 9am - 11am.
A WONDERFUL SUNDAY AFTERNOON CONCERT by Charlotte Watson, cello, and Ruth Aldred, piano, drew an appreciative audience to St Lucius'. The brilliant playing of these musicians, full of warmth, life and humour, was followed by tea and cakes.
CRAFT FAIR: More than 200 people visited this event, helping to raise nearly £1,000 for our development appeal. The 16 stallholders and those who bought their inventive products declared it a great success.
ORGANIST GORDON STEWART rounded off our October weekend with a classy Sunday afternoon concert, memorable for the variety of the programme, the elegance of the playing and the performer's ready wit.
THEY'LL TAKE MANHATTAN: An impressive return of the Huddersfield-based swing band, Manhattan Sound, drew 100 visitors to their well-received concert of toe-tapping classics in church in November 2019.
JOY FROM THE JUNIORS: Children from Farnley Tyas First School brought some early festive cheer to our Tuesday Community Cafe by singing Christmas carols and songs.
WEDDED BLISS AT FARNLEY: Couples choose St Lucius' Church for a variety of reasons: family connections, the intimacy of the building and the beauty of its rural setting. Sarah and Kieron's wedding ceremony was a particularly joyful occasion and we send them our best wishes for a happy married life.
THE WEDDING OF JOSH AND CASSANDRA took place in August 2021. The Rev Jessica Malay performed the ceremony, which was filled with joy, optimism and lively singing from their family and friends. We send our best wishes to the couple.
TIMES PAST: The choir of St Lucius', with the vicar (second from right) takes part in a celebratory parade in Farnley Tyas.
TIMES PRESENT: Aspects of the interior of St Lucius'. The church opened for worship in 1840 but the carved organ screen and vestry in limed-oak arrived with the renovation of 1904.