volunteer debt centre

Volunteer Support Administrator required for the Debt Centre

volunteer debt centre

We’re looking to recruit a volunteer Support Administrator for the debt centre work.

If you are interested please click on the link below.

DOWNLOAD. Service Support Administrator Role Description








Cafe style Foodbank

‘Bradford North Foodbank in Shipley and Windhill opened up cafe style Foodbank last Monday after 2 years due to Covid. So guests no longer stand in the cold but can come in be welcomed, offered a hot drink, soup and a sandwich and given support and guidance by trained sign posters as well as their food parcel. It is a real blessing.’


Lent Events

Lent Events



(Simple meal of soup and bread followed by a short talk, finishing about 7.00pm)

(For further details please contact the host church direct)


Wednesday 9th of March 6.00pm Shipley Baptist Church will be hosting the Lent event and the topic will be climate action


Wednesday 16th March 6.00pm Northcliffe will be hosting the Lent event and the topic will be led by Rhona on the development of Shipley centre


Wednesday 23rd of March 6.00pm Saltaire Methodist Church will be hosting the Lent event and the topic will be reflections on Lent.


Wednesday 30th of March 6.00pm St Peters will be hosting the Lent event and the topic will be the progress update on SCT CAP Debt Centre led by Thomas Knight

Wednesday 6th of April 6.00pm St Walburg’s will be hosting the Lent event. The topic will be Peace

Wednesday 13th April 6.00pm Christchurch will be hosting the Lent event led by Susan Hinchcliffe
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2022 Good Friday Walk of Witness 15th April

Walk of Witness 15th April Good Friday

The program

11.30   Assemble at St Paul’s for coffee/hot cross buns

11.45   Short service in St Paul’s

12.00   Assemble on church path with cross and Shipley Churches banner and set off towards the town centre

12.20   Assemble on Town Hall steps for prayers for the town.

12.30   Set off and walk to Market Square. Assemble with others at top of central steps

12.40   Short service of hymns led by the Salvation Army, reading and talk led by Rev’d Brian Greenfield

13.00   End of service and head for Cuppacare for Soup/rolls, tea/coffee

Weekly Prayer Meeting for Shipley

A new prayer zoom 😁🙏🏻:
Starting Wednesday 2 March 7pm:
Shipley is going through a transformation: post Covid, £25 million Town Fund projects and much more. Every Wednesday night there will be a prayer zoom to come and pray for our town. It’s weekly so that you know it’s on but feel free to come fortnightly , monthly or occasionally. You don’t need to pray out loud, silent prayers are welcome just as much! Please contact Rhona North on: rhona.north@ntlworld.com for the link. The link will be the same every week. The start will be 7pm and finished by 8pm. The first prayer meeting will be Wednesday 2 March. You will be very welcome.

World Day of Prayer 2022

World Day of Prayer service at 7.30pm Friday 4 March 2022.
Baildon Moravian Church, 4 W Fold, Baildon, Shipley BD17 5EL is one of the hosting churches.
It is off Westgate , access between the Bull’s Head pub and Dacres estate agents.

Cuppacare Opens Again!

Cuppacare opened again last Friday! Thanks to the volunteers who work so hard at the weekly café to provide refreshments and companionship to visitors. Organisers still need volunteers, especially at 8am/8.30am, even if only for an hour. If you could volunteer, please drop in to the café at Shipley Baptist Church on a Friday, after 10am, to find out more.

Food parcels distributed to 50 families

Great to be able to serve our town this last weekend by distributing food parcels to 50 families. Thanks to #BradfordCouncil for the funding and to all our volunteers from various Shipley & Baildon churches who made it possible!!!

Carols @ Costa

No Christmas season would be complete without “Carols at Costa”.

Be sure to join us at Costa in Shipley Market Square on Wednesday 22nd December at 7pm for an evening of Carols and stories with lovely Costa Refreshments.

John Froud and friends will be leading our singing with the opportunity to make a gift to the Christian Aid Christmas Appeal.

The event is organised by Shipley Christians Together in co-operation with Costa cafe and John Froud (from Zepheniah Trust). Come along and get the festive season in full swing – wear your Christmas jumpers and hats!

Given recent developments please ensure you have taken a lateral flow test on Wednesday and do not attend if you are unwell or have Covid symptoms. Masks will need to be worn, including while singing. There will be a strict limit on numbers – doors open at 7pm. We looking forward to seeing you. Please note that we are monitoring the situation and may need to cancel at short notice. If that is the case, announcement will be posted on the SCT website and Facebook.

Christmas Services 2021

Saturday 11th December

St Paul’s Church
2pm Messy Christmas for families

Sunday 12th December

St Paul’s Church
3pm Choir Christmas concert

St Margaret’s Church
4pm All-age Christmas nativity celebration

The Salvation Army

4pm Carol service

Sunday 19th December

St Margaret’s Church
10am Cafe-style community carol service

City Valley Church

10.30am Carol service and Pop-up nativity at Northcliffe Church

Saltaire Methodist Church

10.30am Pop-up nativity

Shipley Baptist Church
10.45am Nativity service with children and youth

Crag Road Methodist Church

11am Carol service


Northcliffe LEP

4pm Carol service with Hall Royd Band


The Salvation Army

5pm Carols by candlelight

St Paul’s Church
6pm Christmas carol service

St Peter’s Church
6.30pm Carol service

Christian Life Church

7.30pm Candle-lit Christmas service with mulled wine and mince pies





Christmas Eve (Friday 24th December):

St Margaret’s Church
11.30pm Midnight Communion service

St Paul’s Church
4pm Crib service
11.30pm Midnight Christmas service with Holy Communion

St Peter’s Church
4pm Crib service
11.30pm Holy Communion

Saltaire Methodist Church

4pm Carol service


St Walburga’s Church

5.45pm Vigil Mass of Christmas


Christchurch LEP
11.30pm Midnight service


Shipley Baptist Church
11.30pm Christmas Eve Communion service

St Walburga’s Church

12am Midnight Mass



Christmas Day (Saturday 25th December)

St Walburga’s Church

8am Christmas Mass

9.15am Christmas Mass

Christchurch LEP
10am Christmas Day service

St Margaret’s Church
10am All-age community Christmas Day celebration

St Paul’s Church
10am Christmas celebration service with Holy Communion

The Salvation Army

10.30am Christmas Day service


St Peter’s Church
10.30am All-age service followed by shortened Holy Communion

Shipley Baptist Church
10.30 am Christmas Day service

Crag Road Methodist Church

11am Christmas Day service


Boxing Day (Sunday 26th December)

St Walburga’s Church

9.15am Mass for the Feast of the Holy Family

St Peter’s Church
10.30am Holy Communion online only

Shipley Baptist Church
10.45am Boxing Day streamed service on YouTube channel (embedded link – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJAHuWI6hwgpcQhdUG97ZEg)


Churches and where to find them:

St Paul’s Church – 47 Kirkgate, Shipley BD18 3EH, https://stpaulsshipley.org/, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXY1pewJTF7bxsrwqGABtlg?view_as=subscriber


St Margaret’s Church – Shipley Fields Rd, Shipley, Bradford BD18 2DH, https://www.smcf-church.org.uk/, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZA9Rt-k7HZ_xULSMJTd9Yw


St Peter’s Church – 27 Moorhead Ln, Shipley BD18 4JH, https://stpetes.org.uk/, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXoabd7wE7MKIQ70GW25lUw


The Salvation Army – Rhodes Pl, Shipley BD17 7DL, https://www.salvationarmy.org.uk/shipley


City Valley Church – https://cityvalley.org/

Saltaire Methodist Church – Saltaire Road, Shipley, West Yorkshire BD18 3HJ, https://www.saltairemethodistchurch.org.uk/


Shipley Baptist Church – New Kirkgate, Shipley BD18 3QY, https://shipleybaptistchurch.org.uk/, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJAHuWI6hwgpcQhdUG97ZEg


Crag Road Methodist Church – Crag Rd, Shipley BD18 2EJ, http://www.bradfordnorth.org.uk/cragroad.html


Northcliffe LEP – Hall Royd, Shipley BD18 3ED, http://www.bradfordnorth.org.uk/northcliffe.html


Christian Life Church – 4 Manor Lane, Shipley BD18 3EA, https://clcshipley.com/, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbu3dOLxnsnuz5_D2T-Fd-w


St Walburga’s Church – 81 Kirkgate, Shipley BD18 3LR, https://www.stteresabenedicta.org/