Rogation days are the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday running up to Ascension Day (always a Thursday). On those days it was traditional to walk ceremonially round the boundary of the Parish; this was known as ‘beating the bounds’. We plan to walk the, approximately, 8-mile circuit of the Parish of St Robert of Knaresborough, Pannal on Bank Holiday Monday, May 27th , which is a Rogation Day this year More details of what should be a lovely family day out will be available shortly…..so put the date in your diaries and watch this space.
Year 8 and above – Confirmation 2019
This year there will be a confirmation service on Sunday May 12th, 2019 at 10.00am, once again together with the Methodists. Read More
This is an opportunity for young people aged 13 and above to make their own commitment to the Christian faith. In preparation, weekly sessions to discuss all aspects of the faith and the church will be held at St Robert’s Vicarage (21 Crimple Meadows) on Wednesdays from 5.15-6.30pm – starting on Wednesday February 13th.
If you are a young person Year 8 or above interested in exploring the faith more deeply, please get in touch with Revd. John or Revd. Abbie about coming along.
If you are an adult interested in confirmation, this occasion is also available for you….so please contact John or Abbie to find out more.
We have had three excellent fund raising events so far this year, specifically earmarked by the promoters for special, restricted, purposes. Read More
The Beati Concert, raising £800 for the Music Fund, and…..
The next ‘general’ PCC meeting will be in St Robert’s at 7.30pm on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019. A special meeting to discuss the Church’s strategy will be held on Tuesday, May 7th at 7.30pm. The PCC last met on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019. If you would like to join the PCC, please speak to the Vicar, Curate or churchwardens about putting your name forward at the APCM on April 28th at 9.15am Read More
There is a ‘restricted access’ area on the website for PCC members to view and comment on documents and other issues in between meetings, as well as receiving relevant briefings and other information….so if you are a PCC member – watch this space! You have been given instructions on how to access this area – if you have forgotten, contact Iain Ward-Campbell (email@example.com)
Isobel Goodall is keen to expand the pool of people prepared to read or lead intercessions at the main Sunday services. If this idea appeals to you, please contact her firstname.lastname@example.org to get more information Read More
If the idea makes you feel a bit nervous, then experienced readers are there to give advice and a bit of coaching – and the same goes for the intercessions. There’s plenty of guidance available including tips about content and sources of suitable material.
This is a really valuable contribution to the services and a great opportunity to exercise your own personal ministry.
We are URGENTLY in need of folk to ring the bells from time to time – particularly at weddings. Bellringers receive a fee for ringing at weddings. Read More
We are looking for folk aged 13 years and older (including adults). There is a code of conduct to ensure safety in the ringing chamber and access thereto, and proper training will be provided in that and the techniques of ringing (or ‘chiming’) the bells at St Robert’s.
Anyone interested should contact the Verger, Christine Ward-Campbell; email@example.com
The ‘new look’ website has been operational for some while now…..and improvements and additions are being made all the time. So. while this project is still ‘work in progress’ in many respects, we would really welcome your feedback straight away……after all the site exists as a service to you, the users. Read More
Calling all quizzers: Diaries at the ready! Read More