Services with Signing
Services of Holy Communion are conducted in sign language once a month in the following centres:
Buckley Methodist Church Hall, Union Court, off Union Street S70 1JN 1.30pm - 1st Wednesday each month.
St Jude's Church, Free School Lane, Savile Park HX1 2BQ 7.00pm - 3rd Wednesday each month.
Christ Church, Church Lane, Pellon HX2 0EF (Interpreted Services) Holy Communion 10.45am - 1st Sunday each month. Celebration 6.30pm - 2nd Sunday each month.
Deaf Centre, 7 South Parade, Wakefield WF1 1LR 11.00 am - 1st Thursday each month.
Many of these services have mixed congregations of deaf and hearing people. Hearing people are warmly welcomed, and voice-over translation is provided.
Baptisms, weddings or funerals
If you are a deaf person involved in a baptism, wedding or funeral, help can be offered by either providing an interpreter (with support from the Chaplain) or the Chaplain can conduct the service in sign language, with voice-over translation for hearing people. Clergy involved are invited to contact the Chaplain.
Carrying the Light
A fellowship group, called Carrying the Light, meets in its members homes in the Halifax/Huddersfield area, once a month on a Sunday evening, for fellowship, prayer and Bible Study. There is an aim to set up similar groups in other areas for interested people.