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ABOUT US

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HOLY TRINITY

Holy Trinity is an inclusive community of people from all sorts of different backgrounds. We take seriously the hospitality of Jesus and extend an unconditional welcome to all who enter the doors whether to visit, pray or to become part of the worshipping community. 

Vibrant, thoughtful,

hopeful Christianity

OUR VISION

Open Doors - Open Spaces - Open Minds

Seeking the goodness and vibrancy of God in all peoples and within creation; challenging prejudices and offering the hospitality of Christ through worship, fellowship and in the everyday joys and challenges of life. Extending a welcome to all and encouraging conversation and wisdom between rural and urban.

 

WHAT WE DO

Inspired by scripture, tradition, reason and experience, we enjoy worship; we listen to the needs of the community & world and support where we can; we engage in deepening our knowledge of God through study, the arts, the environment, recreation, and hospitality; we challenge ourselves to look out for the poor and the dispossessed.

OUR COMMUNITY

Holy Trinity is an eclectic bunch of various ages, backgrounds and faith journeys. We are not much fussed by status, but we are compelled by the spark of God's presence in each person, illuminated by the light of Christ. There are groups for prayer; study; enquirers; bellringers; musicians; eco-congregation; healing; contemplation; children; working adults & retirees

A MESSAGE FROM THE RECTOR

A welcome from the Rector,

Revd Canon Dr James Theodosius

1.

The earliest church on this site was probably 12th Century, parts of the current building date from the 1300s

2.

The church became the principal burial place of the Clifford Family after the dissolution of Bolton Priory in 1539

3.

Richard III gave a gift of £20 to the church in 1483 which allowed for the church to be extended eastwards with the addition of the chancel

4.

During the Civil War the church was damaged by canon fire. Lady Anne Clifford personally paid for the repair in 1655.

5.

In the shop on the south wall, you can see a medieval fresco representing the hand of death!

6.

The choir screen at the entrance to the chancel had the inscription: 'in the year of our Lord 1533, and in the 25th year of King Henry VIII'

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There's so much more to discover, and a warm welcome. The best way to get a sense of Holy Trinity is to come and visit.

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