Church in the Dale Events

The Church seeks to proclaim the Good news of Jesus, nurture and support Christians, and promote unity and service among the Christians of Nidderdale. One of the ways we do this is to provide a Christian witness to people. There are many events that we offer, you are warmly invited to join us as we witness to God's living presence in the Dale.



Quiet Afternoon

Sometimes we need to get away or to rest from our busyness in order to achieve the kind of peace that leads to a deeper communion with God.

As part of our mission action plan, The United Parish of Upper Nidderdale seeks to provide quarterly Quiet Afternoons, an opportunity to recharge your spiritual batteries within the tranquil surroundings of Fishpond Wood, Bewerley.

Please book your place with Reverend Darryl 01423 711414

Monday 24th April 1pm-3.30pm 'The Road to Emmaus'
Reverend Canon Elizabeth Sewell

Monday 5th June 1pm-3.30pm 'Silence and Hope'
Reverend Darryl Hall

Monday 9th October 1pm-3.30pm 'Seedtime and Harvest'
Jane Spooner

Monday 15th January 1pm-3.30pm 'I am the bread of life'
Moira Siara



The Upper Nidderdale Food Bank 

A heart on fire for God is one which supports and loves those on the fringe, struggling, and in need of grace. It is really important to the Church in the Dale to respond to situations of crisis. We are especially aware of those in our area who struggle to put food on their tables, because of this we regularly collect food either for our local Food Bank or for the Harrogate Homeless Project.

If you would like to  donate food please donate tinned food (vegetables, meat or fish), rice, pasta, juice, biscuits, tea and coffee, cereals, tinned sponge puddings, rice pudding, instant mash potatoes, milk (UHT or powdered), and toiletries.  Please do not include fresh food or baked beans in your donation. Receptacles for donations are in St Cuthbert’s Church, Pateley Bridge (all week during daylight hours) for the Food Bank, Holy Trinity Dacre Banks (all week during daylight hours) and Christ Church Darley (Service times only) for the Harrogate Homeless Project.   

Food Parcels can be obtained by contacting

Reverend Darryl Hall 01423 711414 






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