Groups and Clubs

Church Choir

For all ages, male and female. This is an all-age, robed mixed choir, RSCM affiliated.
Please contact Dilys Whittaker on 01422 822444

Sunday School

We do not have a Sunday School at present, but children are very welcome at all services. We do have a children’s corner with books, toys and colouring activities.

St Bart’s in School Club – Not running at present

A club for  pupils at Ripponden J & I School , 3.00pm – 4.00pm on 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month during term time.

Refreshments, bible story & prayer time followed by a related craft activity.

Contact Linda Witchell on 01422 824562

Little Fishes

For 0-5 year olds and their carers on the second Monday morning of each month in Church
9.30am. Songs, worship and crafts for pre-school children and Carers.
Please contact Jane Ingrey 01422 824192 for details.

Riverside Cafe

Everyone is very welcome to come and join us at the Riverside Cafe for quizzes, music, speakers, craft activities, games or just  making friends and having a chat. Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday in St Bartholomew’s Church. £2 per person includes lots of tea and cakes! Dementia friendly.  Contact Kathleen on 01422 823441 for more information or Julie Marshall on 01422 823047 if you would like to join our volunteers.

Community Cafe

Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday 1.30pm – 3.30pm Church is open to come along and have a chat, cuppa and  cake. Get involved in the latest craft activity or just have a quiet moment to think. Everyone welcome.  Toddler play area. Contact Ann Teasdale on 01422 824375 for more information


Wednesday Evenings (6 – 7pm) in the Community Centre (downstairs) during term time.

Please contact Linda Davies 01422 824168 for details


Tuesday evenings, 6.30pm – 8.00pm, in the Community Centre (downstairs) during term time.

Please contact Tracey Armitage 07733164103 for details.


Wednesday evenings, 7.30pm – 9.00pm,  in the Community Centre (downstairs) during term time.

Please contact Tina Bower 01422 370542 for details.


Monday evenings, 7-8.30pm,  in the Community Centre.

Please contact Ian Wood email  for details


Thursdays evenings, 7.00pm – 8.30pm  in the Community Centre.

Please contact Ian Wood on


Thursday evenings, 6.15pm – 7.30pm in the Community Centre.

Please contact Ian Wood on

Explorers (14-18years)

Monday – 7pm – 9pm at the Community Centre

Please contact Ian Wood on 

Mothers Union

Meets the 2nd Thursday of the month in church at 2pm

Please contact Joan Fisher  01422 824227 for details.

Flower Arranging

Open to all throughout the year.. If you feel you would like to arrange some flowers for the Sunday services you will be very welcome, please contact Julie Marshall on 01422 823047 for details.

Bell Ringing

Church peal and hand bells.

Please contact Neville Ingrey 01422 824192 for details.