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The Furnival – from pub to church

Passing by Verdon Street, you could easily mistake The Furnival for a 6O’s pub: from the outside it is just a dreary, characterless brick box. Inside, however, a different story is told by the people who use it, of faith, determination and hope that turned the building into a church.

2016-10-25 04:13:51
President Kevin

A Burngreave resident has been awarded a rather impressive position. Kevin Christopher Jones, aged 20, is the Methodist Youth President for 2005–06, a post which has been running for ten years.

2016-10-25 03:24:50
‘Palace and Mosque’

A fantastic exhibition of Islamic Treasures of the Middle East from the Victoria and Albert Museum.

2016-10-25 03:16:46
I can fling a rainbow!

No one celebrates the return of blue skies, golden sunshine, green leaves and flowers of all colours better than Burngreave’s Hindu community. If you call at the Hindu Samaj on 25th March, the Spring festival of Holi, be sure to wear clothes that wash easily – whatever colour they are when you go in, you’ll look like a walking rainbow when you leave.

2016-10-24 16:36:09
Heritage Open day at St Cuthbert's Church

Heritage open day at St Cuthbert's Church

2016-09-07 18:17:49
Ramadan's plan

People talk about Ramadan.

2016-07-22 12:24:56
Women only Eid Party

Women only Eid event 14th July 2016.

2016-07-07 17:38:24
Pasta party

New Covenant Church has started holding monthly parties with family fun.

2016-06-11 15:37:37
Pentecost on Ellesmere Green

Local churches celebrate Pentecost on Ellesmere Green.

2016-06-11 08:37:36
New priest at the Hindu Samaj Centre

New priest at the Hindu Samaj Centre, Pandit Ashwini Kumar

2016-06-11 08:20:47
Save the world with sausages!

Christian Aid fundraising breakfast

2016-06-11 08:13:25
Healthy Communities page

Page sponsored by Sheffield City Council's Healthy Communities Programme.

2016-06-11 07:32:46
Burngreave Ashram 2nd May events

Events at Burngreave Ashram

2016-06-08 17:50:42
Foodbank on the move

Burngreave foodbank moving from Rock Christian Centre to the former library.

2016-06-08 17:27:09
June 2016 news

June 2016 news and information

2016-06-08 08:39:10
Burngreave Ashram

Multifaith prayer and meditation with lunch and seminar. 12.00- 2.30 pm on 6th June 2016.

2016-05-13 17:04:22
Events at Burngreave Ashram

Details of forthcoming events at Burngreave Ashram

2016-04-02 08:02:11
Old library and housing office

The Rock Christian Centre has completed the purchase of the two Council buildings that housed Burngreave Library and the local housing office.

2016-04-01 15:23:11
Chinese New Year

Pitsmoor Adventure Playground celebrated the Chinese New Year

2016-04-01 12:52:04
Welcome to Parkwood Forest Garden

Parkwood Forest Garden is a permaculture project, developed by Sheffield City Council in association with local volunteers.

2016-04-01 12:35:39
Mashashivartari festival

Hindus from across the city came to the Hindu Samaj on Buckenham Street to celebrate the Mashashivartari in March.

2016-04-01 12:30:38
Controversial plans for new mosque

Controversial plans for new mosque on Barnsley Road.

2016-03-31 21:56:31
Islamic Awareness week launch 14th March

Sheffield Interfaith launch Islamic Awareness week at St Cuthbert's, Firvale

2016-03-09 12:40:19
Forest Garden workday 12th March

Parkwood Springs multi faith Forest garden will hold its next monthly work day on Saturday March 12th

2016-03-04 13:57:54
Multi faith forest gardening day

Multifaith forest gardening day at Parkwood Springs on 13th February.

2016-02-08 15:53:27
TEDx talks return to Pitsmoor

There will be repeat of the successful TEDx talks at Christ Church on 21st May. There will be a preparatory meeting on 5th May at 18.00.

2016-01-31 10:09:00
Ashram Luncheon Event

Meditation, a seminar, prayer and vegetarian lunch at the Ashram spital hill.

2016-01-21 15:06:49
A quilt of memories

St James churchgoer takes part in quilt display commemorating the First World war.

2016-01-13 07:53:08
Eden by candlelight

Eden Fir Vale organised a lantern parade around the Page Hall/Wensley area.

2016-01-12 15:26:32
Rosebank carols

Children from Pye bank sing carols at Rosebank.

2016-01-12 15:22:42
Brand new to Byron Wood

Gabriel moves to Sheffield and makes new friends at Byron Wood School.

2016-01-12 14:33:03
The true meaning of Jihad

Muslim Youth league sisters organised a peace seminar.

2016-01-12 14:15:49
Art in the Ashram

Painting by Ros Norsworthy of the Lord's supper on display at the Ashram.

2016-01-12 12:44:43
On your own at Christmas

An invitation for people on their own for Christmas 2015 and an appeal for people to come and help out.

2015-11-04 13:40:37
Art with Krishna

Details of community art group

2015-10-07 10:17:36
Fir Vale Methodists

Fir Vale Methodists' activities

2015-10-07 09:13:42
Praying together for Eid Al-fitr

An estimated 1.800 people from various backgrounds came together to Spital Hill Tesco’s underground car park on Friday the 17th July to celebrate Eid Al-fitr, the completion of Ramadan.

2015-10-05 16:31:34
Open air service on Ellesmere

300 Christians from local churches gathered on Ellesmere Green on 13th September for a celebration as part of the ‘Crossroads Mission’ with the Bishop of Durham, Paul Butler.

2015-10-02 16:31:12
PACA Events for the over 50's

Forthcoming events at PACA for the over 50's for Autumn 2015

2015-09-23 11:43:10
PACA Events

Forthcoming events at PACA for Autumn 2015

2015-09-23 11:43:06
Sheffield Heritage Open Days

Sheffield heritage Open Days events in Burngreave details

2015-09-08 05:35:17
Bats, bees and blessings

Recent events at Burngreave Cemetery.

2015-05-28 13:11:21
Preparing for Ramadan

How to prepare for Ramadan

2015-05-28 13:02:04
Open Bethlehem film showing

Christchurch hosted Leila Sansour’s film Open Bethlehem on 12th March, supported by the Sheffield Palestine Solidarity Campaign.

2015-05-28 12:58:36
End of the Rainbow

Charity shop, Rainbow's End, has closed down.

2015-05-28 12:14:45
Pitsmoor Methodist Church to move

Pitsmoor Church seeks new, smaller premises,

2015-05-28 12:11:24
In memory of Reverend Don Sparkes

Obituary of Reverend Don Sparkes

2015-05-25 11:20:59
Origins of Royal Maundy

The origins of Royal Maundy go back a long way in history. King John was the first monarch recorded as giving alms to the poor at a Maundy service in 1210.

2015-03-23 13:23:05
From the Indus to the Don Valley- Sheffield's earliest Muslim settlers

David Holland, a PhD student, is seeking information on early Asian immigrants to Sheffield.

2015-02-18 08:34:22
Parkwood Springs Multi Faith Forest Garden

Maintenance day at the Multi Faith Forest Garden with discussions on the future of the project and a guided walk.

2015-02-04 10:20:17
Adventure playground St Nicholas party 6th December

On Saturday 6th December Pitsmoor Adventure Playground celebrated St Nicholas' Day, which is popular especially with children in Eastern Europe who are given presents of sweets and various small toys.

2014-12-10 09:17:25
Multifaith Forest garden working day 13th Dec

The next Parkwood Springs forest garden working day will take place on Saturday 13th December.

2014-12-04 09:42:14
Commemorative event at the Furnival

Sheffield Methodists are hosting a commemorative event on Thursday 13th November at The Furnival, 199 Verdon Street, to mark the refurbishment and naming of the café/community area

2014-11-13 08:00:19
The Multifaith Forest Garden at Parkwood Springs

You are invited to join the Multifaith Forest Gardening day at Parkwood Springs.

2014-10-09 14:29:06
Black History Month Programme of Events

Events celebrating Black History Month

2014-10-02 15:07:05
Messy Church September to December

Creative family church with arts and crafts, music and food!

2014-09-26 17:56:35
SADACCA International Community Cultural Day

Sheffield and District African Caribbean Community Association (SADACCA), with the support of community partners, held its annual International Community Cultural Day on 25th August, an opportunity to experience the diversity of cultures in Sheffield. It was attended by The Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Peter Rippon.

2014-09-26 15:23:59
Churches work together for the summer

7th–10th August were four days of fun, food and friendship. The venue was the beautiful St Peter’s church at Ellesmere.

2014-09-26 14:37:21
Fir Vale youth group holds conference

Fir Vale based voluntary youth group An Nasiha organised another successful youth conference, entitled You vs Dunya (the world).

2014-09-25 15:31:28
Multifaith Forest Garden working day 13th september

The multifaith group meet monthly to help maintain the forest garden in Parkwood springs.

2014-09-04 14:34:52
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground celebrate Eid

Over 100 children and families came together to celebrate Eid at Pitsmoor Adventure Playground on 31st July 2014.

2014-08-02 17:20:33
Multifaith Forest Gardening day

The monthly workday at Parkwood Springs will take place on Saturday 9th August

2014-08-01 19:39:35
God Loves Ellesmere - Upcoming Events

Upcoming events at St Peter's Church.

2014-07-19 11:27:37
Volunteering for Islamic Relief

Islamic Relief, Children in Need, Hallamshire hospital, Haiti, Syria

2014-07-18 16:19:17
St Cuthbert's new Community Centre

On Wednesday 2nd July, St Cuthbert’s Church had an open day to exhibit their new facilities to the local community.

2014-07-18 14:27:27
Job: Assistant Circuit Administrator at Sheffield Methodist Church

The Sheffield Methodist Circuit seeks an Assistant Circuit Administrator. A circuit is the unit which links together churches for mutual encouragement and help.

  • 22.5 hours per week

  • £8.50 per hour

  • Closing date: Friday 25th July 2014

2014-07-10 18:45:21
Radio Ramadhan 87.7FM

Radio Ramadhan is an annual radio station, on air during the month of Ramadhan. The station, formed in 2000, strengthens bonds within the community during Ramadhan and many presenters are volunteers from Burngreave and Fir Vale.

2014-06-02 11:46:41
Healthy Fasting Tips

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and in Muslim tradition is a time of heightened commitment to piety and purification

2014-05-29 15:32:52
Positive future for Roma church

A church, set up by the Roma community in Firth Park, has been celebrating the arrival of their new Pastor. Local residents have been running the church without a spiritual leader for over 3 years

2014-05-29 15:05:08
Vicar walks coast to coast

Philip Ireson, Vicar at Christ Church Pitsmoor recently walked from Robin Hood's Bay on the east coast to St Bees Head in Cumbria

2014-05-29 14:50:45
The Multifaith Forest Garden

The Multifaith Forest Garden at Parkwood Springs open event

2014-05-02 14:46:24
Older people’s activities

Health Bulletin guide to meetings and lunch clubs for older people in the ara.

2014-04-17 15:48:15
Burngreave Health Bulletin April - June 2014

A guide to health activities taking place in and around Burngreave and Fir Vale.

2014-04-17 14:35:43
Multifaith Forest Garden workday April 12th

Parkwood Springs forest garden holds monthly workdays to maintain and develop the garden This month’s workday will be a planting day

2014-04-03 21:24:50
Street Pastors

Howard Golding is stepping down as team leader of Burngreave Street Pastors, after four years.

2014-03-30 13:51:36

Meet for crafts, stories and cake at St Peter’s Church, Ellesmere.

2014-03-29 21:33:15
Easter programme at Christ Church and St Peter's

Services and events at Christ Church and St Peters church

2014-03-29 21:19:50
St James annual feast

St James Church lunch club have a feast

2014-03-28 16:19:44
Migration and Immigration – promoting the facts and tackling the fictions

The Sheffield Cohesion Advisory Group invites the Voluntary, Community and Faith sectors to their annual community conference Monday March 24th 9.45 – 12.45 Sheffield Town Hall

2014-03-07 14:46:29
Multifaith Forest Garden

Sheffield Interfaith invites you to join in the Multifaith Forest Garden at Parkwood Springs, Saturday 8th April 2014.

2014-02-07 17:08:47
Heritage Showcase

Friends of Burngreave Cemetery had a stall at the Heritage Lottery ‘jamboree’ at St Mary's Community Centre Friday 17th January.

2014-01-31 17:03:44
Peggy Doman

Peggy Doman came to the UK in 1956. For most of that time she has lived in Pitsmoor.

2014-01-31 16:51:12
March of Celebration

Over 100 women and children marched through Fir Vale on 26th January to celebrate the birth of the Prophet Muhammad.

2014-01-31 16:06:51
Lunch club volunteers

Christ Church, Pitsmoor’s Thursday lunch club, serves nearly 40 meals to older residents.

2014-01-30 20:41:11
Ashram Christmas meal

On Christmas Day, Burngreave Ashram volunteers provided a Free Meal

2014-01-30 18:49:02
St Peter’s Christingle celebration

On 15th December families from Christ Church, St Peter's and the local area held a Christingle service,

2014-01-30 18:44:46
Christmas Bazaar at Christ Church

Saturday 14th December, was the first Christmas Bazaar at Christ Church Pitsmoor in many years.

2014-01-30 18:41:37
Donations for Christmas

Fir Vale based group, Adira, worked with the Church Of God Of Prophecy to donate gifts to Haven House women’s refuge this Christmas.

2014-01-30 18:31:52
Concerns about Khat legal change

Government plans to ban khat have caused concern in Burngreave after Theresa May, the Home Secretary, announced plans to categorise it as a Class C drug.

2014-01-30 15:28:25
Christmas Bazaar

Christmas celebration event at Christ Church Pitsmoor on Saturday 14th December 2013.

2013-12-05 15:46:57
Multifaith Forest Garden December 14th

Monthly workday at the Parkwood Springs Forest Garden.

2013-12-04 18:09:26
Rainbow’s End Christmas Events

Rainbow’s End Christmas Events

2013-11-29 16:19:15
Christmas Events at Christ Church Pitsmoor and St Peter's Ellesmere

Christmas events

2013-11-29 15:29:16
Clean up fun with Christ Church

On a sunny Saturday afternoon in late September, Christ Church Pitsmoor and All Saints Ecclesall came together to organise a fun day at Nottingham Cliff Park – but first, a clean up was needed.

2013-11-29 14:40:20
Christmas costumes for St. Catherine’s

The Craft Group which meets weekly in the Crescent Community Centre, helped with Nativity costumes for the school children.

2013-11-29 11:57:11
Hindu Samaj lights up Burngreave

On Sunday 3rd November, the Sheffield Hindu Samaj,in Burngreave, celebrated Diwali (the festival of lights)and the Hindu New Year the most important festival in the Hindu calendar.

2013-11-29 11:50:11
Multifaith Forest Garden October 19th

Monthly workday at the Parkwood Springs Forest Garden. Please note the date has changed and is now on 19th Ocober 2013

2013-10-03 18:38:27
Ganesh celebrations

Photo gallery from the Rebirth of Ganesh celebrations at the Hindu Samaj

2013-09-27 21:17:18
Eden Fir Vale

Eden Fir Vale, a Christian project that works with children and young people, has recently expanded its voluntary workforce to 10 members. They have all committed to live and work in Page Hall and Wensley.

2013-09-27 17:28:58
Fir Vale Mosque holds youth conference

Over 500, mainly young members of the Sheffield Muslim community attended the conference entitled “Keeping it Real after Ramadan” at Fir Vale’s Jamia Masjid Ghausia.

2013-09-27 17:19:54
Celebration at St Peter’s Ellesmere

St Peter’s Church, held a celebration on Sunday 8th September, to mark the official recognition of Rev. Philip Ireson as Priest in Charge

2013-09-27 17:08:45
St Cuthbert’s start extension

Friends and members of St Cuthbert’s Church, Fir Vale, and local residents gathered for a ‘Ground-breaking Ceremony’ for a new £500K Community Centre extension

2013-09-27 16:59:14
New support in Fir Vale

The Adira community is hosting a clothes sale every Friday from 11am to 1pm at Trinity Methodist Church, Firth Park Road,

2013-09-27 15:58:15
Dedicated volunteers at Pitsmoor Lunch Club

The Pitsmoor Lunch Club, run by a team of dedicated volunteers, will mark its 38th anniversary this year.

2013-09-27 15:35:09
Hindu Samaj celebration

From the 9th to the 15th of September, the Hindu Samaj on Buckenham Street held a series of events to celebrate the rebirth of Ganesh, the elephant god.

2013-09-27 14:39:56
Eid in Abbeyfield

Al-Taqwa Mosque held a Eid celebration in Abbeyfield Park in August. This is the second year the mosque has held events in the park which are intended to bring the whole community together, not just Muslims. The event included lots of activities for families such as rides, bouncy castles, food and face painting.

2013-09-26 20:44:52
Multifaith Forest Garden Sept 14th

Monthly workday at the Parkwood Springs Forest Garden/

2013-09-11 06:47:25
SADACCA International Community Cultural Day

Sheffield and District African Caribbean Community Association (SADACCA), is hosting its annual International Community Cultural Day on 26th August.

2013-08-23 19:19:45
Give Fairtrade the thumbs up at Pitsmoor Methodist Church

A new outlet for fair trade goods opens in Burngreave on Monday 26th August.

2013-08-21 07:51:37
Forest Garden workday

The next multifaith Forest Garden day at Parkwood Springs is on Saturday 10th August

2013-08-09 07:42:17
Millhouses Park EID Festival

To mark the end of the month of Ramadhan there will be an Eid festival at Millhouses Park on the 10th of August 2013.

2013-07-27 13:28:30
The pain stops here

“Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.”

2013-07-25 15:40:27
Events and Trips

Summer activities in the Messenger catchment area

2013-07-21 18:26:20
Summer Fair: St Peter's Ellesmere: 20 July

An invitation to St Peter's Summer Fair: stalls, crafts, jewellery, free BBQ. Everyone welcome

2013-06-20 14:26:04
A Cup of Heaven

Join the Fountain Of Life Christian Centre for a monthly coffee morning.

2013-06-05 08:09:44
Forest Garden workday

A public event at the Forest Garden on Parkwood Springs will take place on Saturday 8th June

2013-05-30 07:48:06
The Multifaith Forest Garden

Multifaith Forest Garden

2013-04-11 14:47:53
Easter Programme at Christ Church and St Peter's

28th- 30th March 2013

2013-03-24 22:53:06
Push against food poverty

Burngreave Foodbank Trolley Push

2013-03-22 16:48:30
The Big Dig at Parkwood Forest Garden

Sheffield Interfaith and Grow Sheffield are hosting a joint workday at the Parkwood Forest Garden.

2013-03-15 13:06:25
Workday at the Forest Garden

Workday at Parkwood Springs Forest Garden, including garden maintenance, mulching and the chance of a guided walk around the Garden.

2013-01-09 12:51:56
New Year events at Pitsmoor Methodist Church

Details of New Year events at Pitsmoor Methodist.

2012-12-06 10:28:15
Christmas at St Peter’s Ellesmere

Events at St Peter’s over the festive season.

2012-12-03 12:48:40
Pitsmoor Methodist Church Christmas events

Pitsmoor Methodist Church extend a warm welcome for you to join them for their Christmas events events:

2012-12-03 12:16:03
Firth Park Christmas Lights & Fireworks

The Firth Park Festival committee Christmas event on Thursday 6th December.

2012-12-03 12:06:24
Rainbows End Christmas events

Various events at Rainbows End over the Christmas period.

2012-12-03 11:57:31
The Crescent Christmas Fair

Christmas Fair at the Crescent Community Centre on Thursday 6th December 2012.

2012-12-03 11:52:41
Harvest Feast photos

Photos taken at the Rock Christian Centre Annual Harvest Feast.

2012-12-03 09:15:16
St James centenary

St James celebrated is 100th anniversary with great success. The event brought together both young and old with several generations of some families represented.

2012-12-01 13:47:08
Interfaith St Catherine's

During Inter Faith Week School Council members from St Catherine’s Primary School and St Thomas Moore organised a Faith Walk around the local area visiting places of worship.

2012-11-30 19:48:54
Rock Christian Centre Annual Harvest Feast

On Saturday October 13th Rock Christian Centre, a multi-cultural Church based below Ellesmere Green, hosted another annual Harvest Feast.

2012-11-30 19:42:07
Eid al-Adha in the park

October's gloom was temporarily broken when the Islamic festival of Eid al-Adha visited Abbeyfield Park for an colourful afternoon party on 26th October.

2012-11-30 15:46:25
Christmas Fair

Christmas Fair at Shiregreen United Reform Church, Valentine Crescent, S5 on Saturday 17th November

2012-11-08 15:29:00
Interfaith forest gardening

Workday at the Interfaith Forest Garden, Parkwood Springs.

2012-11-04 14:32:28
Eid al-Adha party

Eid al-Adha is celebrated annually on the 10th day of the last Islamic month of the Islamic calendar. This year to celebrate there will be an event for the whole community in Abbeyfield Park on Friday 26th October.

2012-10-18 15:12:34
Parkwood springs Interfaith Workday

The workday at the forest garden at Parkwood Springs on: Saturday 13th October 11am – 2pm. will include a tidy up prior to the onset of winter.

2012-10-11 16:27:59
Rainbow Celebration Photo Gallery

Photos taken from this year's Rainbow Celebrations.

2012-10-06 11:36:48
What am I doing here?

If God did exist what would you ask? The Alpha Course is an opportunity to explore the meaning of life. From 3rd October 2012.

2012-10-01 12:58:01
Indian Dance and Literature

Dancer Dr Chamu Kuppuswamy will read from the Natyashastra in Sanskrit and talk about its place and relevance in Indian literature and philosophy.

2012-09-30 15:24:30
St James’ Church Centenary

In 1898 the Presbyterian Church of England decided to start a new congregation in Ellesmere Road to serve the growing number of Scottish people working and living in north Sheffield. Within a short while the growing number of members needed new premises and they bought a piece of land at the corner of Scott Road and Abbeyfield Road.

2012-09-29 11:56:03
Fir Vale Food Festival

The first food event of its kind in the Fir Vale community was held at the School to celebrate Harvest Festival and Eid-ul-Fitr together.

2012-09-28 16:05:41
Eid Celebration

The end of Ramadan was marked by a celebration at Watoto Preschool

2012-09-28 15:55:28
Sharing Iftar meal

On 3rd August, Dr Abdelaziz, Manager of the Fatima Community Centre at 105 Brunswick Road, welcomed local residents to a special Iftar or fast-breaking meal and tour around their recently renovated building.

2012-09-28 15:26:37
International flavour at men’s breakfast

Nearly forty men from several countries enjoyed a delicious cooked breakfast at the Rock Christian Centre in Carlisle Street, near Spital Hill, on 15th September.

2012-09-28 15:08:15
Interfaith Forest Garden Workday

Fruit tree husbandry and general maintenance and a chance for a guided walk around the garden.

2012-08-05 07:34:57
Well Dressing photos

Photos of the well dressing display.

2012-07-22 21:14:56
Jubilee litterpick in Page Hall

On the Saturday of the Jubilee weekend, the Eden Project in Firvale organised a community litter-pick in Page Hall

2012-07-20 15:50:33
Eid Party in Abbeyfield

Al-Taqwa Mosque on Andover Street is organising an Eid party in Abbeyfield Park on the 18th and 19th of August.

2012-07-20 15:01:41
Pitsmoor Methodist Jubilee Photos by Vivien Urwodhi

Pictures of the jubilee celebration at Pitsmoor methodist Church

2012-07-19 18:16:28

Last issue we reported the sale of St Catherine’s Church Hall on page 7. We have been informed by the Church’s Council that the sale price was incorrect.

2012-06-21 15:10:57
Interfaith walk

The annual interfaith walk on Sunday the 22nd April came again into Burngreave to celebrate the unity of different faiths in the area.

2012-05-25 16:07:24
Interfaith picnic Earth Day

A picnic took place in the Parkwood Forest Garden on Sunday 22nd April at 12 noon, where interfaith group members gathered for a tour around the garden.

2012-05-25 16:04:57
Earth Day 2012

Sheffield interfaith picnic at Parkwood Springs

2012-04-12 15:28:33
Interfaith Walk 2012

A walk through Burngreave to reflect on humanity, think of war and peace, of fear and hope.

2012-04-12 14:28:53
Invitation to Easter events at Christ Church and St Peter's

Easter events

2012-03-31 19:48:08
Muslim Women’s Voices

Muslim Women’s Voices is a group based in Burngreave whose aim is to listen to and involve Muslim women who are at risk of being socially excluded on the grounds of their religion, belief, gender, race or other social or economic disadvantage.

2012-03-30 14:49:38
Mawlid Celebrations

On the 19th of February 2012, the Muslim community united and came together, on a surprisingly sunny afternoon, on the streets of Fir Vale to celebrate the life and birth of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessing Be Upon Him).

2012-03-29 16:11:07
Supporting the Messenger

The Burngreave Messenger is about to become a teenager! In July, we’ll be celebrating our 13th birthday and in June, we’ll be putting out our 100th issue – quite an achievement for a community magazine run mainly on the time, effort, skills and goodwill of local volunteers.

2012-03-29 14:53:23
Christmas at St Peter's

Christmas events at St Peter's Ellesmere

2011-11-25 16:07:03
Christmas services at Christ Church

Christ Church is a relaxed family orientated church where everyone is welcome and valued. More details 272 7756 Mobile: 07882 027 473

2011-11-25 15:53:01
Home Fire Girls 90th anniversary

Pitsmoor Home Fire Girls had their celebration 90th Anniversary Tea Party on Saturday 22nd October, where over forty past and present members, friends and supporters came together for an afternoon reminiscence, memorabilia and friendship.

2011-11-25 15:00:29
Future Light

A group called Future Light meets once a month to give a voice to members of Christ Church for whom English is a second language.

2011-11-24 15:26:12
Church Hall Sold

St Catherine's church hall has been sold to the owner of the house next door.

2011-11-03 17:21:15
Interfaith Tree Planting

Tree planting in Ellesmere park to replace trees previously removed

2011-11-03 14:31:09
Forest Garden Workday

An opportunity to help maintain the Parkwood Springs Forest Garden

2011-08-03 09:26:09
Alpha Course

Do you want to: find out the basics of the Christian faith? ask quesions about what it means to be a Christian?

2011-07-22 16:11:47
Young people's gospel choir

Young people from Shiloh Church in Burngreave made their first public performance at Abbeyfield Park festival in July.

2011-07-22 14:39:07
Come and hear the Tiny Giant

Jeff Steinberg's tells his inspiring story at Christ Church, June 5th at 6.30pm.

2011-05-30 12:28:41
Burngreave Ashram

Eco-spirituality; Ecology; Sustainable Local Economy & Interfaith Day Retreat

2011-05-30 11:31:39
Vicar released from prison after 10 years!

The Revd Philip Ireson was inducted into his new post as vicar of Christ Church Pitsmoor on 4th May 2011 by his predecessor, now the Archdeacon of Sheffield and Rotherham, the Ven Martyn Snow . The service was led by the Bishop of Doncaster, the Rt Rev Cyril Ashton.

2011-05-27 14:46:57
Interfaith Peace Walk

The 8th annual interfaith peace walk took place in Burngreave on Sunday 27th March 2011

2011-05-27 13:48:32
Two Sisters and a Funeral Photos

Photos through the performance of the musical at St Peter's church

2011-04-01 16:22:26
Musical at St Peter's - Two Sisters and a Funeral

St Peter's church Ellesmere hosted a performance of Two Sisters and a Funeral on March 12th.

2011-04-01 16:14:10
150 Years Ago

This year is the 150th anniversary of the opening of Burngreave Cemetery.

2011-03-31 17:26:38
2011 Interfaith Walk

Sheffield residents from a variety of different faiths will join the city’s seventh annual ‘Peace Walk’ this Sunday, 27th March 2011.

2011-03-26 16:07:26
Palestine Falafel night

Christ Church, Pitsmoor hosted an evening in solidarity with Palestinians on 6th Dec 2010.

2011-01-30 19:59:20
Funding for Voluntary, Community and Faith Groups

Over £10,000 has been awarded to local groups in the Burngreave ward during the financial year 2010/11. A total of 24 groups have benefited from the Community Assemblies funding.

2011-01-28 16:38:11
Diwali photo album

Diwali celebration at Hindu Samaj

2011-01-28 15:28:25
Exchange Youth Worker

German youth Julia Meier has been working at Christchurch since last Autumn.

2011-01-27 17:15:04
Interfaith celebration

Sunday 21st November 2010 saw over 200 people from 14 religious communities join together for "Interfaith Praxis Sheffield!.

2011-01-27 15:57:16
Community Reflections builds unity between the faiths

Sheffield Ashram in Burngreave has become home to a new group – Community Reflections – keen to learn more about the similarities shared by different world faiths through exploring spiritual writings and contemplative thought.

2010-12-09 15:23:08
All Women's Eid Party

All Women's Eid Party at Pakistani Muslim Centre, 26th November, 5.30 pm to 9.30 pm

2010-11-19 14:56:40
National interfaith week: 21 - 27 November 2010

Burngreave is hosting the main event at the beginning of interfaith week in Sheffield. The week aims to promote understanding between people of different faiths.

2010-11-11 14:33:34
Coach trip to Cleethorpes!

Wednesday 11th August 2010 with St Peter’s Ellesmere.

2010-07-26 00:57:35
Let there be light

Burngreave Cemetery Friends opened the Chapel building for extra hours to celebrate the return of electricity, light and power to the chapel.

2010-07-23 22:17:14
Interfaith gathering at Parkwood’s Forest Garden

On Saturday May 29th, in Sheffield Environment Weeks, a workday at Parkwood Springs Forest Garden was the third event in the series of Interfaith Tree Planting.

2010-07-23 21:54:12
Prayer event

Local church are holding a prayer event to welcome residents of all faiths to come together to pray at the Rock Christian Centre.

2010-07-14 13:49:57
Peace Walk Photo Gallery

Photos taken at the Interfaith Peace Walk on 25th April 2010.

2010-05-30 22:16:14

Women in Burngreave were offered the chance of a free trip to the Crucible Studio Theatre on 24th March to see the world premiere of ‘Sisters’.

2010-05-29 19:16:41
Interfaith walk

The march for diversity, faith and peace took place on 25th April for the sixth time since it began.

2010-05-28 14:50:34
New Roots, new times

New Roots Cafe has extended its opening hours from 11.30 – 5pm, ideal for after school. We are offering milk shakes and smoothies throughout half term

2010-05-27 15:59:08
Shiloh Church Easter services

Details of the Easter Sunday services at Shiloh Church.

2010-03-29 13:30:53
Martyn Snow appointed Archdeacon

After being vicar of Christ Church Pitsmoor for nearly nine years, Martyn Snow is moving on to take up the post of Archdeacon of Sheffield and Rotherham. Martyn has spoken to the Messenger about his time in Pitsmoor and the changes involved in starting this new appointment

2010-03-26 14:51:55
Street Pastors

A lively evening ceremony at the Seventh Day Adventists Church on March 12th saw the launch of Burngreave's Street Pastors scheme which aims to provide young people with a caring and supportive service on the street.

2010-03-25 19:47:34
Interfaith vibes at Hallam

Last edition, we brought you news that local residents Derrick Okrah and Farhan Ahmed were starting up a new society at Sheffield Hallam University's students’ union. Two months on, and SAMEEM has had a successful launch meeting with about 100 students attending.

2010-03-25 16:34:34
Fruits of the Forest at Parkwood Springs

Thursday 18th March was an industrious and sunny spring day at Parkwood Springs when work took place to plant the fruit trees and bushes at the Forest Garden.

2010-03-25 16:24:50
Sisters: By Stephanie Street

A Sheffield Theatres Production. Thursday 11th – Saturday 27th March. Based on interviews with dozens of women this new play lifts the veil on a world of custom and tradition.

2010-01-29 20:00:42
Napoleon in Sheffield

Fir Vale’s Iqra Promotions attracted a large audience to see Napoleon – former rapper with the Outlawz and 2pac Shakur – in December. He now travels the world as a motivational speaker.

2010-01-29 16:03:49
Byron Wood nativity

Staff and pupils from Byron Wood Primary School organised yet another fantastic performance of the nativity.

2010-01-29 15:25:41
Yemeni's Got Talent

On the 13th December, the Yemeni Community Association (YCA) hosted an amazing Eid celebration at Firvale School.

2010-01-29 14:50:04
Christchurch Lunch Club volunteers

After twenty years of serving the community, Doug and June Clarke have stepped down as volunteer co-ordinators of Christ Church Pitsmoor's Lunch Club.

2010-01-28 15:19:13
An evening with rapper Napoleon - my journey to Islam

Fir Vale's Iqra Promotions presents ‘An evening with Napleon’. The rapper, formerly with 2Pac's Outlawz, talks about his journey to Islam.

2009-12-03 14:22:05
Christmas at St Peter’s Ellesmere

Events at St Peter's Church over the Christmas 2009 period.

2009-11-30 11:26:42
Eid celebration

On Saturday September 26th, 300 women and children attended an Eid party organised by the Yemeni Community Association.

2009-11-26 20:51:10
Interfaith week event photo album

Photos from the opening event of Interfaith week Sunday November 15th 2009 at Ellesmere Green.

2009-11-26 17:02:41
Faiths come together

Sunday November 15th 2009 saw the start of England's first Interfaith week

2009-11-26 16:46:09
Islam Awareness Week

Burngreave-based 1Ummah1 Islamic Youth Group visited a 99% non Muslim School as part of Islamic Awareness Week in November

2009-11-26 16:39:45
Apple Day

The Friends of Burngreave Cemetery celebrated National Apple Day on Sunday 25th October with a variety of activities in the chapel. CHANGE OF DATE: The 14th December tree-planting has been defered to the New Year.

2009-11-25 18:24:01
Musical trees

It’s not very often that the Community Forestry Team finds itself digging up trees – but that’s exactly what we did on Friday 23rd October!

2009-11-25 17:38:14
Work in Burngreave Cemetery

In recent months Bereavement Services have been doing significant work in Burngreave Cemetery. (Includes full action plan download).

2009-11-25 17:31:50
Poetry by Muno Abdi

Muno began writing creatively at about 12 years old and by 14, encouraged by her teachers at Fir Vale School, was producing poetry in the English language and winning school competitions. One of her poems about the Iraq war also won a prize in an American Competition.

2009-09-25 18:13:23
Urban Theology Unit

The Urban Theology Unit on Abbeyfield Road is offering a Foundation degree in Theology and Ministry through York St John University.

2009-09-24 19:09:20
Al-Amen counselling

I met Nuria Quintilla at her office in the SYAC building on the Wicker. Here Nuria is the Director and Senior Counsellor of the Women's Resource Centre which services and workshops for women from Black and Ethnic minorities

2009-09-24 14:46:15
Burngreave focused for interfaith week

Sheffields celebrations for UK's first ever interfaith week will be launched on Sunday 15th November 2009 at Burngreave on the theme of 'Faith, Work and Food in Fellowship.

2009-09-24 14:34:12
Alpha Course at St Peter's Ellesmere

The Alpha Course is open to anyone wishing to find out more about the Christian faith in a relaxed and non-threatening atmosphere. There will be opportunity for questions and discussion in a non-pressurised environment. There is no fee for the course and participants are free to leave at any time. The course lasts for 8 weeks.

2009-09-10 13:57:17
Job: Local Faith Network Worker
  • Salary: £22,730 – £25,220

  • 35 hrs per week

  • Closing date: Thurs 20th August 2009

2009-08-10 09:46:15
“...This Is That...”

Come and join Shiloh United Church of Christ in their Holy Convocation from 21 – 26 July 2009.

2009-07-19 20:22:38

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