Tales of The Unexpected – Blog

There has always been lots going on at Scargill, from programmes to impromptu gatherings; from fun, laughter and food to times of quiet and reflection.

It is a blessing to be able to celebrate 60 years of ministry here at Scargill this year. That is 60 years of meetings, of praying, of hard work, of laughter, of tears and of sharing in peoples story. To help us make this year special we are asking for people to share their stories about the role Scargill has played in their lives and we will share them here each week.

David Runcorn’s talk for Scargill’s 60th

Unfortunately David Runcorn was taken poorly over the weekend we celebrated our 60th birthday (don’t fret he has made a full recovery!) He has generously provided us with the script | read more...

This was posted on 10 August 2019.

Scargill at 60, Ruth Yeoman at nearly 59!

Ruth Yeoman recalls a childhood of picnics, extended family and growing up as part of the very first Scargill Community. I was born at Amber Cottage, Kettlewell in September 1960. | read more...

This was posted on 19 July 2019.

A holiday with an unexpected twist!

Peter Lewis tells how his holiday at Scargill had quite an unexpected twist! I  first came to Scargill on a Parish Weekend from Nottingham when I was new to the | read more...

This was posted on 12 July 2019.

Family fun at Scargill

Catherine and her sons Dylan and Oliver have been visitors to Scargill many times since the house reopened in 2010. When asked what Scargill meant to them the family said | read more...

This was posted on 31 May 2019 and updated on 27 May 2019.