There are a variety of groups and activities connected with the church or which meet in the church hall. Please contact the organisers as listed below or through the ‘contact us’ page.
St Mary’s Church Choir comprises soprano, alto, tenor and bass choristers and is open to boys, girls, men and women. The choir sing at the Sung Eucharist (10.00am) every Sunday morning. They also sing Choral Evensong (6.00pm) on the first Sunday of the month and Compline by Candlelight (8.30pm) on the first Tuesday of the month. Members of St Mary’s Church Choir take part each year in two special events at Temple Newsam House – a Carol Concert and also a Civic Service attended by The Lord Mayor of Leeds. St Mary’s Church, Whitkirk, is an affiliated member of the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) whose patron is Her Majesty The Queen. If you would like further information or if you are interested in singing in the choir please speak to the Organist and Director of Music after a service or email [email protected].
There is an active team of servers who assist at the services and cover a broad spectrum of ages. New members are welcome.
Silver Lining Lunch Club for the Elderly
Meets on Tuesdays during term time for a cooked meal and chance to meet with friends and make new ones.
Please call Jean Noble for further details on 0113 264 6313.
Coffee and Chat
Every 2nd Friday morning of the month from 10.00am.
Drop in for a coffee and a chat. Everyone is welcome.
There is an active branch of the Church of England organisation, Mothers’ Union. It meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 2.00pm. Please call Marsha Thorndike for further details on 0113 260 4565.
Whitkirk Arts Guild
The popular local amateur dramatics group, staging musicals, pantomimes and plays and taking part in a range of other events throughout the year.