The third Sunday of Easter

Sung Eucharist for the third Sunday of Easter

Today at 10.00 am · Watch the service · View the order of service

Other services

Said Eucharist
This Wednesday 26 April at 10.00 am

Sudan Prayer Vigil

This Tuesday 25 April at 5.30 pm
Bradford Cathedral

A special prayer vigil service for Sudan at Bradford Cathedral. More details of the unfolding situation can be found at

Area Forum

This Thursday 27 April at 7.00 pm
St George's Church Leeds

The next Area Forum (open to all) will take place at Leeds St George’s.  Refreshments will be available from 7.00pm followed by worship at 7.30.   The main speaker will be the Diocesan Environment Officer Jemima Parker. There will be an opportunity for discussion and questions as we consider issues such as Divestment, use of the Environment Toolkit and follow up from the events in London (details at

Open Church

This Saturday 29 April at 2.00 pm
St Mary's Church, Whitkirk

On Saturday afternoons throughout the summer our church is open to visit; come and explore the history of the Grade I listed building, or just sit and enjoy the stillness of this holy place.

The Coronation Big Lunch

Sunday 7 May at 2.30 pm
St Mary's Church Whitkirk Community Centre

A red, white and blue themed afternoon tea party. Come along and tuck in to a selection of sandwiches and scones, cakes and buns, and strawberries with cream as we celebrate the coronation of King Charles III.

The Big Help Out: Parish litter pick

Monday 8 May at 10.00 am
St Mary's Church Whitkirk Community Centre

As part of the Coronation celebrations we’re being “Whitkirk Wombles” and litter picking across the parish. Pick up your purple bag from the Community Centre!

Parish Retreat at Parcevall Hall

Friday 21 July

There are still four rooms available for the Parish Retreat at Parcevall Hall, available first-come-first-served. If you’re interested in joining us for this weekend break then just see Jean or Joan in the Community Centre after the morning service.

The Church family

For your prayers

The sick

  • Baby Percy
  • Brian and June Sutcliffe
  • Christine Russell
  • Dinesh Shah
  • Erica Honeybone
  • Ginny Camponi
  • Jean Bannister
  • Jeff Blowers
  • Michael Higgott
  • Shane Simpson
  • Tom Heaphy

Those in long-term care

  • George Brown
  • Jennifer Moad
  • Lyn Perry
  • Margaret Burton
  • Mary Metcalfe

Recently died

  • Celia Harrison
  • David Eccles
  • James Ludlow
  • Joyce Billingham
  • Leslie Buckland
  • Marjorie Patterson
  • Maureen Wigglesworth
  • Shirley Kilkenny

Anniversary of death

  • Dick Olsen
  • Maurice Pethrick