Sunday worship

Sunday Gatherings

8.00a.m. Holy Communion/Morning Prayer

Book of Common Prayer. A traditional said service of a reflective nature.

At this Communion service we use the 1662 Prayer Book with its formal but lyrical language. There is no singing. There is a sermon by one of the Ministry Team who always wears robes. The service is quiet and reflective and lasts about 45 minutes. 1st & 3rd Sundays at 8:00 AM.

On the 2nd and 4th Sundays the service uses the Morning Prayer service from the book of common prayer.

First Sunday in the month All-Age Service at 10.30a.m.

Usually lasting about an hour, this is our All-Age Family Service where the atmosphere is very relaxed. Leaders dress less formally. There is no Communion. The language is varied, contemporary and worshipful. There is a talk aimed at all members of the congregation which may involve active participation! Singing of hymns and songs is usually to a wind band or other music ensemble. Refreshments are served afterwards in church. Every first Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour.

Other Sundays 10.30a.m. Family Communion/Morning Prayer

Common Worship
Common Worship forms the basis for this service and the language is fairly formal but more contemporary. The atmosphere is relaxed though leaders and preachers do wear robes. A mixture of classic hymns and more modern songs are sung to the accompaniment of the organ or electric piano, with the words projected onto screens. Children leave for part of the service to go for teaching and learning in the ‘Light Club’ groups. They return to take part in Communion. After the service – which lasts about an hour and a quarter – refreshments are served in church. 2nd & 4th Sunday Holy Communion lasts approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes and on the 3rd Sunday a service of morning prayer.


Services at St. Mary’s, Norton Cuckney and at St. Winifred’s, Holbeck

St Mary’s every Sunday at 9.30am a service of the word or Holy Communion

St Winifred’s at 12.00pm, First Sunday Holy Communion and third and fifth Sundays Morning Prayer

Other service times are advertised in the monthly Parish News magazine, as are special services at all the churches.