Churches in Burley

= Last updated Nov 2014 =



Church of Saints John Fisher & Thomas More

Bradford Road LS29 7PX

(serves Burley, Menston, Tranmere Park & Hawksworth)

Priest: Father Malachy Larkin , The Presbytery (next to Church) 863179, fax 864789

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The Church is usually open for prayer each day between 9am and 7.30pm

All other activities, celebrations and events are advertised in the Parish Newsletter issued every weekend and available in the Church porch



Main Street 863776

Minister: Rev Tim Perkins - 862179

Room Bookings: Mr Trevor Russell - 864911

Sunday Services:

9.00am: Holy Communion (first in month)
10.30am: Morning worship with crèche facilities and Sunday School for children and young people
First Sunday Contemporary style worship.
Second Sunday Holy Communion Service.
Third Sunday All age worship.
Fourth Sunday Service of the Word.
Fifth Sunday Songs of Praise style service.
See Church notice board for details of other special services or events.

Weekly activities include:-
Sunday 6.00pm “Shine” Youth Gospel choir for children aged 8+
Tuesday 10.00am Coffee morning
Thursday 3.30pm and 7.30pm Cyber Café Youth Clubs (see Young People section for further details).

In addition to these services and events, we have a variety of weekly/fortnightly activities including house groups, Bible Study (1st Wed evening), Apprentice Groups, Tuesday Group (talks, slide shows, musical evenings etc.), Table Tennis, Dance Club, Music and Movement, Craft Group and Bridge.
We host a coffee morning in the Parish Room on the second Saturday morning of each month to raise funds for a variety of good causes.
For further details about any of our activities and enquiries about Marriages and Baptisms please contact the Minister.
Enquiries about using our premises should be directed to the Room Bookings Officer.



St Mary the Blessed Virgin

Main Street

St Mary's Church can be found on Main Street, next to The Original Malt Shovel.

Contact: Revd Alastair Kirk - 21 Southfield Road, Burley, LS29 7PB 863216
Office: St Mary's Parish Centre, 43 Station Road - 864405. Open each weekday morning between and 9 and 12. Email
Sunday Worship at St Mary's:
8:00am: BCP Communion
9:15am: Parish Communion (with choir)
10:30am: Refreshments (served together for both congregations)
10:45am: Tea and Toast (informal service with band and children’s activities)
12:30pm: Baptisms (by arrangement)
6:00pm: (2nd Sun) – Shalom Healing Service.
During the week at St Mary’s:
10.00am every Thursday: A short communion service, refreshments afterwards.
9:00am every Friday: Morning Prayer – An opportunity to gather together to pray for the Parish.

For information about the Church, including initial enquiries about Baptisms and Weddings, please see the Church website or telephone the office. Please feel free to contact the vicar if you want more details about the Church, if you want prayer or if you want to talk through an issue. A weekly newsheet is published giving details of all our services and weekly activities. We also produce a monthly magazine which many in the village receive already, but if you would like to order a copy please call into the parish office. St Marys is your Church and we would love to welcome you.

St Mary's Parish Centre

43 Station Road
01943 864405 email

The Parish Centre is a place provided by St Mary's Church to bless and serve the local community. It is organised and run by a dedicated team of volunteers who provide help and support to the village. There are rooms to hire - please phone or email for further details. If you would like to volunteer then let us know.

Open Door

Times: Every weekday except Thursday 10-12am and 2-4pm
This project run by volunteers from all the Churches and by others in the village seeks to welcome those who are on their own and want to meet others over a cup of tea and a biscuit.



Main Street

Minister: Rev'd Jason McCullagh 01943 467268. e-mail:

Marriages, Baptisms, Funerals by arrangement
Secretary: Mrs Ann Sanderson 862109; e mail:
Services: Sunday 10.15am. Traditional worship for all.
Communion 1st Sunday in the month.
Regular activities: Term time Fridays 6 - 7.15pm Fun on Fridays for primary school age children, Church Hall
First Saturday of the month 9.30-11.30am Coffee Morning, Church Hall
Last Saturday of the month 2.30 Children’s Cinema and 7.30pm Cinema, Church Hall – all welcome.
Other activities as advertised.
To hire the hall please ring the Lettings Officer Mrs Edith Robson 01943 863600 e-mail