St Paul, Alverthorpe

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We are a church in the middle of the Anglican tradition that tries to merge the modern with the traditional. For example, we have started to use a digital projector to make it easier for visitors to follow the services without having to find their place in different service and hymn books.

We are committed to our work with families and uniformed groups. We run a sunday school during school term. Most months we have a parade/family service, usually on the second Sunday of the month. We also run a service after school during term time. We occasionally run children's workshops.

We realize that many people have quiet spirituality so we run a quieter evening service once a month (see calendar for details). For example this quiet service could take the form of Celtic prayer, Taize prayer, a service of inner peace and healing.

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Revd Dr Gerry Sykes
St. Paul's Vicarage
St. Paul's Drive
(01924) 383724

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Communion ( and Baptism)
Every first Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Family Friendly Sunday School
Sunday School during term rime
Every second third fourth and fifth Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Sunday School Refreshments
Evening service
Every Sunday at 6:00 PM for ¾ hour


Funky Faith
A parent and children service after the end of school
Every Monday at 3:30 PM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Refreshments


Midweek Communion
Every Wednesday at 11:00 AM for ¾ hour


Church open
Church open 10:00am to 1pm For visiting quiet reflection refreshments
Every Saturday at 10:00 AM



Wheelchair accessible toilets

Designated wider space(s) for people with a disabled parking badge
Stained Glass Wall Paintings
Church Open Saturdays from 10am-4pmExcluding August
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Priest in charge: The Revd Gerald Alfred SYKES
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 18183
Built: 1825
Archdeaconry: PONTEFRACT (464)
Deanery: WAKEFIELD (46403)
Benefice: Alverthorpe (46/010)
Parish Legal Name: Alverthorpe (460020 )
CofE Church Info: (646025 40/259)
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The current editor is: Gerry Sykes

This page was last updated on Saturday 10th December 2016
St Paul : St Pauls Drive, Alverthorpe, West Yorkshire, WF2 0FQ - Top of St. Paul's Drive, off Batley Rd.


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