Church of England Diocese of Leeds Ossett-cum-Gawthorpe

Facilities and features

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Accessibility

Toilets

Available in toilets in both the church and the Trinity centre.

At the entrance to the Trinity centre next to the church.

A lower car park adjacent to the Trinity centre, together with parking around the perimeter of the church itself. Please respect the fact that there are occasional weddings, funerals and baptisms where the front of the church should be kept clear.

Accessible Toilet
Autism or Asperger Aware / Accessible
Accessible car parking

A temporary ramp is available to access the church itself - please ask for assistance.

Hearing (induction) Loop

Large print orders of service and newsletters are available at all services on request.

Assistance Dogs

We are sensitive to the needs of people with dementia


Our Building

Grade II*. 2018 sees the launch of a heating appeal for the church - we are seeking to close the gap from resources we already have in place.


Music and Worship

Trinity has a fantastic set of bells (16) and an active bell ringing team under Tower Captain David Pygott. Do contact us if you are interested in joining the team.

We host brass bands, theatre groups, school and youth musical performances - details will be posted as they become available.

The organ is generally played at all services.

8.30am on the second Sunday of the month.


Groups, Courses and Activities

There is almost always a study group available to join in with. Current groups looking at church involvement and Mark's Gospel. We have also brought a small number of young adults to confirmation in recent years. Do ask for more details.

For many years the church has run Alpha and Omega before and after school clubs for children from local schools - Holy Trinity, Gawthorpe Academy and Towngate Academy. We also run holiday clubs during most major school holiday periods. Contact our staff on 01924 263497.

Various bible study groups run throughout a typical year including Advent and Lent.

Currently running a group exploring Mark's Gospel.

Coffee morning

We have direct involvement with many Ossett and Gawthorpe events, including the Maypole weekend and Coal Race.

Community group

We run a variety of short courses, a few times a year, for those seeking to deepen their faith.

Call the office (01924 263497) if you are interested in working or volunteering with our before and after school clubs, and holiday clubs.

Various groups meet in the Trinity Centre (charges vary) including Zumba, Kettlercise and Pilates.

Links with Alpha and Omega before and after school clubs - for 3 to 11 year olds.

Our own Trinity Families gatherings are similar in character to Messy Church.

See details elsewhere on our pages.

See details elsewhere on our pages.

See details elsewhere on our pages - Alpha & Omega clubs.


Help for Visitors

Can be arranged. We always open for the annual Heritage Open days - this year, 15th September, from 10-4. We frequently provide access for school groups.

There are free guides for adults and Key Stage I and II school children.

We run an informal cafe after our Sunday morning services.

The church is open to visitors on most days - access arranged through the church office when available - usually 9-12, Monday to Thursday.


Other Features

We are a registered Fair Trade church.

Collections taken for local foodbank "Resource" based at Christ Church in South Ossett

Screen and projector available to connect with laptops. Excellent sound system, also plays CD tracks.

Plenty of options for the church and Trinity Centre, inlcuding Trinity Hall (for gatherings up to 100, with adjacent kitchen and toilets), St Mary's Room (for smaller groups, carpeted, drink making facilities, access to toilets). The church itself comfortably holds events for 200 people, subject to risk assessments. Contact the church office (01924 263497) for more details.