Hampsthwaite: St Thomas a Becket

A warm welcome awaits you at St Thomas a Becket church in the lovely village of Hampsthwaite. 

The vicar, Reverend Suzy McCarter can be contacted by phone on 01423 772638 or by e-mail at [email protected] Please note her day off is Tuesday.

Services are held in Hampsthwaite on the first three Sundays of every month and on the fourth (and, where they occur, fifth) Sundays we meet with the congregations of the other three churches in our Benefice; Killinghall, Birstwith and Felliscliffe, for joint worship. The venues for these Benefice services are on a rotational basis and details can be found by clicking on the "visit page" below and going to our calendar.

There is a Sunday School for primary school age children, during term time, in the community room on 1st and 3rd Sundays when the church are celebrating Holy Communion.

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Reverend Suzy McCarter

The Vicarage,
Wreaks Road,
North Yorkshire


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Sunday Club

Sunday 05 March 2023, Sunday 19 March 2023, Sunday 02 April 2023, Sunday 07 May 2023, Sunday 21 May 2023, Sunday 04 June 2023, Sunday 18 June 2023, Sunday 02 July 2023, Sunday 16 July 2023 Sunday at for 1 hour
Hampsthwaite: St Thomas a Becket
Hampsthwaite Church Church Lane Hampsthwaite HG3 2HB, HG3 2HB, GB

Join us at 11am in the Community Room at the back of church on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month (term-time only) for Sunday Club; where we have lots of fun, learn about God’s love for us, and grow together in faith. We then join in with the main service in church for communion and the final hymn.

This Sunday at 11.00 we will remember Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and pray for King Charles III and his family.


The parish of Hampsthwaite is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer: Josephine Shepherd. The Diocese of Leeds's safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advise our Parish Safeguarding Officer.

If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

Contact details of the Diocesan Safeguarding team:

Team email: [email protected]

Office number: 0113 353 0257

Carla Darbyshire - [email protected], mobile 07399 809732

Jenny Leccardi - [email protected], mobile 07872 005189

Narinder Lyon - [email protected], mobile 07872 005309

Parish Safeguarding Officer: Josephine Shepherd - [email protected] - 01423 770007