Church of England Diocese of Leeds Woodside

St James' Woodside

St James' Woodside is a Church of England church located in Horsforth, NW Leeds. It is a vibrant and family friendly church with a congregation spanning all age groups. The church embraces both modern and traditional styles of worship. Visitors and new members can expect a warm welcome and an informal atmosphere.

Please explore the pages of our website which give information about St James' and what's going on.  

CORONAVIRUS:  St James' is open for public worship at 09:00 from Sunday 10 January 2021.  If you would like to join us, please note the arrangements for worship which you can find here.  Numbers are limited to 28 in order to maintain social distancing.

There are opportunities for you to join us 'virtually' for worship and you can find out more here on the Services and Events page.

If you would like to download a reflection based on the readings for Sunday, you can find it here.  We publish pre-recorded worship on YouTube which you can find here.

Please be assured of our prayers at this time of uncertainty.

Keep us, good Lord,
under the shadow of your mercy
in this time of uncertainty and distress.
Sustain and support the anxious and fearful,
and lift up all who are brought low;
that we may rejoice in your comfort
knowing that nothing can separate us from your love
in Christ Jesus our Lord.


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St James' Administrator

St James' Woodside Low Lane Horsforth LS18 5QW

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Service in the churchyard

20 Jun 2021, 10:30 a.m. for 30m
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Low Lane
Horsforth, Leeds

You are welcome to join us for readings, prayers and hymn singing in the churchyard on Sunday. It will be wonderful to worship outdoors together, but be sure to pray for good weather!

Arrangements are in place to ensure that our gathering is Covid-safe, including a restriction on the number of worshippers.

There area limited spaces for this service and pre-booking is essential. To book a place please call/ email the Parish Office: 0113 258 4558, [email protected]

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St James' launches fundraising for Christian Aid Week.

5 May 2021, 10 a.m.