Here is the introduction from the St James' Woodside Annual Report and Accounts. To read on please open the attachment.
The aim of our church is to live as followers of Jesus Christ, and to Share God’s Blessing with the people of Horsforth.
We are members of the Church of England, and so follow Christ within this tradition and alongside both other Anglican churches and local churches of other denominations as fellow members of Horsforth Churches Together.
The PCC is a public benefit entity within the meaning of Financial Reporting Standard (FRS) 102. The Church of England website has as its mission statement ‘A Christian presence in every community’. Services of worship are offered in traditional and contemporary formats and the pastoral offices - weddings, funerals and services of baptism - are offered to those in the Parish / those with Parish connections. Services and offices are open to the local community irrespective of formal links to the church...