Coronavirus guidance from the Church of England

In light of the Government guidance, the Church of England has said that all churches are to close to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Read the statement in full here. You can find a live stream service or event to watch from home here.

Church of England Diocese of Leeds Scholes

St Philip's Church, Scholes.

Welcome to St Philip's Church, Scholes. Despite the current crisis, we are still a busy vibrant online church! If you want to get connected, visit our website or Facebook page, or drop us an email so we can keep you up-to-date with our digital life and how we are supporting our local community.


St Philip's Church, Scholes, 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(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Leeds’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

Get in touch

Mr. Alan Stanley

Apple Acre 2 Rein Court Aberford Leeds

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Daily Reflection

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday at 8 p.m. for 15m


Join us each day for daily reflection online.

Recorded service Prayers

Our building may be closed, but St Philip's is still praying and worshipping!

28 Mar 2020, 7 p.m.