St Mary's Oxenhope

A warm welcome awaits you at St Mary's Church in Oxenhope. Whether you are a lifelong Christian or a new believer, whether you want to find out what Christianity is about or are simply looking for a place of sanctuary where you can refresh your spirit, we look forward to welcoming you.

Please do visit us for any service or just simply to find a quiet, special place to spend some time in thought or prayer. Do browse our site to learn a bit more about us or get in touch with us for more information.  Everyone is welcome at our services, whether you’ve been to church before or not.  If you’re not a church regular, have a look at our ‘First Time at St Mary’s’ page to get an idea of what happens in our church services. 

Worship takes place every Sunday at 10 am and Wednesday at 9 am, as well as the the last Sunday in the month at 5 pm. On the first Wednesday of the month, the 9 am service is a Book of Common Prayer Holy Communion. 

Everyone is welcome to all our services. 

We have relaxed our Covid precautions, so that there are designated areas in church for people who would prefer to sit with more space around them, and those who would prefer not to.

If you are feeling ill, have been feeling ill within the previous 7 days, or have a positive Lateral Flow Test, or if any member of your household has, please stay at home.  

Sunday services, Morning Prayer on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and Compline (Night Prayer) on Thursdays, are live-streamed. The live-stream can be found on our Facebook page here:, at the following times:

Sunday 10 am

Monday 9 am

Tuesday 9 am

Wednesday 9 am

Thursday 7.45 pm.

God bless you.

Giving to St Mary's

Please can you help us to fund the running costs of St Mary's?

Get in touch

Graham Way/Robert Whitaker, Churchwardens

Robert Whitaker, Churchwarden
01535 642612
Graham Way, Churchwarden
01535 640258
What's on

Live-streamed Compline (Night Prayer)

Every Thursday at for 15 mins
Live-streamed on Facebook
Live-streamed on Facebook,

Join us on Thursday evenings for a live-streamed service of Compline (Night Prayer). This service is a meditative and peaceful way to end the day, and usually lasts about 15 minutes. The order of service can be found either on the free Church of England Daily Prayer app, or by going to the 'Join us in Daily Prayer' page of the Church of England website (link below). You will need to select the correct date, and Contemporary Night Prayer/Compline.


Ways to keep body, mind and spirit well at home - something for all ages, young to old


Our parish of Oxenhope: St Mary the Virgin is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). Our Diocese of Leeds’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the PSO, Sue Gibson, on 07779986763 or 01535642684, or [email protected], or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisors Jenny Leccardi, Narinder Lyon, and Carla Derbyshire, Tel: 0113 353 0257 [email protected]. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services.

Diocese of Leeds Safeguarding Page: read more.