Welcome to the website of St Peter’s Church, Woolley

We are part of the Diocese of Leeds, and the Church of England.

Priest in charge:   Reverend Kevin Greaves


Services from our church resumed on Sunday 2nd August at 10.00am. To find out more, please click here.

These services are live-streamed and recorded. For more details how to view online, please click here


Coronavirus update

Coronavirus Prayer Page


St Peter’s is a medieval church with some good late medieval stained glass. We are the only church serving the village of Woolley, just off the M1 motorway at junction 38 and 7 miles south of Wakefield. Click here to view map. If you would like to make contact, please email our vicar kevin.greaves@leeds.anglican.org or via info@woolleychurch.org.uk or phone 01924 256031.

If you are thinking about having your wedding at St Peter’s, we offer Marriage Preparation to help you make it the best of beginnings.

Our sister church is in the neighbouring village of West Bretton, home of the world-renowned Yorkshire Sculpture Park. The Church in West Bretton is an Anglican-Methodist Local Ecumenical Partnership. Please check newsletter Village Voice for up to date details of the Sunday Service times.  Anglican Holy Communion is held on the 4th Sunday of the month at   9.30am.

Reverend Greaves also has responsibilities in our  neighbouring parish in St James’ Chapelthorpe.  View their website here


Parish Safeguarding Officer is Jane Lister.

If you have a safeguarding issue click here


You may also find us at:

A Church Near you


Prayer for our parish

God of mission
Who alone brings growth to your Church,
Send your Holy Spirit to give
Vision to our planning,
Wisdom to our actions,
And power to our witness.
Help our church to grow in numbers,
In spiritual commitment to you,
And in service to our local community,
Through Jesus Christ our Lord