Church Services in Woolley Parish


We are pleased to announce that St Peter’s, Woolley and St James the Great, Chapelthorpe now have mid-week (started Weds 29th July) and Sunday Eucharist.  The services will alternate between our churches. 


Sunday  4th October – 17th after Trinity

0930hrs Holy Communion, St James Chapelthorpe


Sunday 11th October – 18th after Trinity

1030hrs Holy Communion, St Peters Woolley

This will be Reverend Kathryn Goldsmith first Holy Communion Service. Places will need to be booked in advance in view of Covid-19 restrictions


Sunday 18th October -19th after Trinity (Luke the Evangelist)

1000hrs Holy Communion, St James Chapelthorpe

Sunday 25th October – 20th after Trinity (Summer time ends)

1000hrs Holy Communion St Peters 

Sunday 1st November – All Saints Day

1000hrs Holy Communion St James 

Sunday 8th November  – Remembrance Sunday 

0930hrs Holy Communion St Peters  

0930hrs Holy Communion St James (live streamed)

Sunday 15th November – 2 before Advent

1000hrs Holy Communion St James 

Sunday 22nd November – Christ the King

1000hrs Holy Communion St Peters

Sunday 29th November – Advent 1

1000hrs Holy Communion St James 




There will also be a mid-week service at 10.00 am on  most Wednesdays alternating with St James Chapelthorpe. 

Dates for September/October:

St Peters: 9th September, 21st October

St James:  16th, 30th September, 14th, 28th October 


Following Covid-19 guidance from the government on Places of Worship and the Church of England there has been some changes to ensure everyone’s safety.  All visitors are strongly      encouraged to wear face masks when in church, only to be removed when taking Communion.  Communion will be in one kind only, the Host and people will be guided by sides persons on when to get up and how to return to their seats observing social distancing.  On entering and leaving individuals will be asked to use the hand sanitisers.  Seating is limited because of social distancing and we may ask you for your contact details for Track and Trace purposes.


Also if you regularly support your church by giving envelops can you bring them to church with you and place them on the collection plate when leaving. 


From the Vicarage

Is a daily email written by our vicar Kevin Greaves during lockdown. If you would like to receive this email please telephone Kevin on 01924 256031 with your email address.   

Woolley Church and Community News is our monthly news and information sheet. It is delivered to all houses in and around Woolley village and contains details of activities at St Peter’s and in the village.
We also have regular social events in Woolley, and fund-raising events for local, national, and Third World charities. (currently suspended during Corona lockdown)