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All our churches are holding in-person services, while retaining some precautions to reassure worshippers and ensure continuing protection for congregants and staff.

In some cases, the services are available online, too.

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Church Services


Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022 front cover

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity and Churches Together AGM

7:30pm, Thursday, January 20 at St Joseph's Church, Wetherby

Once again, we'll be incorporating the short Churches Together in Wetherby and District AGM with prayers for Christian Unity - two meetings for the price of one! Not only that, but we have a special guest speaker: Mark Screeton, Executive Director of In2Out. In2Out, which is based at Wetherby YOI, supports young people leaving custody, helping them to adjust to the outside world through mentors.
Learn more about In2Out.

The theme of the service is 'We saw his star in the East'.

Please come along: everyone is very welcome!

Alternatively, if you can't get out, you can watch a livestream of the service from 7:30pm; you may find it helpful to download the order of service beforehand, too.


West Yorkshire Churches Together

The latest edition (Advent 2021) of the West Yorkshire Churches Together Newsletter, which has news of the new Ecumenical Officer for the Leeds Diocese and the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022, is available for you to read/download.

Simply click on the image on the right.


Better Wetherby News

Better Wetherby November Newsletter

This month's news from the Better Wetherby group is available to read and/or download. It contains updates to all the work that BW are doing on behalf of our community, including the aftermath of COP26, the proposed development at Racecourse Approach and the rebuilding of Wetherby High School.

Click on the image left to read or download the newsletter.

Read more about Better Wetherby...


Wharfedale House volunteer appeal

Wharfedale House needs you

Wharfedale House is a Leonard Cheshire Residential Home in Wetherby and is seeking volunteers to provide activities for its residents, who all have physical disabilities.

They are looking for people who are friendly, have good communication skills, and are reliable, organised and enthusiastic. Volunteers would normally be able to give a few hours each week.

For more information, click on the image on the right, or contact helen.whitelam@leonardcheshire.org, or call her on 07562 157889.


Wednesday Toddlers

Wednesday mornings, 9:30—11:00am in St James' Church Centre

The group, which is jointly run by St James Church and Wetherby Baptist, is up and running for the autumn term.. If you've got toddlers to look after, why not come along and try it?

For more information, see the Wednesday Toddlers webpage.


Prayer for the Nation

6:00pm Monday to Friday evenings via Zoom

Following on from the Archbishops' Call to Prayer in November, Revd Janet Cox is hosting 10 minute prayer time on Zoom. every weekday evening at 6:00pm. Anyone who would like to join in is warmly welcome.

Please join the Meeting via this link just before 6:00pm.


Community Care Volunteers

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) response in the Wetherby Ward

One of the encouraging things about the current Covid-19 pandemic is that many people are volunteering their services to help those who are in need.

It is important that this co-ordinated wisely, both to protect those in need and those that volunteer. Our three ward councillors (Cllrs. Alan Lamb, Norma Harrington and Linda Richards) have drawn attention to the dedicated volunteer network that has been established by Leeds City Council.

Please note that volunteers should be healthy and low risk.

There are two tiers of volunteers:

  • Tier 1: DBS-checked assistance
  • Volunteers who have a current DBS and would be willing to volunteer to carry out non-personal care tasks to assist people with care and support needs. Such tasks might include: shopping, collecting prescriptions, preparing a meal, assistance with laundry, just checking/reassurance by visit or phone call, sitting with someone for a while. This list is not exhaustive. We would support volunteers with training where appropriate and they would be issued with an identification badge.

  • Tier 2: Neighbourly assistance
  • People looking out for their neighbours who may be in some way or another vulnerable but not in receipt of formal care whether self-funded or state supported. This might be about supporting people who choose to self-isolate. It will also include the deployment of volunteer community leaders to support community cohesion related activities.

If you would like to volunteer, please sign up at www.doinggoodleeds.org.uk.


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