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    St Mary's is open every day from 9.30am - 4pm,
    and everyone is invited to come and light a candle in prayer.


     Our main Sunday service is Communion at 9.30am.  

    On the first Sunda
    of the month we have All Age Worship at 9.30am followed by a Communion Service at 11.15am. 

    Morning Prayer is said every weekday at 8.30am. 

    There is a short service of Holy Communion on Tuesdays at 10.30am. We call this Quiet Communion as there are no hymns.

    Tuesday Teas takes place between 2 and 4pm  every Tuesday, when tea, coffee and cake are served.

    Smiley Faces, our Toddler Praise group, takes place on Fridays in term time between 1.45 and 3.15pm.

    Coffee, tea, juice and biscuits are served after the 9.30am service every Sunday, and after Quiet Communion (10.30am) on Tuesdays. 


    What's on at St Mary's:   view this week's news-sheet.

    Who's who at St Mary's: contact

    How to find us: map

    St Mary's Church, Kirk Lane, Embsay, North Yorkshire, BD23 6SF

    Regular services: services


    A wheelchair and ramps are available to assist access. Please ask a member of the congregation.


  • This Week


  • What's going on at St Mary's?

    The Service of Collation and Induction of 

    Revd Canon Marion Russell 

    as the Vicar of St Mary’s,

     by Bishop Helen-Ann Hartley.

    Monday 30th March at 7.00pm

    Reflections on Glass : This publication will be launched at the end of the Sunday morning service, so grab a tea or coffee and join Sue and the team for a first look at what it tells us.

    Skipton Area Christian Aid is looking for a Co-ordinator for Supermarket Collections in Skipton. These are valuable fund-raising activities during Christian Aid week but need to be organised. If you are able to help, please have a word with Sylvia or Liz.

    Shrove Tuesday Pancakes at the Cavendish:  from 5.30pm on February 25th, join us for our annual celebration.


    • Sunday 16th Feb,11.00am:  Book Launch
    • Shrove Tuesday, 25th February 5.30pm:  pancakes at The Cavendish.
    • Wednesday 26th February, 1.30pm: Ash Wednesday Service for the school in St Mary’s.
    • Wednesday 4th March 4.00pm: Lent Group, led by Bob, in the Chapel Hall.



  • A Prayer for Today

    Almighty God,
    give us reverence for all creation
    and respect for every person,
    that we may mirror your likeness
    in Jesus Christ our Lord,


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