We offer a wide range of services, from traditional to more informal and contemporary forms of worship. Our main Sunday morning services take place at 10.30am. Other service times can vary. 

The pattern is as follows:

service in progress

1st Sunday

10.30am Lay-led Morning Prayer (Not led by a vicar.)

5pm Alive@5 in the Parish Hall

2nd Sunday

8am Holy Communion

10.30am Family Communion

3rd Sunday

10.30am Joint Parish Celtic Communion, alternating between St Wilfrid’s and St Francis

5pm Alive@5 in the Parish Hall

4th Sunday

8am Holy Communion

10.30am Holy Communion with Prayer and anointing for healing.

Last Sunday of Month (4th or 5th )

5pm Inspire – contemporary, informal, relaxed cafe-style worship in the Parish Hall

5th Sunday

If there’s a 5th Sunday in the month then:

    Joint Parish Holy Communion at St Wilfrid’s/St Francis

For a printable version of the services, click here.

St Wilfrid’s offers a warm welcome to all.

Recording & Live Streaming of Services

Due to technical issues, the live streaming of our Sunday morning services on YouTube is currently suspended. Stay tuned for an announcement in the near future. 

Click here to find our channel. 

During communion, the camera view is raised, so you will not be seen.

News Sheet

For the regular Sunday news sheet, please follow this link.

Children Are Always Welcome

Play and pray kids

At the back of church is a children’s area, which children are welcome to use during the service. Please don’t worry if your children are noisy!


Church Facilities

After most services, tea, coffee and biscuits are available in the parish hall, donations welcome. Toilets are also available there. Do join us after the service for friendly conversation.

Weddings, Baptisms & Funerals

Anyone who lives in the parish, or has a qualifying connection with the parish, can be married in church. Click here for more general information about getting married in church.

Recently, the General Synod of the Church of England has debated the issue of offering a blessing for same-sex marriages and partnerships. Follow this link to read the Archbishop’s letter on the matter.

Until further notice, all inquiries about weddings, baptisms and funerals should be directed to the churchwarden, Mrs Pat Jarvis. Use this link.

To inquire about baptisms, weddings, and funerals, please contact Rev Pete Watson 01757 704707 or rector@stwilfridsparish.com