Gildersome St Peter’s Church is a Christian community in the Anglican tradition which serves Gildersome, in South Leeds, a village with a population of about 5,000. The Church’s mission statement, which was drawn up by the congregation, is very short but describes our purpose: To know God, show God and share God.
St Peter's Gildersome and St Paul's Drighlington to become a United Benefice
The PCCs of Drighlington St Paul’s and Gildersome St Peter’s churches have agreed to follow the advice given to them by Leeds Diocese and become a United Benefice.
The decision will see both churches retaining their individual parish status, their own PCCs and control of their own finances. “The two churches are in a good position to unite in this way,” said St Peter’s vicar Felicity Lawson, who is also Priest in Charge of St Paul’s. “The two churches have been working together for the last four years and have developed a close relationship and trust. I see this as a really positive step, going forward.”
You can find details of all our services here. We also have these special events coming up:
Tickets are £2.50, or pay on the door, and include a drink and home made cake. Bring your unwanted clothes, shoes, books and bric a brac to raise money for the Funzi and Bodo Trust
We are joining in again with the Archbishops' prayer initiative, here is the schedule, come and join us as we pray for our village and beyond. All are welcome. 25 May at 6.30pm - How to pray 26 May at 7.00pm - Pray for the Nation 28 May at 2.00pm - commencing 24 hour prayer 29 May at 1.00pm - Children's prayer walk and kite flying 30 May at 7.30pm - Holy Communion 1 June at 7.30pm - Prayer and worship with the worship group 2 June at 7.00pm - Pray for the world 3 June - Big Church Day Out, Cheshire 4 June at 10.00am - Pentecost Sunday Service and 4.00pm, Families@4
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