Today, Easter Sunday, marked the end of an era for our curate, Rev. Abbie Palmer and her family who joined us in 2017. Abbie and Steve and the boys are moving to Lindley, Huddersfield where Abbie will take up her new post as Priest in Charge. They are a very lucky church! We will miss her and all the family who have given us lots of new ideas to carry forward. Her enthusiasm, apparently boundless energy, excellent singing voice and musical abilities have made such a difference to everyone and will be much missed. However, onward and upward, and we send her and the family our sincere blessings and prayers that they will be happy in Huddersfield!
LIVE SERVICES at Saint Michael and All Angels', Beckwithshaw are held at 11.15 a.m. on Sundays and 9.30 a.m. Morning Prayer on Wednesdays.
The church is also open daily between 10 and 4 for private prayer and reflection and for you to drop off donations for the Harrogate Foodbank. Instructions for following the current guidelines regarding COVID-19 are displayed inside.
Click to be taken to our Youtube channel where you can join in our regular Sunday services which will be STREAMED from St Robert's Pannal at 9.15 a.m. or at a time to suit you.
A LINK TO CURRENT CORONAVIRUS MEASURES IN PLACE FOR BOTH CHURCHES CAN BE FOUND HERE (St Roberts website).
To sign up for regular emails containing Notices and mid-week messages click here. N.B. We have not produced a church magazine since March 2020. Our Facebook pages are at 'SaintMichael Beckwithshaw' which is a friendly social-media presence and our Online Sales and Giving page at Fbook Beckwithshaw Church are always available. In addition we are now on Instagram @beckwithshawchurch so please tag us in any of your local pictures :)
We may be a small community church in Beckwithshaw, near Harrogate in North Yorkshire but we have a big, welcoming heart. Our church is very much here to serve the community, in family worship and in weddings, funerals and baptisms. We have close links with the school and a thriving Junior Church and hope that we may see you in the near future. We hope the information on these pages helps you find what you are looking for. We would love to personally welcome you to one of our weekly services. If you need to talk to our Vicar in person don’t be afraid to give him a call, or see him or a Churchwarden on Sundays if you have any questions.
St Michael and All Angels’ is a Parish Church serving the village of Beckwithshaw and the surrounding area. An excellent example of a Victorian Church in the Gothic Revival style with examples of fixtures and fittings in the style of the Arts and Crafts movement. Having recently become a Grade II listed building, the church has examples of fine stained glass windows portraying scenes from the Book of Revelation and carvings by William Pashley.
For information regarding our church Safeguarding Policy and contacts please click here.
We are making some changes .........
As custodians of an important piece of our heritage we are looking to future proof the building for the next 100 years. The current heating lighting and facilities in the church building are not conducive to this. We are anxious to preserve the current features of the building but to bring it up to date with toilet and kitchen facilities.
The latest updates to our plans can be found by clicking here for more info.