Wherever you live you  may be baptised, or have your child baptised, at any one of our churches in the Parish of Seacroft. Click here to see a map of the Parish of Seacroft Baptisms are held on some Sundays either during the main service at 10am at St James’, St Paul’s and St Richard’s or […]

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Until the end of  2014, it costs a minimum of £417 (for all the legal requirements and a simple service) to get married in the Parish of Seacroft plus £30 for the vergers who set up the church, welcome your guests and tidy up after the service. You can tailor the cost of your wedding by […]

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If one or both of you have been married before, when you book your wedding, the vicar will want to help you think about the following questions: Are you sure that this relationship wasn’t the cause of the breakdown of your previous marriage? Have you learnt from, and moved on from, whatever caused the breakdown […]

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As long as either you or your partner lives in the Parish of Seacroft, or can prove a “qualifying connection” in the parish, you may be legally married at St Richard’s or St James’. In practice, most choose to be married at St James’ Church, on Seacroft Green. Click here to see a map of the Parish of […]

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The Parish of Seacroft serves the communities of Seacroft, Swarcliffe and Whinmoor. We have three Churches: St James’, St Paul’s and St Richard’s which offer a range of services throughout the week.  Children and young people are always welcome at any of our services. Click here for Sunday morning worship Click here for weekday services […]

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What is Community First? Community First is an England-wide programme, funded by the Office for Civil Society, on behalf of the Government. It will run for four years, until March 2015. Two funds of money, worth £80m, have been created to help communities come together, become more resilient, and make their local area a better […]

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The Christmas Toy Distribution is held annually in St Richard’s Church.  It is for families in need at Christmas.  This may include people on benefits or a low wage, single parent or carer families or a family who just need a bit of help because they have been through a difficult time. Each family will receive […]

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Our Ladies’ Groups are social groups for ladies who meet weekly on Wednesdays at St Richard’s at 1.30pm  and fortnightly at St James’ at 10.30am. If you would like more information on the Ladies’ Groups for St James’ contact Jenny Eastwood (0113) 2601163. At St Richard’s Ladies’ Group we do various activities ranging from speakers, outings, flower […]

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