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Welcome to St Giles’ Church

Public worship to be resumed

Following the end of the second lockdown, we are pleased to announce that public services will resume on Wednesday, 2 December at 9.30am.

At the moment, we continue to live stream the services on our Facebook page.

Why not join in with the service whilst you are watching it? Just download a copy of the service sheet and join in! The Sunday service sheets are added to the website each week, together with additional information to support you with praying at home.  Information can be found within the following sections:  News, Advent/Christmas and Worship at Home.

Unable to watch the service live? All the videos remain on our Facebook page so you can watch them at any time.

The church is also open for Private Prayer and the lighting of candles, at the following times:

Wednesday: 10.00am – 11.30am

Additionally, during the week leading up to Christmas, the church will be open:

Saturday, 19th December: 12.00pm – 1.00pm

Monday—Thursday, 21st—24th December: 12.00pm—1.00pm

If you need to contact a priest please ring or email:  

Canon June Lawson 01977 706803 or vicarofpontefract@gmail.com

Watch Our Services on Facebook


Thinking of visiting St Giles’ Church for the first time? In normal times, we are an open, welcoming and inclusive church and we encourage you to come along and visit our lively and growing congregation in Pontefract.

We hold services at different times throughout the week so please do come along for a very warm welcome to our family here at the church. Information on our Service times can be found here 

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Looking for information on the St Giles' Centre? If so, we have a separate website dedicated to the Centre.

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