Parish of Swaledale with Arkengarthdale

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Would you like to be Confirmed in 2018?

  • Posted On: 7 December 2017

Our new Area Bishop, the Rt Revd Helen Ann Hartley, will be installed in early February, and we hope to invite her to lead a Confirmation service later in the year.
If you would like to be confirmed, or would just like to know more, please contact the vicar. We hope to start a group for preparation in the Spring.


Christians Together in Swaledale - Lent Meetings 2018

Earthed in Hope - Conversations in Death, Dying and Christian Hope (full programme list)

  • Posted On: 5 December 2017
You are welcome to come to any or all of the meetings, which start at 7.30pm Tuesday 27 February Living well and dying well Rev Darren McClintock Chaplain at Wakefield Hospice at Low Row URC Tuesday 6 March Reflections on Christian Faith and life as a Funeral Director Richard Good at St. Mary’s, Arkengarthdale Tuesday 13 March – Grave Talk – This is a café style meeting, with discussion in groups, and lots of tea and cake. Bring your thoughts and...

Holy Trinity Windows Project Completed

  • Posted On: 30 May 2017
Our most recent development project was on the windows and this work was carried out in 2015-16. A substantial grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund enabled all the windows to be repaired and restored. Several windows, including the large east window behind the altar, had to be removed completely, so that they could be cleaned and re-leaded. Some new stonework was also needed where the metal window frames had eaten into the stone surrounds. Pictures showing the work as it progressed can be...

Pilgrim: A Course for the Christian Journey

  • Posted On: 30 May 2017
This is for you if: you want to think and learn about the Christian faith you have recently started coming to church or are thinking about coming you are thinking about baptism or confirmation, for yourself or your children you have been a Christian and a church member for many years but would like the opportunity to explore the roots of your faith again. The course is based on the Pilgrim material published by the Church of England, and will run fortnightly for six sessions...

Parish churches open day and walks

  • Posted On: 30 May 2017
Ever wondered about the heritage and history of our four parish churches? Or the architecture? Or the renovations and restorations, both old and more recent? On Saturday 1st July there will be a unique opportunity not only to find out more about our churches but to do a self-guided walk from church to church. Drop into any of the parish churches in Grinton, Low Row, Arkengarthdale or Muker and you’ll find coffee, tea and home-baked goodies waiting for you, together with people...

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