Thornhill Parish Church

Serving the local community

Welcome... and do come inside, it's a safe and warm place, but unfortunately at the moment use  of the church is restricted- but the welcome still applies

Church inner doors

 Everyone is welcome – whether you are a lifetime church goer or

someone who has never been to church before, we'd love to meet you.

We know it can be quite intimidating to walk through the doors for the first time, why not have a look at excellent advice from a North Yorkshire church
The thought of coming to church can feel more than a little daunting. You will probably have a number of questions and reasons why it’s not a good idea.  We have highlighted some common reasons why people worry about attending, and tried to provide some reassurance that it might be better than you fear!
Click here

Our Rector -  Revd Debbie Nash 

Debbie at induction

Our Mission is to worship God, to minister to the needs of the
community and to help all people grow in faith and fellowship as a family of believers

If you need to speak to someone, please contact our Church Wardens.
 Go to the Contact Us  page for phone numbers

Find out a bit more about us...

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Find more out about our history by visiting our other site


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Diocese of Leeds small

For current updates from the Diocese on the COVID 19 situation, see here 

Let us pray...

                Keep us, good Lord,

under the shadow of your mercy

in this time of uncertainty and distress.

Sustain and support the anxious and fearful,

and lift up all who are brought low;

that we may rejoice in your comfort

knowing that nothing can separate us from

 Your love in Christ Jesus our Lord.


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Holy Island

Christ the Light of the World is with us

the Cross of St Cuthbert on Holy Island by Paul Harrison

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Diocese of Leeds small

 'Our vision is to equip confident clergy to enable confident Christians to live and tell the good news of God in  Christ

Loving    Living   and Learning

The vision of the Diocese

click here and read the regular bulletin.

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St Michael and All Angels Church, Thornhill and St Mary and St Michael Church, Whitley Lower are committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults, and ensuring the well-being of all who attend the Church. If you have any concerns please contact our Safeguarding Officers Helen Armitage (01924 461831) and Heather Fielden (01924 491104) respectively

For further information on Diocesan Policy click here

view our Safeguarding Policy here