Welcome to the website of The Parish Church of St James the Great, Manston, in Cross Gates.

We are a member of the Church of England, and are within The Diocese of Leeds. Our church building, as well access to the Church Hall and Parish Office, is situated on Church Lane, a five minute walk away from the hustle and bustle of Cross Gates shopping centre and just around the corner from Manston Park. See the map on  for our exact location.

Whether you are visiting this site to find out about getting married in a church, to have your child baptised, to get to know about the range of children’s activities and groups which take place in our Hall week by week, or to come to worship with others at one of the various services we offer, we hope that you find what you are looking for.

If not, please use the contact details to get in touch with us and we will be pleased to try and help. Even better, come and see us to find out more, and to receive a warm welcome!

Carolyn James, Vicar

pew sheet 11th August 2019

11th August

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Harvest Festival 2019

The Weekend of Friday 4th – Sunday 6th October Safari Supper Saturday Evening

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Review of the 2018_19 season of coffee concerts

Review of the 14th season of Coffee Concerts – 2018_19 As the 14th season of Coffee Concerts comes to an end, it was a pleasure to finish with our Junior Church Choir. There were only 6 of them performing but they sang out so beautifully, both in unison and in 2 parts. They also took […]

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XYPoP info

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Data privacy notice

Data Protection as at May 2019

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PCC meetings

DATES OF FUTURE PCC MEETINGS 2019/2020: 14 May, 9 July, 17 September, 19 November 2019, 14 January 2020, 11 February and AGM 15 March 2020  

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What happened at Jerusalem Journey 2019?

Having fun at Jerusalem Journey

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Twitter account

Twitter account Follow StJamesManstonChurch @StManston

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We are looking for a new Organist / Church musician

The Parish Church of St James, Manston, in East Leeds,seeks an able and versatile organist and church musician for our Sung Eucharist (three Sunday mornings a month),  a monthly Evensong,and occasional non-Eucharistic and seasonal / Holy Day services throughout the year. Our two manual organ is a well maintained 28 rank Abbot and Smith instrument, […]

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