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!

Irene Parker
Church warden

01132604480
ireneparker32@outlook.com

Pew sheet 10/04/2022

This week’s pew sheet with details of all our Holy Week services. pew sheet 10th April – Copy (2)

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Rainbows helping others

The young members and their families at 1st Manston (St James) Rainbows, one of the youth organisations with a link to church recently held a collection where they filled shoe boxes with toiletries and activities for those affected by the situation in the Ukraine. Well done to all involved.

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Pew sheet 18/03/2022

This week’s pew sheet for Sunday 20th March 2022. Check out what’s happening in our service and the week ahead. Many blessings. Pew sheet 20th March

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Message from Lisa Sat 5th March 2022

Our Lenten journey commences on Tuesday this week, with fellowship at Lenten Lunch (12 noon) , Eucharist on Wednesday (9.15am) then on Thursday at 6.30pm, time for reflection, prayer & compline.  Mother’s Day – If you are intending to join us for Mothering Sunday, please let me know so I have numbers for catering. Cost is […]

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Pew Sheet – 6th March 2022

Here’s our weekly service sheet for our eucharist services (all age sheet to follow hopefully).pew sheet – 6th March

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Sunday Service 6th February 2022

Here’s our service sheet for this Sunday. Eucharist is at 9:45pm and an All age Worship at 11:30 – do join us earlier for a drink and biscuit. Pew sheet 6th February

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Sunday 30th January 2022

Candlemass at 10am followed by refreshments and light brunch. The candles will be lit as we celebrate Jesus’ baptism in the temple and when we hear Simeon’s word of sheer contentment: Master, now you are dismissing your servant in peace, according to your word; for my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared […]

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Congregational letter

congregational letter

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Carolyn’s last sermon 19th Sept 2021

Click the link to read: Trinity 16 (B) 2021 – Final Sunday at St James the Great Manston

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Readings for the Sunday Morning Liturgy

To access click the link: READINGS FOR THE EUCHARIST – SUNDAY BY SUNDAY – Sept-Nov  

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