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

Harvest Festival 6th Oct 2019

Lots of lovely art work in our school mini art exhibition. Trees at harvest.

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pew sheet 6/10/2019

6th October

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Christmas Tree festival

It is 2 years since our last Christmas tree festival so we thought we would do it again The treelights  will be switched on at 4pm on Sunday 15th December with a celebratory drink, followed at 4:30pm by Sunday Toast (Our cafe based, relaxed service) More details to follow. (pictures show a couple of the […]

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Harvest Festival 2019

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

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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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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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