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We are two church communities in adjoining villages south of Ripon. Between our churches we offer a variety of worship opportunities and styles. You can find out about our services on the Worship page.

Both of our churches are open on weekdays, usually from 9.30-3.30pm, and you are very welcome to come in and have a look around or just sit and enjoy the peace and quiet or join us for one of our services.

If you are wanting to have a christening or a wedding; or are in the sad position of having to plan a funeral, do look at the Life Events page and then contact us.

Wherever you are on your journey of faith we really look forward to welcoming you.

Rev. Sheila Murray

 

 

News

Published by Sheila Murray on Sun, 13 Oct 2019 17:19
BL News

Today was our Annual Pet Service and we had a great crowd today.   10 dogs of differing breeds and sizes joined us, as well as the two school guinea pigs who were wanting to be blessed.  ...

Published by Sheila Murray on Tue, 8 Oct 2019 15:38
BL News

This year's annual Harvest Lunch was held in the Village Hall on Tuesday 8th October.  As always we were served delicious vegetable soup, with a choice of breads; followed by ei...

Published by Sheila Murray on Sun, 6 Oct 2019 16:02
BM News

It was lovely to see a good number from our choir, leading the sung worship at our Harvest Festival this year.   Led on the organ by Sally Haywood.

Published by Sheila Murray on Sun, 6 Oct 2019 15:52
BM News

Again this year our very gifted flower arrangers have worked their magic and created some wonderful arrangements for our Harvest Festival at St John's.   ...

Published by Pip Garside on Thu, 26 Sep 2019 17:08
BM News

Thanks to the wonderful generosity of people in the village and beyond who have responded to the fundraising appeal so enthusiastically. We are now able to announce that we have...

Published by Sheila Murray on Mon, 9 Sep 2019 15:47
BM News

Rory has completed her sponsored walk and arrived safely but tired today at the Cathedral.   Well done!   




Published by Sheila Murray on Sun, 8 Sep 2019 17:08
BL News

This morning at the All Together@10.30 service in Burton Leonard, the youngsters certainly made a joyful noise to the Lord by banging various homemade plastic bottle shakers during the la...

Published by Sheila Murray on Sun, 8 Sep 2019 16:52
BM News

One of our intrepid church members, Rory Richold, is walking 71.5 miles of the pilgrim way to Santiago de Compostela in just 5 days.   We have had various updates from her, and ...

Published by Sheila Murray on Sat, 7 Sep 2019 21:59
BL News

John and Bridget Dawson, along with a few trusty helpers, hosted a wonderful evening in their beautiful garden for all the volunteers who help keep St Leonard's church going.   ...

Published by Sheila Murray on Thu, 22 Aug 2019 14:00
BL News

Would you like to share your faith with others but aren't too sure how to go about it?

There is a cour...

Published by Sheila Murray on Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:57
BM News

Would you like to share your faith with others but aren't too sure how to go about it?

There is a cour...

Published by Pip Garside on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 19:58
BL News

Thank you so much for your great generosity enabling a total of £1,208.60 (£750.00 Burton Leonard an increase of £33.00 from last year, £458.60 from Bishop Monkton a drop...

Published by Pip Garside on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 19:40
BM News

Thank you so much for your great generosity enabling a total of £1,208.60 (£750.00 Burton Leonard an increase of £33.00 from last year, £458.60 from Bishop Monkton a drop...

Published by Pip Garside on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 19:28
BM News

Join the monthly Church Village Draw - a great way for you to support St John the Baptist Church whilst having a bit of fun!    The cost of a number is £5 per month (or £60 per yea...

Published by Pip Garside on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:00
BM News

The winning numbers for the September draw are:

1st Prize      48

2nd Prize      10

3rd Prize    &nbs...

Published by Sheila Murray on Mon, 8 Jul 2019 17:18
BL News

As part of the Burton Leonard Feast festivities, the church held an open air service followed by a picnic on the green on Sunday 8th July at 4pm.  ...

Published by Sheila Murray on Sun, 9 Jun 2019 15:40
BM News

It was noticed this weekend that we have some new visitors to our church.   But are these ones who should be welcomed or discouraged?

Published by Sheila Murray on Sun, 9 Jun 2019 15:34
BL News

At both this month's All Age/Altogether Services we have been journeying on our Disciple Ship to Grimsby.   (This is just an imaginary trip).  We were learning from two disciples of ...

Published by Pip Garside on Tue, 4 Jun 2019 10:04
BM News

68 people attended our party, Bishop Monkton School Choir entertained us and £180 was raised for the Church Fabric Appeal.  Thanks to everyone who supported us.

Published by Sheila Murray on Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:24
BL News

Our Annual Easter Dawn Service, celebrating the resurrection of Christ,

took place on the Top Green of Burton Leonar...

Published by Sheila Murray on Sat, 20 Apr 2019 17:28
BM News

The flower arrangers have been busy decorating the church ready for the Easter celebrations on Sunday morning.


Published by Sheila Murray on Thu, 7 Mar 2019 15:57
BM News

A huge thank you to all of you who have given so generously to our Fabric Appeal.  So far we have raised just over £25,000  Only another £3,000 to go before we can do the immediate work...

Published by Sheila Murray on Sat, 8 Dec 2018 22:28
BM News

On Friday 7th December Bishop Monkton opened its doors to their Christmas Tree Festival.   22 organisations from the village had created trees of varying sizes, styles and colours depicti...

Events and activities

29
OCT

Escaping from Colditz

Date: 
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 19:00 - 22:30
Bishop Monkton Village Hall Knaresborough Road, HG3 3TN Harrogate, United Kingdom

01
NOV

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 1 November 2019 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

16
NOV

Safari Supper

Date: 
Saturday, 16 November 2019 19:00 - 23:30
In homes around Bishop Monkton

30
NOV

BL Christmas fayre

Date: 
Saturday, 30 November 2019 (all day)

06
DEC

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 6 December 2019 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

03
JAN

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 3 January 2020 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

07
FEB

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 7 February 2020 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

06
MAR

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 6 March 2020 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

03
APR

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 3 April 2020 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

01
MAY

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 1 May 2020 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

05
JUN

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 5 June 2020 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

03
JUL

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 3 July 2020 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

07
AUG

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 7 August 2020 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

04
SEP

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 4 September 2020 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

02
OCT

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 2 October 2020 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

06
NOV

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 6 November 2020 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

04
DEC

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 4 December 2020 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

01
JAN

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 1 January 2021 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

05
FEB

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 5 February 2021 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

05
MAR

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 5 March 2021 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

02
APR

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 2 April 2021 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

07
MAY

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 7 May 2021 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

04
JUN

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 4 June 2021 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

02
JUL

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 2 July 2021 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

06
AUG

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 6 August 2021 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

03
SEP

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 3 September 2021 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

01
OCT

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 1 October 2021 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

05
NOV

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 5 November 2021 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

03
DEC

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 3 December 2021 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

07
JAN

Coffee and Cake Morning

Date: 
Friday, 7 January 2022 09:45 - 12:00
St John's Church, Bishop Monkton
£2.50 for unlimited coffee and a piece of cake

Upcoming Services

20
OCT

BCP Holy Communion BL

Date: 
Sunday, 20 October 2019 09:00 - 09:45
St Leonards, Burton Leonard

20
OCT

Parish Eucharist BM

Date: 
Sunday, 20 October 2019 10:30 - 11:30
St John the Baptist, Bishop Monkton

27
OCT

BCP Holy Communion BM

Date: 
Sunday, 27 October 2019 09:00 - 09:45
St John the Baptist, Bishop Monkto

27
OCT

Kingdom Kids!

Date: 
Sunday, 27 October 2019 10:20 - 11:30
St Leonard's Hall, Burton Leonard

27
OCT

Parish Eucharist BL Sheila's Last Service

Date: 
Sunday, 27 October 2019 10:30 - 11:30
St Leonards Burton Leonar

03
NOV

BCP Holy Communion BL

Date: 
Sunday, 3 November 2019 09:00 - 09:45
St Leonard Church, Burton Leonard

03
NOV

Cafe Church in Bishop Monkton

Date: 
Sunday, 3 November 2019 10:15 - 11:15
St John the Baptist, Bishop Monkton

10
NOV

Remembrance Sunday Service

Date: 
Sunday, 10 November 2019 10:30 - 11:30
St John the Baptist, Bishop Monkton

10
NOV

Remembrance Sunday Service

Date: 
Sunday, 10 November 2019 10:30 - 11:30
St Leonards Church Burton Leonard

17
NOV

BCP Holy Communion BL

Date: 
Sunday, 17 November 2019 09:00 - 09:45
St Leonards, Burton Leonard

17
NOV

Parish Eucharist BM

Date: 
Sunday, 17 November 2019 10:30 - 11:30
St John the Baptist, Bishop Monkton

24
NOV

BCP Holy Communion BM

Date: 
Sunday, 24 November 2019 09:00 - 09:45
St John the Baptist, Bishop Monkto

24
NOV

Kingdom Kids!

Date: 
Sunday, 24 November 2019 10:20 - 11:30
St Leonard's Hall, Burton Leonard

24
NOV

Parish Eucharist BL

Date: 
Sunday, 24 November 2019 10:30 - 11:30
St Leonards Burton Leonar

01
DEC

BCP Holy Communion BL

Date: 
Sunday, 1 December 2019 09:00 - 09:45
St Leonard Church, Burton Leonard

01
DEC

All Age Service BM

Date: 
Sunday, 1 December 2019 10:30 - 11:30
St John the Baptist, Bishop Monkton

08
DEC

BCP Holy Communion BM

Date: 
Sunday, 8 December 2019 09:00 - 09:45
St John the Baptist, Bishop Monkton

08
DEC

All Together @ 10.30 BL

Date: 
Sunday, 8 December 2019 10:30 - 11:30
St Leonards Church Burton Leonard

15
DEC

BCP Holy Communion BL

Date: 
Sunday, 15 December 2019 09:00 - 09:45
St Leonards, Burton Leonard

15
DEC

Parish Eucharist BM

Date: 
Sunday, 15 December 2019 10:30 - 11:30
St John the Baptist, Bishop Monkton

22
DEC

BCP Holy Communion BM

Date: 
Sunday, 22 December 2019 09:00 - 09:45
St John the Baptist, Bishop Monkto

22
DEC

Kingdom Kids!

Date: 
Sunday, 22 December 2019 10:20 - 11:30
St Leonard's Hall, Burton Leonard

22
DEC

Parish Eucharist BL

Date: 
Sunday, 22 December 2019 10:30 - 11:30
St Leonards Burton Leonar

05
JAN

BCP Holy Communion BL

Date: 
Sunday, 5 January 2020 09:00 - 09:45
St Leonard Church, Burton Leonard

05
JAN

All Age Service BM

Date: 
Sunday, 5 January 2020 10:30 - 11:30
St John the Baptist, Bishop Monkton

12
JAN

BCP Holy Communion BM

Date: 
Sunday, 12 January 2020 09:00 - 09:45
St John the Baptist, Bishop Monkton

12
JAN

All Together @ 10.30 BL

Date: 
Sunday, 12 January 2020 10:30 - 11:30
St Leonards Church Burton Leonard

19
JAN

BCP Holy Communion BL

Date: 
Sunday, 19 January 2020 09:00 - 09:45
St Leonards, Burton Leonard

19
JAN

Parish Eucharist BM

Date: 
Sunday, 19 January 2020 10:30 - 11:30
St John the Baptist, Bishop Monkton

26
JAN

BCP Holy Communion BM

Date: 
Sunday, 26 January 2020 09:00 - 09:45
St John the Baptist, Bishop Monkto
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