A warm welcome always awaits all who come to our churches.

    We are a Church of England Benefice in the Anglican Diocese of Leeds.

    There are three Parishes in the Benefice: St Mary the Less Allerton Bywater, St Mary’s Kippax and St Mary's Swillington. They serve the communities of Allerton Bywater, Kippax, Great Preston, Little Preston and Swillington



    Our three Churches will still be open as they have been on our usual days 
    but for Private Prayer only:
    Allerton Bywater: Wednesday 6.00pm to 7.00pm
    Kippax: 9.30am to 11.30am
    Swillington: 10.00am to 12noon
    The wearing of face masks is mandatory in our Churches. 
    Hand sanitiser must be used on entry and social distancing must be observed. 

    There will be no Morning or Evening prayers together in the church.

    All our worship (Sunday and Midweek Prayers) are now online on Facebook - St Mary's Church Swillington:
    Sunday Worship 10.30am and 6pm
    Daily Prayer:
    Morning Prayer 9.30 Monday to Thursday and 11.30 Saturday
    Mid Day Prayer: 12.15 Monday to Thursday
    Evening Prayer: 5pm Monday to Thursday (6.30pm on Wednesdays)

    There will be no 9.00am Communions/Eucharists during Lockdown.

    Funerals can still take place but not Baptisms or Weddings.

    There are some exemptions to the wearing of masks. Please click on the link to the full guidance from the church which contains useful information about exemptions and how to wear and store a mask safely.
    Please keep looking here for updates or on our Facebook Pages as listed at the bottom of this page
     For queries please speak to the Church Wardens:
    Allerton Bywater
    Mrs Lisa Fawcett - 20 St Aidan's Road, Great Preston, Leeds 
    LS26 8AZ; Telephone: 0113-286 2730 
    Mrs Lynne Tomlinson - 39 Leeds Road, Allerton Bywater 
    WF10 2ES  Telephone: 01977-554285 
    Mrs Janet Holland - 23 Whitehouse Crescent, Great Preston,
    Leeds LS26 8BL; Telephone: 0113-286 4768
    Mr John Speller - Fiora, 4 Weetlands Close, Kippax,
    Leeds LS25 7PH Telephone: 0113-286 7846
    Mrs Dawn Marshall - 22 Neville Grove, Swillington, Leeds
     LS26 8QN Telephone: 0113-286 2314
    Mrs Diana Puxty - 21 Lowther Drive, Swillington Leeds
    LS26 8QG Phone: 0113 2864465


    You can also follow us on Facebook:

    St Mary the Less - Allerton Bywater 
    St Mary's Church - Kippax 
    St Mary's Church - Swillington  


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