Welcome to the Erringden Benefice

  • St John's and St Michael's

    St Michael's Mytholmroyd  St John's Cragg Vale 

    St Michael 

    Church Street,

    Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire, HX7 5DS

    Map to find us

    St John the Baptist in the Wilderness 

    Church Bank Lane

    Cragg Vale, West Yorkshire, HX7 5TF

    Map to find us


    The two churches of St Michael's and St John the Baptist in the Wilderness     

    work together as the Erringden Benefice, part of the Diocese of Leeds within the Church of England in the worldwide family of Anglican churches. 

    We warmly welcome those who live and work in this   area or those who are visiting. We are a community made up of all sorts  of  people - different ages and backgrounds, who together are   learning more about God, and want to share the good news they have discovered.

    Safeguarding is important to us. Please see the link on the side panel for further details.
    Due to current restrictions churches are closed for worship and to visitors. We have had to adapt and change how we meet for worship and social activities. We are currently using Zoom to meet and broadcast services, meetings and social events.  Services are also broadcast live to Facebook. Here is a list of current activities. Just click the words in bold blue to go to the event. The words are also available if you require them.
    Sunday Worship is at 10.30am and lasts about 45 minutes. Go to the service via ZOOM or watch live on FACEBOOK.     

    Here are the words for the Sunday service if you want them.

    Evening Prayer is at 7pm Monday to Friday and lasts about 15 minutes. Go to the service via ZOOM or watch live on FACEBOOK.

    Here are the words of service and the readings.



    Blessings Bible Study will run for 4 weeks on Wednesdays at 7.30pm starting from 6th May. Join us on ZOOM.
    Week 1 - What is a blessing?

    Week 2 - The Aaronic blessing

    Week 3 - The Grace

    Week 4 - Seasonal blessings


    Brew/Open Church.  Meet for a chat over tea or coffee.  On Tuesday's between 2-3pm. All welcome.  Join us on ZOOM.  


    Weekly Newsletter. Can be found here and is updated every Friday for the next week. Contains the latest news and further details on the above services/events.


    Clergy Contact details


    Cathy Reardon:


    01422 883944


    Daniel Miles: 




    Martin Macdonald: 




    Coronervirus Support Information for our area.




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