Welcome to St Mary the Virgin, Embsay with Eastby 


Holy Week and Easter Services

  • Sunday 13th: Palm Sunday: 5pm BBC Songs of Praise from Bradford Cathedral

  • Monday 14th April: 7.30pm- Communion Service at Holy Trinity, Skipton

  • Tuesday 15th April: 7.30pm - Communion Service at St Mary's 

  • Wednesday 16th: 7.30pm - Tenebrae: a Service of Shadows, at Christ Church Skipton

  • Thursday 17th April: 7.30pm - Maundy Thursday service with foot washing and Watch until midnight.  

  • Friday 18th April Good Friday: 10.00am -1pm - All Age Workshop at St Mary’s, finishing with a shared meal.    7.00pm - Joint Service of Music and Readings at the Methodist Chapel.

  • Saturday 19th April: 8.30pm; Easter Vigil

  • Sunday 20th April: 9.30am; Easter Family Communion Service at St Mary’s 7pm- Easter Songs of Praise at the Methodist Chapel


Our main Sunday Service takes place at 9.30am.


Morning Prayer is said in the church every weekday at 8.30am 

Mid-week Communion Service on Tuesdays at 10.30am. 

The church is open for teas every Tuesday between 2 and 4pm. 

Smiley Faces, our weekly toddler group, takes place every Friday
in term-time from 1.45 - 3.15pm, for pre-school children and their carers.  Play, craft, singing, Bible stories, and lots of time to chat.


For all enquiries contact Revd. Louise Taylor-Kenyon on 01756 798057

 email: toft@phonecoop.coop

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 St Mary's Church is situated between the two villages of Embsay and Eastby on the Southern edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, close to Skipton.  St Mary's is an Anglican church within the Bradford Diocese. We are clustered with Holy Trinity, Skipton and St Augustine's in Draughton.