Diocese of York

From the feast day of Ascension on 25th May through to the feast day of Pentecost 4th June, St Wilfrid’s Church will be joining with the wider Church of England to pray for the parishes we serve.

Locally we will be linking with St Mary’s Church in South Milford, All Saint’s Church in Ledsham, and St James’ Church in Fairburn.

Each day during this period one of the churches will be holding an hour of prayer for their local community – the programme is as follows…


Thursday 25th May at 7.30pm

  • St Wilfrid’s Church, Monk Fryston
  • Communion for Ascension followed by prayers for Monk Fryston


Friday 26th May at 9.00am

  • St Mary’s Church, South Milford
  • [Prayers for South Milford]


Saturday 27th May at 12noon


  • All Saints’ Church, Ledsham
  • [Prayers for Ledsham, Ledston and Fairburn]

Sunday 28th May at 6.00pm

  • St Wilfrid’s Church, Monk Fryston
  • [Prayers for St Wilfrid’s Church]

Monday 29th May at 9.00am


  • St Mary’s Church, South Milford
  • [Prayers for Lumby]

Tuesday 30th May at 7.30pm


  • St Wilfrid’s Church, Monk Fryston
  • [Prayers for Hillam]


Wednesday 31st May at 9.45am


  • St Mary’s Church, South Milford
  • [Communion Service followed by prayers for St Mary’s Church]


Thursday 1st June at 7.30pm


  • St Wilfrid’s Church, Monk Fryston
  • [Prayers for Burton Salmon]

Friday 2nd June at 9.00am


  • St Mary’s Church, South Milford
  • [Prayers for Newthorpe]


Saturday 3rd June at 12noon


  • St James’ Church, Fairburn
  • [Prayers for Fairburn, Ledston and Ledsham]

Sunday 4th June at 6.00pm


  • St Mary’s Church, South Milford
  • [Service of Worship, Praise and Prayer for Pentecost]



People are welcome to stay for the whole hour, or just call in for little while to offer their own prayers for their community.