The joint Benefice comprises the parishes of St. Thomas a Becket, Hampsthwaite with Felliscliffe & St. Thomas the Apostle, Killinghall and St. James Birstwith (for St. James, follow this link: www.birstwithchurch.co.uk )
St Thomas a Becket is a Church of England parish church serving the village community of Hampsthwaite in the beautiful countryside beyond central Harrogate. It has a vibrant worshipping community with a welcoming Sunday School, an enthusiastic choir and a wide range of groups and activities. Click on the various links to see what we hope to offer you.
St. Thomas the Apostle is a Church of England parish church serving the village community of Killinghall and the surrounding areas on the outskirts of Harrogate. It has a growing worshipping community with an enthusiastic Sunday School, a small, but keen, choir and a wide range of groups and activities. Click on the links to find what you are looking for.
We hope you do find what you are looking for on these pages and we would be delighted to welcome you, either as a visitor or to join us in worship and fellowship, in the love of God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
With every blessing
Reverend Chrissy Wilson - Vicar
A Letter to the Parish from Chrissy - October 2014