Cookridge Methodist Church

Minister: Revd J Lightowler

Service Times:

  • Worship, Sunday 10.30am  
    CARE  - Please note morning time change for this plan                   
  • Creche and Junior Church, Sunday 10.30am
  • All Age Service, First Sunday of the month 10.30am
  • Messy Church, Monthly Saturday 11.30am-1.30pm (look out for publicity to confirm dates)

Contact: Via Circuit Office or via our minister, Revd Jo Lightowler

Address: Otley Old Road, Cookridge, Leeds, LS16 7DF


Leeds South & West Methodist Church Circuit



About us: A group of about 50, mostly older adults from the Cookridge area, meet on Sunday mornings for worship and to share conversation and refreshments. Our younger families join us on Sundays when they can, and are also forming the foundation of a Messy Church congregation who meet monthly on a Saturday. Sunday worship usually follows a traditional Methodist pattern and we benefit from a range of preachers and leaders of worship from across the Leeds South and West Circuit. Our first Sunday service in the month is geared to the needs of our younger members and usually include our Scouting and Guiding groups. Messy Church is a more informal worship experience with activity, celebration and food.

Our community has a strong family feel, and we aim to welcome and include all who come. Our building is very important in our life together, as it enables us to host a wide variety of community groups, as well as offering different opportunities for worship, prayer and bible study. We believe that relationship between individuals, within our community and with God is key to a flourishing society, and we hope to make spaces where each of those relationships can grow.

Leeds South & West Methodist Church Circuit

   Messy Church

What's on:

  • Brownies and Guides
  • Beavers, Cubs and Scouts
  • Lunch Club
  • Afternoon Tea Group
  • Bible Study Group
  • Film Society monthly on a Wednesday evening.
  • Thursday Group, mixed group with varied programme.
  • Horticultural Society
  • Quarterly second hand book and jigsaw sales
  • Annual Toy Sale (November)
  • Christmas Tree Festival
  • We host Little Explorers of Cookridge pre-school
  • Twice yearly Table Top Sales
  • Vibe Performing Arts Group

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Circuit Plan

At the moment our plan for worship is provisional and is being sent out to churches, if you would like a copy please contact the circuit office.
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