Welcome to

St. Matthew's Church

We aspire to be an open and growing Christian community, serving our diverse neighbourhood



Sunday 28th November at 10am
First  Sunday of Advent

Holy Communion

Sunday 5th December at 10am

Holy Communion

Friday 10th December at 4pm

Living Advent Calendar Window Reveal

Sunday 12th December at 10am

Toy Service with Carols

Donation of new toys welcome
Also retiring collection for the Foodbank

Sunday 19th December at 10am

Holy Communion

Wednesday 22nd December at 11am

Holy Communion

Christmas Eve at 4pm

Carol Service and the Greatest Story Ever Told

Booking required Now Fully Booked

Christmas Day at 10am

Christmas Communion

Boxing Day

A Celtic Holy Communion

A said Service

We're not Zooming at the moment but when we are,

we're here

Meeting ID: 783 1846 2049

Passcode: 153251

Join by phone 0131 4601196.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DONATE FOOD - please visit Notices

If you need help with shopping or getting prescriptions due to having to self-isolate, please call

0113 378 1877

This number is administered by Leeds City Council, from where your request will be processed.

Voluntary Action Leeds are helping with this work, and can pass your request to local community groups who then arrange to mobilise volunteers to help.

CHURCH HOMELESS TRUST – as a response to our recent Service for Homeless Sunday, please consider making a donation to this national charity or to local homeless charities such as  St George’s Crypt, St Anne’s community service. Visit their websites for details and see below.  The need is more pressing than ever.  The Church Homeless Trust website gives valuable practical advice on how to help homeless people.

Donations to charities working for the Homeless:


St. George's Crypt  Great George St, Leeds, LS1 3BR

Emmaus Leeds  St Mary's St, Leeds LS9 7DP


Simon on the Streets  Crown House, 94 Armley Rd, Armley, Leeds LS12 2EJ



DePaul UK

Crisis UK

WYDAN Newsletter

Our beautiful building already provides:
- Night Shelter for destitute asylum seekers.
- Performance space for youth musical theatre.

- A place for The Russian Orthodox Church.
- Community Cafe.
- Bookable Meeting Room and Kitchen

for local groups.
- Classical music concerts with opportunities for
amateur participation.

- Welcome for our local schools
And a place of Worship and Prayer.
When we can open up again, we would love to have enough light for all of this, but our current lighting system is quickly fading. Please consider making a donation if you can. We want to share the light with all our community.  Please visit the give a little website.

Find more help


St Gemma's and Wheatfields Hospices have launched a Covid-19 support line, for anyone in Leeds who has ill relatives or friends or who has lost a loved one from Covid-19. To access the support line, call St Gemma’s Hospice on 0113 218 5544 or Wheatfields Hospice on 0113 203 3369.  Further information, please visit -




Church of England online resources -

Check out the website for prayer and worship at:

Time to pray, Daily Prayer and Reflections apps:

or start your search from the Church of England's homepage

Take a short cut to this useful page about prayer

This link leads to useful information about coping with isolation

Worship for Everyone (on Facebook) You may like something from the following:

Family Worship for all ages, led by a family:

There are some great Bible apps out there. We like:


a free national phone line available 24 hours a day on 0800 804 8044
offers music, prayers and reflections.

We encourage you to support:

North and West Leeds Foodbank  a project founded by local churches and community groups, working together towards stopping hunger in our local area.

PAFRAS supporting refugees and asylum seekers in Leeds since 2003.

WYDAN a network of organisations and individuals across West Yorkshire, supporting destitute asylum seekers.


Thrive Leeds enables children, young people and families to enjoy life, grow in confidence and develop faith in Jesus. See our Notices page





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