• St James, Parish Church of Wetherby with Linton

    'At the Heart of the Community'
    in the historic market town of Wetherby

    Welcome to our website 

    We are...   

    a lively, friendly church with a variety of services to suit all ages and tastes.
    We seek to follow Jesus Christ, to learn from him and be changed by his transforming presence.

    The Church is complemented by the Church Room (large hall) and the very busy Church Centre
    (former school), where a huge range of clubs, events and activities take place.

    We hope...

    that you will come and join us and see for yourself how everyone is important,
    from our tiniest toddlers to our eldest valued members.

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  • Please click on the link for full job descriptions for the above vacancies


    Two very rare opportunities...

    We currently have a vacancy for an inspirational
     Director of Music

    Following the retirement, after some 13 years of leadership, of our distinguished Director of Music, we are looking to appoint an outstanding musician with energy, vision and strong choir training skills to develop our choir and music across the spectrum of church life.

    We have a strong musical tradition at St James’ and believe that with the right person as Director of Music there is potential to develop our musical worship so that we can involve more people and increase the excellence of music in all of our worship. 


    And we also have a vacancy for a new 


    The job, briefly, is to  provide a welcome to all using St James’ Church building
    and promote the church as a place of hospitality,
    sanctuary and outreach in the name of Christ.

    The Verger, often the first point of call for many, is a key person to communicate
    the welcome that in Christ all receive.

    To ensure that all users of the church adhere to Health and Safety rules as
    laid down by the PCC.

    To assist the clergy, readers, and wardens in the conduct of worship within the church.

    Please click on the link for full job descriptions for the above vacancies:


    The full job descriptions and application forms are available from:
    The Parish Office - Tel 01937 583074, Email - stjames@dslpipex.com

    Enhanced DBS clearance will be required for both positions

    For more information about either roles please contact the Priest in Charge,
    Brendan Giblin 01937 520951  

     (Closing dates 8 December)


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