The Yorkshire Dales

Breakfast Worton North Yorkshire

We are a rural Anglican church near to Aysgarth Falls, Wensleydale.

The church has served the villages and communities of the area for over 1, 000 years. It is a place of regular worship, pray and peaceful reflection.

The church is the home of the Jervaulx Screen and much more of historical interest since being almost totally rebuilt in 1866. It has the largest churchyard in England.

St. Andrew's Church is part of the Penhill Benefice which also includes the churches in Castle Bolton & Redmire, West Witton and Preston under Scar with Wensley.

Every 5th Sunday we celebrate a Benefice Holy Communion Service at 10.30am in one of the churces in the benefice. Please check calendar for venue.

The Benefice Mission Statement

The Penhill Benefice is committed to show the love of God and the saving grace of Jesus. We share together as the body of Christ, in prayer, worship, ministry and fellowship.

In the power of the Holy Spirit we are called to mission and outreach

and to be a support and comfort in the community.

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Rev Lynn Purvis-Lee

The Vicarage
North Yorkshire



Penhill Together Service

Every 2nd Sunday in the month the Penhill Benefice Churches, Aysgarth, Castle Bolton, Redmire, Preston under Scar, Wensley & West Witton all join together for a Penhill Together Service. The service is at 10.30am and rotates in churches in the benefice. Please see our church notice boards, pew sheets, Penhill Beacon magazine and D&S Times newspaper.

Every second Sunday at 10:30 AM

Penhill Praise

Every 5th Sunday in the month Penhill Benefice churches meet for a Penhill Praise Family Service which rotates around the churches in the benefice - Aysgarth, Castle Bolton, Redmire, Preston under Scar, Wensley & West Witton. Please see our church notice boards, pew sheets, Penhill Beacon magazine and D&S Times for more information.

Every fifth Sunday at 10:30 AM

Holy Communion Service

Every first and third Sunday at 11:00 AM

Morning Prayer Service

Every fourth Sunday at 11:00 AM


Prayer Fellowship (See newsletter and other information link for venue)

A monthly Prayer Fellowship Meeting. This is for the whole Benefice. There is a theme for the evening and then there is a time of prayer. The real purpose of the group is to pray for the world, the Diocese, the Benefice, the sick and any group or situation that need prayer. This group is for everyone so please come and join in. VENUE: See church newsletter

Dates sometimes vary. See church noticeboards, pew sheet, etc.

Monday at 7:30 PM


EVERY TWO MONTHS at Sycamore Hall, Bainbridge. See Penhill Beacon, pew sheets and D&S Times for next meeting.

Saturday at 8:30 AM

Other information

A Church Near You ID (venue number): 3168

Built: 1866

Architect: Part of tower medieval, rest 1866 by Green

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