Church services in the Parish.

Sunday 29 January Joint parishes service, Orleton 10.30am.

FEBRUARY

Sunday 5 February Holy Communion – Book of Common Prayer, Croft 9.30am.
Sunday 12 February Holy Communion – Common Worship, Yarpole 9.30am.
Sunday 19 February Holy Communion – Book of Common Prayer, Yarpole 8.30am.
Sunday 26 February Themed non communion service – led by Ludlow Quakers Yarpole 9.30am.

MARCH

Sunday 5 March Holy Communion – Book of Common Prayer, Croft 9.30am.
Sunday 12 March Holy Communion – Common Worship, Yarpole 9.30am.
Sunday 19 March Holy Communion – Book of Common Prayer, Yarpole 8.30am.
Sunday 26 March Themed non communion service, Yarpole 9.30am.

Changes to the programme will be displayed on notice boards and on the Community website

Anyone wishing to contact a priest please phone:
Rev. Matthew Burns on 01568 614399, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For other information please phone: Priory Office 612124 Monday to Friday 9.30 – 1.00
Churchwarden Barbara Nurse (780637) 

Safeguarding Policy.

This policy applies to St Leonard’s and to St Michaels and All Angels Croft.

Croft with Yarpole and Lucton PCC takes a ‘whole Church’ approach to safeguarding. This means that all organisations, Church bodies, officers and ministers involved in activities at St Leonard’s and Croft are committed to consistent safeguarding policy and practice. Everyone associated with our churches who comes into contact with children, young people and adults, has a role to play in safeguarding.

If you have any concerns please contact: Barbara Nurse, Parish Safeguarding Officer – 01568 780637, Matthew Burns, vicar – 01568 614399 or Mandy McPhee, Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor – 07875 757396.

To read the Safeguarding Policy, please follow the link.

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Yarpole is a parish of 700 people situated in North Herefordshire, midway between the market towns of Leominster to the south and Ludlow to the north. Visit Leominster Western Parishes regularly to see Matthew’s updates, including posts from Bishop Richard and Archdeacon Derek.

The Parish of Yarpole is unusual in that there are two working parish churches. St Leonard's situated in the village of Yarpole and St Michael and All Angels Church situated next to Croft Castle, a National Trust property. Many visitors assume that the church is managed by the National Trust as it is part of a visit to the estate. The National Trust does not contribute to the running costs of St Michael and All Angels church.

St Michael and All Angels Church at Croft. The small church is situated in the grounds of Croft Castle, owned by the National Trust. The church, however, is still a working church and is looked after by the Parish. 

Money is always needed to help with the maintenance of these two lovely churches. If you are able to help please use the donation button below.

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We use Golden Giving, a charitable website which ensures that we receive more of your donation to us. Sites such as JustGiving charge a fee of 5% on each donation as well as a monthly fee. This clearly reduces the value of any donations to us.

If you are happy to make your donation using a cheque or BACS we receive the whole amount. This can be done via Golden Giving by selecting 'Alternatively, you can compare and choose an alternative payment method, including PayPal, bank transfer and cheque' at the top of the webpage. Golden Giving will claim any Gift Aid on our behalf

The churches of St Leonard’s and St Michael’s take seriously the care and protection of adults and children. If you have any concerns please contact: Barbara Nurse, Parish Safeguarding Officer – 01568 780637, Matthew Burns, vicar – 01568 614399 or Mandy McPhee, Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor – 07875 757396.