These are small informal groups of people from the Church who meet regularly, usually at someone’s home. They provide the opportunity to read and discuss the Bible together, to pray together and to get to know one another.
Contact: Jackie Hird 01943 462858
Local to Global – Information Page
Local to Global is the name given to the church group set up in 2015 by Otley Parish Church. The name denotes our interest in specific work at home and abroad. From 2018 we have chosen two charities which seek to support the needy and the vulnerable on their doorstep in multiple ways. Visit our Information Page to find out more.
Newall Ladies’ Fellowship – More Information
Meets on the 2nd Monday in the month, 2.00 – 4.00pm in the Parish Room.
Contact: Val Tait 01943 464032
Craftynuts – More Information
An arts and crafts group which meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays from 10am until noon in the Parish Room. Everyone welcome.
Contact: Lynne Barber 01943 466493
Seeking to develop an Eco-congregation. Meets approximately every 2 months to discuss green issues and also undertake practical work within the church.
Contact: Dave Cherry 01943 463896
Sunday mornings – The bells ring for half an hour before the 10.30am service.
Monday evening – 6pm – 7pm. A ‘silent’ additional practice using our Simulator – for beginners and extra practice
Thursday evening practice – 7.30 – 9pm
Other Planned Ringing Occasions: as required
Otley Parish Church Bellringers
Tower Captain – Julia Thornely
Facebook: Otley Bells
Steel Magnolias are a group of women who are no longer young in body but still young in mind and spirit who get together every month, usually on a Wednesday, for social activities. If you are interested in joining us for any of our events and activities please contact Shirley Parker 01943 466956 for more details. We’ll be very pleased to see you!
Knit and Natter Group – More Information
Meet in the in the Parish Room during Saturday Cafe on the 2nd Saturday in the month
Contact: Jo Briscoe 01943 466515
Church Music Groups –
If you can sing or play an instrument you may like to consider joining one of our music groups.
Worship Singing Team provides a singing lead at all main services.
Worship Band plays at Activate services and some 10.30am services.
Church Choir meets frequently to rehearse, but sings only at festival occasions.
Mixed Instrument Band often plays on the 1st Sunday of each month at the 10.30am All-Age Service. Also, at major festivals.
Church Choir and Band – More Information
Contact: Pam Beck – firstname.lastname@example.org