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This morning, 32 of us gathered in Knayton Village Hall for the latest of our less formal services of Cafe Church. We had originally only planned to have two of these services, but they have been so popular that we have carried on! We had plenty of time to share […]

An Insight into Cafe Church



Happy Easter from all of us at Leake. We had a joyful Easter communion service this morning, which was so well attended we nearly ran out of seats and hymn books! The children decorated Easter eggs and enjoyed an egg hunt after the service, while the grown ups tucked into […]

Happy Easter!



Our annual meeting will follow Cafe Church at 10.30am on March 12th in Knayton Village Hall. This is our most important church meeting of the year, at which we discuss recent developments and our plans for the year ahead. We will also elect our church council and church wardens. All […]

Annual Meeting



Rev’d Trevor Lewis has been working in our group of parishes for a number of years, but at Leake we have mainly got to know him last year, when he provided cover during our vicar’s illness. He has been a huge support to us. Sadly for us, he is now […]

Thank You Trevor



Congratulations to Darren and Becky, who plan to marry at Leake in 2018 – after many years of driving past “our little church”. Oh, and we have a very cute door too!

Congratulations



We decided to experiment with a new service format this month. Called “Cafe Church”, it was held in one of our village halls and was much less formal than our usual services. We shared coffee and cakes, before singing some popular hymns that had been chosen by the congregation. We […]

Cafe Church



We were delighted to hear that Shaun and Caroline got engaged while visiting Leake at New Year. They are regular travellers on the A19 who have particularly appreciated seeing the night time lighting of the church. We wish them every happiness in their life together. Leake has been the scene […]

Congratulations to Shaun and Caroline



Thank you to everyone who made Christmas at Leake so special. The church was decorated with a large tree, crib scene and many candles. We welcomed a significant number of people to our carol service and to midnight mass, as well as people who dropped in to see the church […]

Christmas at Leake



We were delighted to welcome the Archdeacon of Cleveland to our service of remembrance this year. The end of our two minutes silence was marked by the playing of a bugle – and a fly past by the RAF. This was presumably for another service nearby, but we’ll happily take […]

Remembrance Sunday



We were delighted to welcome the Bishop of Whitby this summer. He took one of our services and has also kindly agreed to take our harvest festival in a few weeks – see the “What’s On” page. He is pictured here outside of the church with our churchwardens.

Visit by the bishop