The Rectory
Rectory Drive
S60 4JG
Whiston Parish Church
St Mary Magdalene, Whiston; Rotherham


Welcome to the official website of Whiston Parish Church. We are a Church of England parish church in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. We stand at the heart of our community; serving Whiston Village, The Grange Estate, The Duke-of-Norfolk Estate; Upper Whiston, Morthen and other outlying areas.

Whiston Parish Church has been serving God and His people of Whiston and Upper Whiston for 800 years. It has been described as a 'hidden gem' of Rotherham because of its beautiful setting. All who visit talk of the warm and joy-filled welcome that they receive. The Church is a place of prayer, a place of worship, a place of Christian friendship and fellowship. As a Church family in Whiston, we aim to play an active and full part in the Sheffield Diocesan vision 'to grow a sustainable network of Christ-like, lively and diverse Christian communities in every place which are effective in making disciples and in seeking to transform our society and God's world.'

We welcome all with open arms and God's unconditional love to join our friendly congregation as we gather together in fellowship, praise and worship.

We are currently in a period of interregnum. Please keep us in your thoughts and prayers as we seek God's guidance on a new Rector.

Thank you

Service Times

Sunday Services

Monthly Services November and December 2017

9.45 am

Parish Communion and Starfish Gang
All Age Family Service (Second Sunday)

Sun, 26th Nov

9.45 am
6.00 pm

Parish Eucharist
Evening Prayer

6.00 pm

Choral Evensong
Healing Service / Parish Communion (Second Sunday)
Evening Prayer (Third and Fourth Sunday)

Sun, 3rd Dec
Start of Advent

9.45 am
6.00 pm

Parish Eucharist
Advent Carol Service

Wednesday Service

Sat, 9th Dec

12.00 -
3.00 pm

Christmas Tree Festival and Fayre (below)

10.30 am
Every Wednesday unless stated

Holy Communion followed by refreshments

Sun, 10th Dec

9.45 am
6.00 pm

All Age Family Service
Parish Communion

There will be no Wednesday Service on 27th December 2017.

Thurs, 14th Dec

7.00 pm

Christmas Concert (below)

This Week's Notice Sheet - w/c 19th November 2017

Please click here to download.

Sun, 17th Dec

9.45 am
6.00 pm

Parish Eucharist
Nine Lessons and Carols


Sun, 24th Dec
Christmas Eve

9.45 am
5.00 pm
11.30 pm

Parish Eucharist
Crib Service
Midnight Communion


Mon, 25th Dec
Christmas Day

10.30 am

Family Communion

Sun, 31st Dec New Year's Eve

9.45 am
6.00 pm

Parish Eucharist
No Service at Whiston

Christmas Concert 2017

- Donating by SMS Text Message -

Would you like to donate to the work and ministry of the church but don't have any cash on your person? Don't worry, thanks to JustTextGiving, you can now give straight from your mobile phone by SMS text message. You can also gift-aid your donation so that we can claim back any tax you may have paid.

To donate, simply text WPCC10, followed by a space, a poundsign (£) and the amount to 70070. For example:

  • To donate £1.00 text WPCC10 £1 to 70070
  • To donate £5.00 text WPCC10 £5 to 70070
  • To donate £10.00 text WPCC10 £10 to 70070

Available denominations are £1.00, £2.00, £3.00; £4.00, £5.00 and £10.00.

We really appreciate your support to maintain this lovely church and its ministry. Thank you, and God bless you.

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