Advent and Christmas 2016
You are warmly invited to join us for our Advent and Christmas Services.
We wish you all a holy, peaceful and blessed Christmas
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Since 2010, the churches of All Saints Pavement, St Denys, St Helen, St Martin and St Olave have been working together under a Priest-in-Charge, who now also covers Holy Trinity Micklegate and St Lawrence. We offer a variety of worship through different services in our churches, with the hospitality of the Eucharist at the heart of everything we do. Each has a distinctive character, which we hope you will explore. Come, and you will see.
- All Saints Pavement – the Guild and Civic church of York. Uses the Book of Common Prayer.
- St Denys – a traditional parish church with services signed for the deaf and hard of hearing (1st Sunday of the month)
- St Helen – makes use both of the richness of Celtic spirituality and through its choral scholars and other musicians also explores the musical variety of liturgy.
- St Martin – worship is centered on Peace and Reconciliation
- St Olave – a liberal Anglo-Catholic church with a growing Sunday School and strong musical tradition.
- Holy Trinity Micklegate – a parish church with an important monastic past
- St Lawrence - An active church in York, between the busy University of York campus and the ancient city walls – serving the Parish of St Lawrence -with-St Nicholas with Christian prayer, worship, fellowship, hospitality, and charity.
(See calendar for the month for full details.)
All Saints Pavement: Sundays 9.00am: Said Holy Communion; 10.30am either Mattins or Sung Eucharist. 6.30pm Evensong
St Denys: Sundays 10.00am: Holy Communion (with a signed service for the deaf and hard-of-hearing on the first Sunday of each month)*
St Helen: On the first and third Saturdays of each month there is a service at noon in the Celtic style. You will find a warm welcome. Our Saturday Eucharists are drawing on the richness of Celtic spirituality with an emphasis on a sense of God and the saints as a continuing, personal, helpful presence; respect for nature, art and poetry, learning and hospitality, is very important.
We also have a service of Organ Vespers at 6.30pm on the second Wednesday of each month - this consists of readings, prayers and organ music around a theme, and lasts for 30 minutes. It comes from the Lutheran tradition. One Bach Cantata is also sung liturgically each term.
On the last Sunday of each month there is a Sung Eucharist at 6pm, usually supported by our Choral Scholars and sung to a classical setting.
In addition there are other special midweek services, depending on the time of year - watch the Church Notice Board for details, or look at the St Helen's web site.
St Martin Coney Street: Wednesdays 12.15pm and Saturdays 10.00am: Eucharist (1st Saturday, Morning prayer). St Martin's is a member of the Community of the Cross of Nails and is dedicated to Peace and Reconciliation. Its services and liturgy reflect this.
St Olave:Sundays 8.30am and 10.30am Sunday School meets at 10.30am .
Sunday School meets at 10.30am during the Sung Eucharist
Holy Trinity Micklegate: Sundays 11.00am: Sung Eucharist; Wednesdays 12.15: Holy Communion*
St Lawrence, Lawrence Street: Sundays 9am: BCP Communion; 10am Sung Eucharist or Morning Prayer; 6pm Evensong
Sunday School meets at 10am
Other city centre Anglican churches
All Saints North Street - a church with a strong Anglo-Catholic tradition
York Minster - the seat of the Archbishop of York, and the Cathedral of the Diocese of York
St Michael le Belfrey - a church with a strong sense of mission
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Churches Together in York
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