St Mary's Notices


Monday 17th September

  2.00 pm Meeting of the Bible study and prayer group at 43 Wyre Mews

Wednesday 19th September

  9.00 am Ecumenical Morning Prayer at St Nicholas Church

  10.00 am Eucharist at St Mary’s (President: Rev’d Dianne Cox)

  2.15 pm Meeting of the Mothers’ Union in St Mary’s church hall.  The speaker will be Miss June Jaques and her topic is ‘Going to the Theatre and the Races’.  This is an open meeting and everyone is welcome. 

Friday 21st September

  5.30 pm Wedding rehearsal in church

Saturday 22nd September

  1.00 pm Wedding in church



1.  Chris and Anna Hembury will be with us on Sunday 7th October for our Harvest Service.  This year for the Breakfast Club in Hull they have asked if we could please collect the following items:  Weetabix, long –life, sugar-free apple juice, sugar and tea bags.

Following the Harvest Service there will be a bring and share lunch in the hall.  There will be a list near the book trolley with offers of food and names of people wanting to attend.  For any further information see Maureen Howard or Wendy Fogerty (church warden.)

2.  St. Mary’s Church is seeking an administrator to assist in the day-to-day running of the parish. The post requires good communication skills, basic clerical and computer skills and the ability to self-manage. 20 hours per month, to be worked flexibly by arrangement.  For an application pack please contact Bob Crome -   Closing date Monday 1 October 2018.  Interviews are planned for Tuesday 9 October 2018.

3.  Visit to Durham 16 October 2018.  Full details for the Outing and Pilgrimage to Durham are now in Talkabout.  Total cost £22 per person for coach journey, Cathedral guided tour and Open Treasure Exhibition. Please sign the sheet in church to book a place, and pay on the coach.  Departs Haxby Memorial Hall at 8.30 am with pickups at Methodist Church and St Nicholas Church. Back at about 6 pm.  For further information, please contact Ian Strong (769771).

4.  Atheist?  Agnostic?  Or Believer?

The Benefice has invited Derek McIntyre to give a presentation based on his book ‘Jesus the Evidence’ in the Cottage Inn, Haxby, on Thursday 11th October at 7:30pm. Derek will explore his assertion that there is an historical and rational basis for Jesus being the Son of God; and if the Son of God, what is our response? Invite your family, friends and neighbours. 

5.  Remembrance Sunday this year will mark 100 years since the end of World War 1. ‘Talkabout’ would like to commemorate the occasion . Do you have any family reminiscences or stories about the conflict, those who served, the Armistice or returning home that you could share with our readers?  We would love to hear from you, so please contact Bev, Joan, Elizabeth B., Janet or Elizabeth M. Thank you.  

6.  The Children’s Society Coffee Morning and Box Opening will be held on Saturday 10th November and further details will be given later. .Maureen Howard tel: 768013.

7.  The recent Christian Aid emergency church appeal for the relief of people affected by the flooding in Kerala, S. India raised £231.61.  Thank you very much to everyone who donated.

NEXT SUNDAY: Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

Readings:     1st Reading:  Proverbs 31, 10 - 31

                       2nd Reading: James 3, 13–4, 3; 7–8a

    Gospel: Mark 9, 30 - 37


                     8.00 am Holy Communion (Said)

                                   President: Rev’d Kathryn Jackson

 10.15 am Eucharist for all Ages

                 President: Rev’d Kathryn Jackson

6.30 pm   Evening Service of Wholeness and Healing