St Mary's Notices


Monday 18th November

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

Wednesday 20th November

  9.00 am Ecumenical Morning Prayer at St Margaret Clitherow 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

Thursday 21st November

  7.30 pm ‘Advent Adventure’ in St Nicholas Church

Friday 22nd November

  2.30 pm Memorial Service in church

Saturday 23rd November

  11.00 am – 2.00 pm St Nicholas’ Christmas Fayre



1.  Autumn Concerts.  Today’s concert is at 2.30 pm in St Mary’s Church and is being given by Flauti Felici, the popular quartet of flutes with a wide repertoire of music.  Tickets £7 on the door.  Our final concert will be on Sunday 24th November at 2.30 pm and will be given by Yorkshire Wolds Versatile Brass.  Tickets £7 from Aroma or on the door.

2.  Advent Adventure.  What’s the point of Christmas?  Come and think!  The final session is on Thursday (November 21st) at St Nicholas Church, Wigginton, starting at 7.30 pm.  Tea and coffee will be available from 7.15 pm. 

3.  Today we are participating in the MAF (Mission Aviation Fellowship) global week of prayer at the 9.30 am Morning Worship service at St Nicholas and at the 6:30pm  Evensong at St Mary’s.

4.  There will be a Pre-Advent Lunch on Friday 29th November at 12.30 pm in St Mary’s church hall.   The speaker will be Rev’d Stephen Griffith MBE from the charity ‘Embrace the Middle East’.  Soup and hot drinks will be provided and you are welcome to bring your own sandwiches.

5.  St. Mary’s Choir.  We would love to welcome any singers, particularly men, who would like to join us for the Christmas Carol Service.  Please do have a word with Hazel, Jane or Andrew Tillett if you are interested for more information. Thank you.

6.  Advent Quiet Day: Saturday 30th November, 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.  An opportunity for a time of reflection and preparation for Advent at St Nicholas Church, Back Lane, Wigginton YO32 2ZH  Lunch is provided.  If you are unable to stay for the whole day, feel free to come along for the time you can.  To help give us a number of those who might be attending please sign up on the sheet in church.

7.  There will be an Advent Carol Service on Sunday 1st December at 6.30 pm at St Mary’s Church.

8.  There is a bucket in church today for your donations to help those communities affected by the flooding in S. Yorkshire.  If you prefer to donate online, please go to: /


NEXT SUNDAY: Christ the King

Readings:     1st Reading: Jeremiah 23, 1 - 6

    2nd Reading: Colossians 1, 11 - 20

    Gospel: Luke 23, 33 - 43


                       8.00 am Holy Communion (Said)

                                     President: Rev’d Kathryn Jackson

    10.15 am Eucharist for all Ages with Healing

                   President: Rev’d Kathryn Jackson

   12.30 pm Baptism

   6.30 pm  Evensong