St Mary's Notices


Wednesday 18th September

  9.00 am Ecumenical Morning Prayer at the Methodist Church

  10.00 am Eucharist at St Mary’s (President: Rev’d Ron Smith)

  2.15 pm Meeting of the Mothers’ Union in St Mary’s church hall.  Speaker:  Mrs Bev Crapper:  ‘Africa’


1.  We still have seats for the Visit and Pilgrimage to Ripon on 20 September. Full details and a signing in sheet are available in church. If you have any questions, please contact Ian Strong (769771). The coach departs at 9.15 am – please be prompt. We have presumed that people on the Wigginton Sheet will meet beside St Nicholas and those on the Haxby sheet will meet opposite the Memorial Hall. If you want to meet at a different point please mark it on the signing sheet beside your name.

2.  Deputy ChurchwardensHalfway through our third and fourth year as Churchwardens, Wendy and I are looking for deputy Churchwardens to take over from us next year.  We have much still to do, but to achieve a smooth handover we would like to open the possibility of 'learning the ropes' from ourselves.  If anyone is interested, please let either Wendy or myself know.  Thank you.  Jane Ashby.

3.  "Dough-nations needed!" Calling all bakers, cooks and kitchen addicts!  On Saturday Sept 28th St Mary's is hosting a Coffee Morning for Macmillan Support to offer financial help to those affected by cancer.  We have the coffee BUT we urgently need the cake - can you help?  Please see Bev and bring your dough-nation to the coffee morning - bring a friend too!

4.  After the 10.15 am Harvest Festival Service on Sunday October 6th there will be a bring and share lunch in the hall. If you would like to contribute anything towards this please could you fill in the sheet in church indicating what you can bring, salad, savoury or sweet?  Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you.


All adults in the York area are being asked to stand up and step out!  Out of our comfort zones to join with neighbours, friends and others and make the streets of our city ring out with voices to "make your voices heard and make this a turning point in our history" (Greta Thunberg).  Friday 20th September from 11:30 in St Helen's Square, York.  (The event is being held all day - so come along for as long or as little as you can manage!)

6.  The York Minster cell of Our Lady of Walsingham will be holding its next service in the Lady Chapel of the Minster on Wednesday 25 September at 7.30 pm. You are very welcome to come along. Please contact Joan Strong for details (769771).

NEXT SUNDAY: Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

Readings:     1st Reading: Jeremiah 8, 18 – 9,1

    2nd Reading: 1 Timothy 2, 1 - 7

   Gospel: Luke 16, 1 - 13


                      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

   6.30 pm Evensong