Our Mission

The Parishes of St Mary, Haxby and St NIcholas, Wigginton.

We form a United Benefice of Haxby and Wigginton

We are part of the Diocese of York, which has recently renewed its vision for the diocese under the theme of Living Christ's Story.   This will inform the shape of ministry and our priorities over the next few years.   For information about the Diocese of York Vision click here

For information about our Benefice Vision ... read on

Our mission is 'Stepping out with God, with each other and with our local community and wider world'

Stepping out … with God

We believe in a God who loves every one of us.

We believe in Jesus who shows us how to put God’s love into action.

We believe the Holy Spirit is active and working in the world to make this happen.

Praying and worshipping - we believe in the importance of prayer and worship


Stepping out … with each other

We aim to be a warm, welcoming and faithful community.

who support, encourage and strengthen one another in our faith in Christ.

We enjoy many shared activities including eating, praying, studying,

worshipping and having fun together.

Learning - we want to give priority to our learning, about Jesus and the Christian Faith


Stepping out … with our local community and wider world

We aim to work in partnership within our local community.

To reach out in service and example to share God’s love.

To work locally and globally for peace and justice.

It’s about loving our neighbours as ourselves.

Serving - we look for opportunities to serve our local community and engage with global issues, particularly care of the environment.


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