St Mary's Notices



Wednesday 19th June

  9.00 am Ecumenical Morning Prayer at St Nicholas Church Wigginton

  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.  Speaker: Mrs Alyson Christy, ‘Global Neighbours’



1.  Everyone is welcome to attend the ordination as deacon of Nigel Benson in York Minster on Sunday 30th June at 10.00 am.  No tickets are required.  We are hosting a ‘Midsummer Praise’ service at 6.30 pm that evening, to which we have invited the other churches in Haxby and Wigginton, and during which we will welcome Nigel back as our curate. There will be wine and canapes in the church hall afterwards. Please pray for Nigel as he prepares for his ordination.

2.  "Whoops!  Delayed thanks!  Despite poor weather and a relatively poor turnout last week, the Thy Kingdom Come event (8th June) went ahead. Thanks to all who offered their skills and manual labour to create a series of prayer stations and to prepare refreshments. Your kindness and support was gratefully received.  Thank you, Bev"

3.  There will be a public consultation meeting to discuss the requirements for the next Archbishop of York tomorrow evening, 17th June, from 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm at The Belfry Hall, Stonegate, York.  All are welcome at the meeting.

4.  Our independent examiner of St Mary’s accounts, Barry Dent, has retired after many years and so we need a new examiner.  If you know anyone who would be suitable, please speak to Bob Crome.  The person does not have to be qualified, but needs a good understanding of accounting.  The work is for a short period once a year so is not very onerous.  We are also looking for some more people to count collection money.  Full training will be given.

5.  St Nicholas’ Holiday Club this year will run from Tuesday 6th August to Thursday 8th August inclusive, 9am to  (Children sign up for the full 3 mornings.)  Open to all primary school aged children.  (Must be starting school by September 2019 or just finished yr 6 by July.)  Cost is £18.00.  Sign up by contacting  Helen Feetenby on 01904 762926 after 8am please. (Answer phone available).  There are a few places still available.

6.  'Longer tables, lower fences': Friday 21st June, 6.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. Haxby and Wigginton Methodist Church is inviting members of the community to share an informal meal in the Methodist Church Hall on Friday 21st June. Everyone is asked to bring some food to celebrate their origins (eg Welsh cakes, Yorkshire parkin, etc.). This is an opportunity to celebrate the diversity of Haxby and Wigginton. There is no charge for this event, but donations to the work of the Refugee Council would be gratefully received.


NEXT SUNDAY: First Sunday after Trinity

Readings:     1st Reading: 1 Kings 19, 1 – 4; 8 – 15a

    2nd Reading: Galatians 3, 23 - 29

    Gospel: Luke 8, 26 – 39 

8.00 am         Holy Communion (Said)

                      President: Rev’d Dianne Cox

  10.15 am Eucharist for all Ages

                  President: Rev’d Dianne Cox

   6.30 pm Evensong