St Mary's Notices


Tuesday 12th December

  7.30 pm Meeting of the PCC in the church hall

Wednesday 13th December

  9.00 am Ecumenical Morning Prayer at St Margaret Clitherow Church

  10.00 am Eucharist at St Mary’s (President: Rev’d Kathryn Jackson)

  2.00 pm Carol singing at Haxby Hall

Saturday 16th December

  10.30 am Churches Together carol singing in the arcade opposite St Mary’s





1.  Everyone is very welcome to come along from 9.30am on Saturday 23rd December to help decorate the church for Christmas and share some seasonal refreshments. We would be grateful for any gifts of greenery and your generous donations towards the cost of flowers. For more details please see Elizabeth Moran or Hazel Wainwright. Thank you very much. Elizabeth Moran tel. 01904 768687.

2.  ‘The Big Clean’.  Wendy and Jane will be in church on Friday 15th December from 9.30 am to give the church a bit of a ‘spring clean’, prior to our Christmas services.  If anyone has a little time to spare do come along and grab a duster, you would be most welcome. 

3. There will be carols round the Christmas tree on Monday 18th December at The Old School Wigginton.  Brass band from 6.45 pm and carols from 7.00 pm.  Refreshments afterwards.

4.  Ecumenical Carol Singing will take place on Saturday 16th December in the arcade opposite St Mary’s at 10.30 am and on Thursday 21st December inside Haxby Co-op at 4.00 pm.

5.  On Wednesday 13th December at 2.00 pm everyone is invited to go to Haxby Hall to sing Christmas carols with the residents.  Please speak to Hazel or Kathryn for more information.

6.  Our Christmas Carol Service by Candlelight is next Sunday (17th December) at 6.30 pm.


NEXT SUNDAY: Third Sunday of Advent


Readings:     1st Reading: Isaiah 61, 1 – 4; 8 - 11

    2nd Reading: 1 Thessalonians 5, 16-24

                       Gospel: John 1, 6 – 8; 19 - 28


                       8.00 am Holy Communion (Said)

                                      President: Rev’d Ron Smith

                      10.15 am Eucharist for all Ages

                   President: Rev’d Ron Smith

   6.30 pm  Carol Service by Candlelight