Thursday 27th September
Saturday 29th September
The Church is Open to visitors in the Summer between 2pm and 4pm every Saturday afternoon.*
Whether you wish to learn more about the fascinating history of this ancient church or just wish to spend some time in quiet reflection, in peaceful surroundings, all are welcome.
*Access on 19th May and 25th August may be delayed due to weddings taking place between 12noon and 1 o'clock
Sunday 7th October
Harvest Festival service and Sung Eucharist.
After the service please do join us for tea, coffee and biscuits in the Brown Cow public house.
Sunday 11th November
**PLEASE NOTE** Due to the Act of Remembrance at 11am, this week's Eucharist will be at the earlier time of 9.30am.
Come and join the rest of the community of Whitkirk at the War Memorial on Selby Road as we commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.
Following the Sunday Eucharist at 9.30am (which all are welcome to), we will process down the Selby Road to the Cenotaph, ready for the two minutes' silence at 11am. You are welcome to the service beforehand, or meet us at the Cenotaph when we get there.
Afterwards, refreshments will be available either in the Brown Cow pub, or in the church hall (depending on whether the Hall Redevelopment has finished) - why not bring stories and photos of family members who served in the Great War to share with others?
Sunday 2nd December
Join us as we light the first candle on our Advent Wreath, and begin the road of prayer and preparation that is Advent.
Advent feels a little overlooked sometimes inamongst the Commercial Christmas Overload that is December. Come and take a break from that with us, as we prepare our hearts and minds to welcome in the Christ-child.
All are welcome.
Saturday 8th December
Lots of fabulous Christmas stalls.
Santa's Grotto, Raffle, Greetings Cards, Cake Stall, Children's Tombola.
Cafe serving light refreshments.
Please join us for this fantastic Christmas community event.
Sunday 16th December
A traditional carol service.
Readings from the Bible, retelling the story of the Nativity, read by members of the local community.
Special carol arrangements sung by St Mary's Church Choir.
Well-known Christmas carols for everyone to sing.
Tea, coffee, mulled wine and mince pies available in the Church Hall after the service.
Please do join us for this very popular Christmas service.
Monday 24th December
All are welcome to our annual crib service with loads of familiar carols. This is a great service for children and families to get together and celebrate Christmas.
You are also warmly invited to dress as your favourite characters in the Christmas story - why not come as an angel, Mary, Joseph, a sheep, or even an innkeeper?
Traditionally known as Midnight Mass, this Eucharist is one of the most special services of the year.
Tuesday 25th December
Afterwards, please join us in the Church Hall for a mince pie and a chat before your Christmas Dinner.