Church Family News 6th September

Updated: 4 days ago

Dear Church Family, As a benefice, we have had a really joyful time this weekend. We were able to celebrate our first wedding since lockdown on Saturday and then celebrate communion together this morning, online and in-person. If you missed this morning services then they are available to catch up with online. We are aware that the evening prayer service started late on the website but that problem has now been fixed and you can catch up and follow that service at

Here is what is coming up in the life of our Church Family:


Next Sunday we gather at 10:15am online and in person at St Mary's. We will be following all the government and Church of England guidance we have been given. If you wish to join our in-person worship, we must ask you to wear a face-covering unless you have an exception as outlined in the government guidance. All online services can be accessed via the Website, Facebook or Youtube Zoom Coffee will be congregating for a chat after the 10:15 service, please join on the following link:

Or use these details: Meeting ID: 835 8694 1587, Password: Thirsk

CHURCH FAMILY PRAYER MEETING September 22nd at 7pm on Zoom. Click this link: or use these details: Meeting ID: 889 0518 5527 Password: prayers PRIVATE PRAYER Church buildings are still open if you'd like to pop in for private prayer, St Mary's and St Lawrence's are open Mondays 10-12am and Fridays 4-6pm. St Wilfrid's is open Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm. If you would feel able and willing to help us staff a private prayer slot, even if just as a one-off please do get in touch.

GIVING Thank you so much for continuing to give as part of your worship. If you would like to give online you can do this through our website at, or do get in touch if you would like details to set up and standing order or gift aid.

Lord, we pray that we will be a people who can day by day clothe ourselves afresh with your love and that by this others would see and come to know you.

With blessing in Christ to you for the coming week,

Derek, Helen, Mary, David, Tracey & Jill


Our Safeguarding Officer, Terry Cussons is the first person to speak to if you have any concerns around the welfare of a child or adult at risk.


You can contact him on:

01845 523826

Click here for our safeguarding policy and more information

Get In Touch:

Rev. Derek Simpson

The Rectory

Cemetery Road



01845 574742

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