Church of England Diocese of York Topcliffe

Services for August 2021

19 Jul 2021, 10:30 a.m.
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You are warmly invited to join us at any of our regular services, which wherever possible continue the monthly sequence of Evensong (1st Sunday); Holy Communion (2nd and 4th Sunday), Matins (3rd Sunday).  Matins and Evensong are supported by the choir, safely distanced in the north aisle.  We look forward to seeing you at any or all of these services .

Most Covid-19 restrictions were lifted on 19th July, so we are reviewing and updating our risk assessments and precautions in the light of new guidance.  In the meantime, please scroll down for detailed information regarding our current Covid-19 guidelines, as it is expected that for the time being most of these will remain in place. *



Sunday 1st August 2021 at 6.30 p.m.

Choral Evensong - A traditional service of Evening Prayer from the Book of Common Prayer, led by the choir.   Music will include the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in C by Stanford, Psalm 8 to a setting by Tucker, the Preces and Responses, and the beautiful anthem "Cantique de Jean Racine" by Gabriel Faure.  We are delighted to be joined again by Matthew Atherton, who will provide organ accompaniment.


Sunday 8th August at 10.45 a.m.

Holy Communion - Details to be confirmed.


Sunday 15th August at 10.45 a.m.

Matins - A traditional service of Morning Prayer from the Book of Common Prayer, led by the choir. Music will include settings of the Ferial Responses, a Psalm, the Venite and Jubilate, and may include a setting of the Te Deum or Benedicite.


Sunday 22nd August at 10.45 a.m.

Holy Communion - Details to be confirmed.


Sunday 29th August - There will be no service this Sunday



*N.B. The PCC has undertaken all relevant risk assessments in the light of current Covid-19 restrictions, and is reviewing these regularly. Measures are in place to ensure that all services can proceed as safely as possible

Everyone is most welcome, but if you have any doubts about coming to join us do please check here or contact John Phillips (01845 577034) beforehand for further information; every effort will be made to accommodate you. When attending a service, please ensure that you follow the guidelines in place, especially:

oOo   Sanitise your hands when entering the building and again when leaving;

oOo   Wear a suitable face covering unless medically exempt;

oOo   Leave contact details on each visit (these are kept only for 21 days then destroyed);

oOo   Please sit in the pews where indicated;  members of a household or support "bubble" may share a pew, but please do not join up with other households;

oOo   Leave any service sheets etc. in the pew;

oOo   Leave the church in rotation, leaving the required distance between yourself and others not in your household or "bubble".

THANK YOU - WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU.