St Helen & the Holy Cross, Sheriff Hutton

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The Church of St Helen and the Holy Cross lies at the extreme eastern end of Sheriff Hutton Village. Next to the churchyard are the earthworks associated with the Norman motte and bailey castle. The ruins of the later, 14th century castle tower over the village and serve as a reminder of its strategic importance in times past. The Church contains the tomb of Richard III’s son, Edward, who died at the age of eleven at Middleham while his parents were in Nottingham. The Parish Church, despite its 12th century origins, is well suited to the needs of today’s worshippers. It is light and welcoming, has an excellent sound system and enjoys the benefits of modern kitchen and toilet facilities.

Regular Sunday services are held (see below) as well as benefice services and events.

The church is part of the Forest of Galtres Benefice. Unfortunately our Vicar has had to resign because of ill-health so we are currently in an INTERREGNUM. During this time all enquiries should be addressed to the churchwardens or, for pastoral matters, to the Revd Canon Robert Law, a retired priest living locally (Tel: 01347 810 940).

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Roy Thompson, John Oakley; Churchwardens
(01347) 878644 878754

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Christmas Celebration
A short service of carols, folk music and readings followed by tea and cake. Something for all the family to recover from that bout of frantic Christmas shopping. Note: No benefice service today.
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 3:00 PM for 50 minutes
Family Friendly Refreshments Christmas Carols
 
Christingle at Methodist Church
Fun for all the family woven round the Christmas story. A joint Christingle service held this year in the Methodist Church.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 3:00 PM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly
 
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Primary School Carol Service
A carol service for pupils and parents of the Primary School.
Tuesday 13th December 2016 at 7:00 PM for 50 minutes
Family Friendly Christmas Carols
Christmas Celebration
A short service of carols, folk music and readings followed by tea and cake. Something for all the family to recover from that bout of frantic Christmas shopping. Note: No benefice service today.
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 3:00 PM for 50 minutes
Family Friendly Refreshments Christmas Carols
Christingle at Methodist Church
Fun for all the family woven round the Christmas story. A joint Christingle service held this year in the Methodist Church.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 3:00 PM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly
No Midnight Service
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 11:30 PM
Christmas Family Service
A family friendly service for Christmas Day, with Holy Communion.
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 9:30 AM for 50 minutes
Family Friendly
No Service
There will be no service at the Parish Church today.
Sunday 1st January 2017 at 9:30 AM
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Sunday

Holy Communion
Following Common Worship, Order 1.
Every first Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Refreshments Common Worship
Morning Worship
Every second Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Refreshments
Ecumenical Worship
On every fifth Sunday there will be a service for both the village churches in either the Parish Church or the Methodist Chapel.
Every fifth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Refreshments
Benefice Family Eucharist
A simple service of Holy Communion for all the churches of the benefice, sometimes followed by a 'bring and share' brunch. Please check the location.
Every third Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Family Friendly Refreshments
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Primary School Carol Service
A carol service for pupils and parents of the Primary School.
Tuesday 13th December 2016 at 7:00 PM for 50 minutes
Family Friendly Christmas Carols
Christmas Celebration
A short service of carols, folk music and readings followed by tea and cake. Something for all the family to recover from that bout of frantic Christmas shopping. Note: No benefice service today.
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 3:00 PM for 50 minutes
Family Friendly Refreshments Christmas Carols
Christingle at Methodist Church
Fun for all the family woven round the Christmas story. A joint Christingle service held this year in the Methodist Church.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 3:00 PM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly
No Midnight Service
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 11:30 PM
Christmas Family Service
A family friendly service for Christmas Day, with Holy Communion.
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 9:30 AM for 50 minutes
Family Friendly
No Service
There will be no service at the Parish Church today.
Sunday 1st January 2017 at 9:30 AM

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Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets
Stained Glass
Organ

 
     
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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 18892
Archdeaconry: YORK (431)
Deanery: EASINGWOLD (43104)
Benefice: Forest of Galtres (43/336DR)
Parish Legal Name: Sheriff Hutton (430079 )
CofE Church Info: (643079 43/79)
Short URL: acny.uk/18892/
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This page was last updated on Friday 25th November 2016
 
 
 
St Helen & the Holy Cross : Church End, Sheriff Hutton, North Yorkshire, YO60 6SX

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