YORK LIGHT ORCHESTRA

Thursday 23rd April at 7.30 pm .  Four of our members play in the YORK LIGHT ORCHESTRA which will be giving a St. George’s Day Concert in our church performing music for all tastes . Tickets £5.00 -(Children £3.00 ) are available from Marjorie Pearson E: dpearson017@aol.com All proceeds for Action for Children

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CHRISTIAN AID WEEK is coming!

Christian Aid week starts on Sunday 10th May up to the 16th May.  During that time we will be posting gift envelopes through the doors in the streets in our locality.  Then later, we collect them again – full up! from the generous people in Haxby & Wigginton.  If you would like to help in this worthwhile enterprise please contact either John or Gill Freeman on 01904 769232. Thank you!

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SCARECROW FESTIVAL

Our Scarecrow Festival begins at 10.00 am on Saturday 2nd May and runs to Monday 4th May.  Trails will be on sale in the church at £2.50 per trail (not per person!) from 10.00 am to 4.30 pm each day: there will also be light refreshments available in the church hall. So please come along for a fun filled time – plenty of exercise and fresh air – it’s for all the family!

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EASTER FLOWER DISPLAY

On Easter Monday, 6th April at    2-4pm the church will be open for everyone to enjoy the Easter floral arrangements, tea, coffee & cakes will be available, there will be no charge but donations for Action for Children will be appreciated

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EASTER SERVICES 2015

On Good Friday from 11.00 am to 7.00 pm at our church there will be an Easter Labyrinth which will be open for all to attend and be challenged and at 8.00 pm we will celebrate Good Friday Compline.

On Easter Sunday there will be a Sunrise Holy Communion Service at 6.00 am at the shelter on the Ethel Ward Playing Fields, Haxby – this will be followed by a breakfast at the Aroma Coffee Shop.  At 8.30 am at the church there will be a Traditional Holy Communion Service for Easter – this will be followed by a church family breakfast at 9.15 am to 10.15 am.  At 10.30 am there will be an Easter All-Age Holy Communion Service suitable for all of the family.   At 7.30 pm there will be an Inspire Informal Worship Service with praise, prayer and testimony. All are welcome to these meetings.

 

 

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CANCER RESEARCH COFFEE MORNING

on Saturday 14th March
10.00 am to 12.00 noon at Haxby and Wigginton Church
Refreshments, cakes, cards, books, toys, games, bric-a-brac and Bag and Bag Bonanza!!! Donations for any of these stalls would be most appreciated.
Please book the date and support us if you can
Contact Gill or Martyn Holman for further details: 750163

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VISION FOR THE FUTURE:

  

Exciting plans to upgrade our church buildings – be a part of it – come and find out more.

Following the two meetings that have already been held the plans will be on display in the main hall on Sunday 8th and Sunday 15th March after the 8.30am service and after the 10.30 am service. Please go through and have a good look and ask questions of the Development committee. The members of that committee will try and answer your questions at any service so don’t be afraid to ask. They are Robin Crampton, Peter Metcalf, Martyn Holman, Jim Stonehouse, Colin Shephard, Gail Lazenby, Rosemary Cox and Kate Pollard.
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Shoe box update from Sherburn in Elmet warehouse

12,253 shoeboxes were handled at the warehouse in Sherburn in Elmet where Haxby & Wigginton Church send their shoeboxes. A total of 10,103 went to Kosova and the remaining 2,150 went to Belarus.  Why not start collecting items ready for this year – keep an eye out for deals on toys, soap, notebooks and pencils and of course the all important empty shoe box.

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Circuit Service to celebrate the start of Fairtrade fortnight

Circuit Service to celebrate the start of Fairtrade fortnight

6.30 pm on Sunday 22nd February

Clifton Methodist Church

(Car parking available at St Peters school)

Come and share a time of worship and prayer & hear more about Fairtrade including our Circuit involvement

Refreshments and stalls from 5.45pm to include free tastings, recipes and a chance to buy a wide range of fair trade produce

Retiring collection for Tradecraft with the Government matching any money raised.

Further details available from the

Circuit office 01904 787188 or Judith Humble 01904 426483

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Easter Week 2015

Our services start at 8.00 pm on the 30th March with Holy Week Reflections and this service will also be at the same time on 31st March and 1st of April.                                  There will be a Maundy Thursday and Passover Meal at 6.30 pm on the 2nd April and an act of witness when we join with the other local churches outside St. Mary’s Church at 10.30 am on Good Friday 3rd April.                                                                          Also on Good Friday from 11.00 am to 7.00 pm at our church there will be an Easter Labyrinth which will be open for all to attend and be challenged and at 8.00 pm we will celebrate Good Friday Compline.  All are welcome to these meetings.

 

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