CHRISTIAN AID – Visit to Ethiopia

Come to the Aroma Coffee Shop at 6.00 pm on Friday 12th June and hear from Christian Aid’s youth intern, Ruth Hindmarsh, about her visit to partners in Ethiopia.  Activities and discussion, suitable for all ages.   All welcome!  More information from Steph Cooper 761605

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This 5-session course  starting Thursday 4th June and run by York Family Matters at Aroma Coffee Shop looks at how parents can boost their relationship with their teenagers through having a greater understanding of the issues young people face, and ways in which parents can support their teenagers. Total cost £5.00 for all five sessions. Contact : 01904 789214 to book.


It also covers:

  • building positive communication
  • ways to raise teenagers’ self-esteem
  • tools for handling difficult behaviour
  • giving our young people increasing responsibility
  • negotiation
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Student Minister – Tim Simms

Hello – My name is Tim. I am studying at Queen’s Foundation in Birmingham. I live in Harrogate. I am married to Pauline and we have four grown up children. My hobbies include motorcycling, cycling, walking and DIY. My passion is encouraging others in faith in Christ. I am looking forward to working, serving and praying with you all in June when I am on placement at Haxby & Wigginton Methodist Church and I pray that we will all learn a lot about God and ourselves through the experience. Tim Simms, Student Minister


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Talk – Plan – Live

An opportunity to have an open conversation  about the end of life.  This meeting will be at the Aroma Coffee Shop on 21st May at 7.00 pm. Please see ‘Complete Calendar’ for full info!

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Yes it’s many thanks to all those who worked so hard over the Scarecrow Festival weekend and the result is that some £4,900 was raised for charity.  It’s many thanks too, for those who came along to support this event – and we hope that you enjoyed yourselves too!

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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: All proceeds for Action for Children

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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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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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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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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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