Our friends in the Haxby and Wigginton community

We are proud to work with a wide range of groups, charities and organisations to support our community.

COVID-19

Because of COVID-19 restrictions, some of our groups aren’t meeting at present.

Please see below for details and also check our Calendar.

Support and Activities in the Community

Cakes and gifts at Aroma Coffee Shop
Aroma Coffee Shop

 Open! 

A community coffee shop in the heart of Haxby, Aroma offers a warm welcome to all.

Logos of the Brownies and Guides
Brownies and Guides

 Resumed 

Brownies and Guides in Haxby and Wigginton.

People talking and sharing as they support each other
Dementia Carers' Support

 Still Suspended 

The Dementia Carers Support Group meets six times a year in Aroma at 7:30pm, usually on the third Tuesday of every other month.

Members of a House Group, meeting in a member's home
House Groups

 Resumed 

House Groups play an important role in the life of our church family. We have a number of groups located in different parts of Haxby and Wigginton.

Two older people exercising their arms by doing curls with light weights
Monday Exercise Group

 Still Suspended 

Monday Fellowship Exercise Group meets on Mondays at 1:45pm.

A collection of balls of wool in different colours with a pair of knitting needles
Stitch Together

 Resumes 6th November 

Stitch Together meet on the first Saturday of each month, between 10:00am and 12:00 noon, to knit, sew, or craft gifts for others.

Aroma Community Fund logo
Aroma Community Fund

 Available 

The Aroma Community Fund gives small grants to help support organisations and groups for the benefit of the community of Haxby and Wigginton.

Bowl of breakfast cereal with assorted fresh fruit
Church Breakfasts

 Still Suspended 

Church breakfasts take place once a month, usually on the first Sunday of the month.

Poster advertising the pantomime Charming, performed by the Flying Ducks Theatre
Flying Ducks Theatre

  

Flying Ducks Theatre produce an annual pantomime of five performances during the February half-term.

Four friends from the J-Team, smiling and laughing with each other
J-Team

 Still Suspended 

The J-Team are a friendship group that meet at 8.00pm most months.

View of the Haxby and Wigginton Methodist Church, looking through willow trees across the Haxby duck pond.
Oasis

 Still Suspended 

A time to be with God, to be stimulated, to reflect, or just ‘be’ in the peace and calm of the sanctuary.

Flapjack and other tasty treats
Sunday Afternoons @ Aroma

 Resumed 

On the second Sunday of the month, Sunday Afternoons @ Aroma is a place to meet friends, and make new ones.

A couple in church, admiring their young baby at a baptismal service
Baptisms and Thanksgivings

 Available 

Often the first contact a family will have with the church is through a baptism or thanksgiving service.

Books available to borrow from the HWMC Church Library
Church Library

 Available 

A donation library with books on a wide range of topics. Open to everyone.

The Forty Plus Group meet in a park for a picnic lunch
Forty Plus Group

 Resumes 28th November 

A busy group that supports all aspects of church life. We meet on the first Sunday of every month at 7:30pm.

Many older people enjoying a lunch together, seated at long tables to talk with friends
Luncheon Club

 Resumed 

The Luncheon Club runs each Thursday during school term-time at 12:00 noon.

A scarecrow in someone's garden; one of many from our annual Scarecrow Festival.
Scarecrow Festival

 Back in 2022! 

The Scarecrow Festival takes place over the Early May Bank Holiday weekend.

Three members of the Sunday at Eight group talking and laughing together
Sunday at Eight

 Resumed 

Sunday at Eight is a group who meet on the second Sunday of the month at 8:00pm.

Charities We Support

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