During the time that our churches are closed for public worship, this page will carry resources which will help maintain the church’s worshipping presence, even when we can’t meet together.

Common Worship Communion

A service of Holy Communion using Common Worship for the Fourth Sunday after Trinity (5th July 2020) will be available to watch on our YouTube channel (click here) from 9 am on Sunday morning. If you want to follow and take part in the service, the service booklet can be downloaded here.

You may wish to play hymns (from your own music collection or YouTube) at the appropriate places in the service. Some suggestions from Martin, our organist, are

What a friend we have in Jesus
Sing of the Lord’s goodness
I cannot tell, why he, whom angels worship
Faithful one, so unchanging (Communion)
I danced in the morning (Lord of the Dance)

The readings for the service are
First Reading: Genesis 24.34-38, 42-49, 58-end
Second Reading: Romans 7.15-25a
Gospel: Matthew 11.16-19, 25-end
The readings are taken from the New Revised Standard Version)

Book of Common Prayer Communion

A service of Holy Communion from the Book of Common Prayer for the Fourth Sunday after Trinity (5th July 2020) will be available to watch on our YouTube channel (click here) from 9 am on Sunday morning. If you want to follow and take part in the service, the service booklet can be downloaded here.

The readings for the service are
First Reading: Romans 8.18-23
Gospel: Luke 6.36-42
(The readings are from the New King James Version)

Wednesday Morning Communion

A service of Holy Communion using Common Worship for the Wednesday after the Fourth Sunday of Trinity (8 July 2020) will be available to watch on our YouTube channel (click here) from 9 am on Wednesday morning. If you want to follow and take part in the service, the service booklet can be downloaded here.

The readings for the service are
First Reading: Hosea 10.1-3, 7-8, 12
Gospel: Matthew 10.1-7
(The readings are taken from the New Revised Standard Version)

Older Services

Previous services which were posted on this page can still be accessed on our Archived Service page (here).

There is a useful note from the Diocese of York about participating in an online communion service (here).

Church of England Resources

Materials and guidance to parishes and individuals have been issued by the Church of England including practical activities to do at home, suggestions for prayer and Bible study, live streaming of services and advice for dioceses and churches (See here for details).

Livestreaming Church Services

A list of those Churches in the Diocese of York which are livestreaming services can be found here.

Morning and Evening Prayer Service Booklets

Readings for Morning and Evening Prayer

Compline

The ancient office of Compline derives its name from a Latin word meaning ‘completion’ (completorium). It is above all a service of quietness and reflection before rest at the end of the day.

Other resources will be added as and when they are ready.