We are a friendly and welcoming church in the heart of Holgate in York.

We are a community of disciples walking together with Jesus.

Important information regarding

Opening for Private Prayer

We are pleased to let you know that we will start to open for private prayer on Tuesday (2-4pm) and Thursdays (5-7pm) from this Thursday (9 July 2020). We will start with these times slots initially, but they may change subject to demand and volunteer availability.

We have established risk assessments to mitigate against the spread of Coronavirus following guidelines from the Church of England and the UK Government.  On arrival you will be instructed on our procedures so that everyone can stay safe. We recognise that this will be a frustration to some, but please do follow what you are requested to do.

Though some people will want to just pray alone, we will also have someone available to pray with you if you would find that helpful.

This has been a challenging time for many people and it is wonderful to start to open up again and help support people in the community by providing a safe space to seek God’s peace and comfort.

We are also able to provide funerals in church too, though this will be limited in the number of guests able to attend at this time.

Finally, we are reviewing how we could start worship services again.

Rev Paul Millard
Rector St Paul’s Holgate & Priest-in-Charge St Barnabas Leeman Road

However all Sunday Services and weekly community events are still suspended until further notice.

Please keep visiting the website for further updates or email the office at admin@stpaulsyork.org.uk

New Rector Announced

Rev Paul Millard has been appointed the new Rector of St Paul’s and Priest-in-Charge of St Barnabas.

After a year of prayer, hard work, meetings and discernment, we are happy to announce the appointment of Rev Paul Millard as Rector of St Paul’s Church and Priest-in-Charge of St Barnabas Church, Leeman Road. Paul was previously Assistant Curate at Clifton Parish York.

Stopped by the restrictions has been the licensing of Paul Millard as our new Rector on 22nd April. This will happen as and when the restrictions are lifted enough for us to have a full service and celebration. Paul has been given a PTO, Permission To Officiate, by the Archbishop to enable this to happen. This means he was able to start with us and St Barnabas from 20th April.
Hallelujah and welcome to Paul.

To read more about Paul, please click here

To read the official letter of appointment, please click here

Each Sunday we will be streaming a joint Service with St Barnabas at 10:30am. Please do join us if you are able via our YouTube channel: St Paul’s and St Barnabas Live

I am excited to announce that we have launched our new children’s service. We’re going to be trying out 30 minutes (or less!) of worship and storytelling streamed on Facebook on Sundays at 9.45am (so, just before the 10.30 service streams). We’re aiming it to be for children/families to give a bit of extra interaction…

Monday to Thursday at 8:30am Rev Paul Millard guides us through 45 minutes of worship and prayer using the Book of Common Prayer here on St Paul’s Facebook page.

Each Monday night at 10pm, Rev Matt Woodcock hosts night prayers on his YouTube channel RevMatt

A collection of weekly  thoughts and reflections from Rev Paul Millard No. 11 – Always There No. 10 – Keep Running The Race No. 9 – New Beginnings No. 8 – Moving In No. 7 – This week’s reflection from Rev Matt Woodcock No. 6 – Way Maker No. 5 – Broken Things No. 4…

St Paul’s Church is committed to alloting 10% of our giving to Charities and worthy causes and have Mission Partners that we regularly give to. Click here to find out who they are and read some of the letters of thanks we have received

You may have been told you have the voice of an angel, or your singing may be confined to the bathroom, for your ears only. Either way it doesn’t matter, if you enjoy singing and want to gather with friendly like-voiced people to explore further, why not come along to Holgate Community Choir, held weekly…

Holgate Windmill is York’s last surviving windmill which has now been restored to full working order and this year it is is celebrating its 250th Anniversary. To mark this HWPS, as well as their usual open days, will be putting on several anniversary events throughout the year. The mill shop is open every saturday, 10am-12pm…

Following the AGM of Sunday 28th April, please click here if you wish to read the Year-end Report.

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