The coming of Light into Darkness is an ancient and powerful symbol. As Christmas unwraps itself once more, it is good to remember that however dark our world feels to be, and however difficult life is at times for so many people, nevertheless “God – is – with – us”…. bringing new hope into the […]
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Was Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury 1162-1170, and perhaps the most famous of English Saints, a martyr? T. S. Eliot’s play exposes the conflict between the material and spiritual worlds and the friendship beween a King (Henry II) and his one time Chancellor, which ended in a brutal murder on 29th December 1170. Come and […]
Invite you to a Flower Festival with a difference – “A Walk through the Seasons” – featuring knitted and crochet displays. To be held at All Saints Church, Kirkbymoorside. Preview evening with wine and music Friday October 13th at 7pm. Display open daily Sat 14th – Sun 22nd October, 10am – 4pm. Tea and Coffee […]
The 2017 North York Moors Chamber Music Festival takes place from August 13 to 26, in ten churches across the region. Under the title “Arcadia”, the Festival offers eleven concerts conveying themes inspired by nature, adapted to the specific acoustics of each church. Three concerts are close by, in Helmsley, Lastingham and Pickering; the remainder […]
We have organised a history tour of all Saint’s Church with Phil Thomas who is the Diocesan Buildings Officer on 2nd August 2017 at 7pm – mark your diaries. Phil is an excellent, very knowledgeable speaker and the evening will start with a quick tour outside the church followed by an unravelling of the history, […]
Work is well under way for the autumn Flower Festival in all Saints Church, Kirkbymoorside. Here are some of the volunteers in action: Wait a minute, they’re knitting, and crocheting! Yes, this is a flower festival with a difference. Here’s an example of the ‘flowers’: Organiser Carol Messham said: Our next get together for the […]
A flower festival with a difference will take place in All Saints Church in the autumn (exact date yet to be decided), the difference being that all the flowers will be knitted or crocheted! If you’re already an expert with the needles or hook, and would like to take part, that’s great; and if you’ve […]
Christmas services for the Anglican churches in the Parish. All Church Services. Christmas Eve 2.30pm – Christmas Family Communion at St Nicholas’, Bransdale 4.00pm – Crib Service at St Mary’s, Farndale 5.00pm – Crib Service at All Saints’, Kirkbymoorside 7.30pm – Christmas Communion at St Aidan’s, Gillamoor 7.30pm – Christmas Communion at St Mary’s, Farndale […]
Saturday 24th: Carol Vigil 7.30pm, Mass of Christmas Night 8.00pm Sunday 25th: Mass of Christmas Day 10.30am Monday 26th: Mass of St Stephen 9.15am Wednesday 28th: Mass of Holy Innocents 12.30pm Saturday 31st: Vigil Mass of Mary, Mother of God 6.30pm Sunday 1st: Mass of Mary, Mother of God 10.30am, Exposition & Benediction 4.00pm Many […]
On Sunday 13 November, due to Remembrance Day, the time of Sunday Mass at the Church of Our Lady & St Chad will change from 10.30am to 9.00am. This will allow members of the Roman Catholic Community to be present at the Town Remembrance Service. Fr Kentigern
On Saturday 16th of April a day conference on the topic ‘Who Cares?’ will consider Christian care in the community. The day will be introduced by the Anglican Bishop of Carlisle James Newcome. His keynote speech will be followed by small group discussions of End of Life Care, Mental Health Issues, Dementia and Stress. The […]
UNITED WALK OF WITNESS Good Friday, 25th March 11:00 am Start from St Chad’s Church, Piercy End. OUR LADY & ST CHAD’S CATHOLIC CHURCH Palm Sunday, 20th March 10:30 am Mass Holy Thursday, 24th March 7:30 pm Mass of The Last Supper Good Friday, 25th March 3:00 pm Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday Holy Saturday, […]
In the beginning, or ‘once upon a time’ – however stories begin, the opening words are always the most important. They capture our imaginations and invite us in to listen further. ‘In the beginning was the Word’, are the opening words of St John’s Gospel heralding the start of the Christmas story. And this story […]
Information on all the church services this Christmas for Kirkbymoorside and the surrounding villages. Times and Locations of Services. Christmas Services 2015 Kirkbymoorside Town JOURNEY TO BETHLEHEM Thursday 17th December 6:15 pm Meet outside the Post Office All are welcome at this traditional Advent event in irkbymoorside. During the walk through the centre of the […]
The work of the Kirkby Fruit Pickers is well known in the town and the recent community juicing days proved ever popular. The history group has been working with Chris Simmonds and her team to identify and preserve the diverse collection of old heritage trees found in and around Kirkby. This has led to the discovery […]
Two forthcoming walks with the Ryedale Walking Group, a little further afield than usual. Sunday 11 October: Raincliffe Woods and the River Derwent, 7.75 miles (easy+) 1000ft. Park/Start: 10:00 am Green Gate car park, Forge Valley (SE 984875). Saturday 17 October: from Wintringham to West Heslerton, 9.25 miles (moderate) 1090 ft. Considerate parking in lay-by/roadside […]
Regular visitors to All Saints Churchyard may have noticed the spreading damage to our weeping ash, caused by rot and decay in one of the main branches. With the assistance of a grant from the Kirkbymoorside Town Council, the PCC were able to employ a tree surgeon to remove the affected branches which will help to retain this iconic […]
The 2011 census showed 5.3 million fewer British-born people describing themselves as Christian, a decline of 15 per cent in just a decade. We are all aware that Anglican parishes are no longer run singly; the vicar of Kirkbymoorside for example is also responsible for Bransdale, Edstone, Farndale, and Gillamoor, and elsewhere groups of up […]
Drop in and meet us. See what happens in the ringing room and belfry. Find out how you could become a bellringer too. It’ll be great to see you! Saturday 4th July 10.00am – 12.30pm Here’s a video made about 4 years ago with the town’s bellringers at that time:
The festival got off to a flying start at the preview evening on Friday. In the unfortunate absence of the Mayor, Church Warden Les Clarke opened the event, heartily thanking those who had given generously of time, talent and sponsorship in this celebration of beauty, literary heritage and community involvement. He pointed out that the […]
Fairy Stories is the theme for the summer flower festival which will be held at All Saints Church, Kirkbymoorside next month. Entry is £1.50. Also: Open Gardens event – June 21st, 2-4.30pm. Tea, coffee and cake at All Saints
Next Sunday, May 24th, Christians throughout the world celebrate the ‘birthday’ of the Christian church on Pentecost Sunday. As part of the celebrations here in Kirkbymoorside, Churches Together are holding an open air event at the British Legion car park (or inside, if raining!). From 11.30 am onwards there will be activities for young people, […]
Tickets are now on sale for the North York Moors Chamber Music Festival, entitled “La Belle Epoque”, which takes place from 16 to 19 August. With works by some twenty composers, including Debussy, Ravel, Berlioz, and Stravinsky, the concerts will be held in eleven churches across the region, including St Peter and St Paul in […]
Geologist Richard Myerscough continues his occasional series of day schools on local geology in relation to local building, for the Pickering branch of the WEA, with a look at “Churches in the Landscape – a study of Ryedale Churches” on Saturday May 9. The day begins at Malton Railway station at 10.00 am, and continues […]
Kirkbymoorside gave Colin a wonderful send off last Thursday (6th March), when the town turned out in style to say farewell to this local character. All Saints Church was filled with over 130 residents, friends and well-wishers for a moving yet heart-warming service of remembrance for this unassuming man. Rev Mark Brosnan spoke of Colin’s […]
The Ryedale Christian Council is holding its fourth Election Husting since the inaugural one in Kirkbymoorside in 2001. This will take place in The Kirkbymoorside Methodist Church on Thursday 16 April at 7.30pm when five prospective candidates will be given the opportunity to answer a wide range of questions as well as attempt to persuade […]
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