East Africa Appeal Event

East Africa Appeal

A fundraising event, raising support for the East Africa crisis, a disaster unfolding where 16 million people across South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia urgently need food.

Saturday 8th April, 10.00am – 12.00noon in the church

Coffee & Cake, Cakes & Plants for sale,  Bring & Buy Stall, Raffle.

For more information, please see one of the many charities collecting for this cause.

    Lent Course - Leading your Church into Growth

    During Lent, Ian and the team are running a group of three study group sessions, ‘Leading your Church into Growth’. Open to all, the three sessions are taking place in different locations throughout the area. You are warmly invited to the sessions. You can choose sessions from any of the venues; mix and match if you prefer!

    There are also some additional services throughout lent, focusing on growth of the church, see below.

    Venue Day/Time Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
    Church Cottage Wheldrake Mondays 7:30pm 13th March 20th March 27th March
    Sutton Village Hall Wednedays 9:30 am 15th March 22nd March 29th March
    Wheldrake Church Thursdays 10:30am 16th March 23rd March 30th March
    Elvington Village Hall Thursdays 7:30pm 16th March 23rd March 30th March
    Church Cottage Wheldrake with Brunch Saturdays 10:30am 25th March 1st April 8th April

    Services with prayers for growth - March

    • Compline, Mon 6th March, Thorganby Church, 7.00 pm
    • Short Morning Prayer, Wed 8th March, Elvington Church, 11.00 am
    • Compline, Thurs 9th March, Wheldrake Church, 7.00 pm

    Services with prayers for growth - April

    • Compline, Mon 3rd April, Sutton Church, 7.00 pm
    • Short Morning Prayer, Wed 5th April, East Cottingwith Church, 11.00 am
    • Compline, Thurs 6th April, Thorganby Church, 7.00 pm

    Church email list


    You can now join our church email list to receive weekly announcements and updates of what is coming up. To join, please visit the signup page

    What and Why is Elvington Church?

    Elvington Holy Trinity church is the parish church of the lovely village of Elvington, near York. As a village church, we work hard to serve Elvington in so many ways.

    Our Vision

    Holy Trinity Church shares the love of God in Elvington by loving and serving God, our village and the wider world.

    Our Mission

    Elvington Church shares God’s love in our local community by being central in the life of the village, serving the community at all times, good and bad, caring and praying and being a family where everyone can come together. In our worship and personal discipleship we feed on God’s love so we can show his love in our neighbourhood and the wider world. Nurturing our relationship with him, we encourage others to enter that relationship.

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