Rhythm of Advent

Exploring patterns of holy living through Advent and beyond. Starting 22nd-23rd November for 4 weeks:

  • Wednesdays 7:30pm Sycamore Farm, Elvington, contact alisonbobsstead@gmail.com
  • Wednesdays 10:30am Church cottage Wheldrake, contact cgrievson@btinternet.com; or
  • Thursdays 7pm Harmony House, Stilingfleet, contact adeleryork@gmail.com

Prayer, and bible reading | worship | loving one another | Living Generously | Sharing Faith | Patterns of rest

Refresh! New Worship Service at Elvington

New service at Elvington - focused around worship music, modern and informal in style.

Second Sunday of each Month at 6:30pm

Contacting the PCC

The PCC (Parochial Church Council) is the group of volunteers who, along with the priest in charge, take an active role in the management of the church. The current PCC members are: Jo Young, Alison Stead, Ian Broster (treasurer). There is no churchwarden currently. 


Pattern of Services From May 2023

The pattern of services for the Rivers Partnership is:

Monthly Pattern of Services (Sundays)
  Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5
East Cottingwith x x x 10:30 U5 10:30 U8
Elvington 9:00am HC 6:30pm Refresh! 10:30 Family Service 10:30 U5 10:30 U8
Escrick U3

8:30 HC BCP

4:00pm Family Service

10:30am HC 10:30 Morning Prayer 10:30 U8
Naburn U3 9:00am Morning Prayer x 9:00am HC 10:30 U8
Stillingfleet U3 10:30am Family Service x 4:00pm "Bread and Cake" 10:30 U8
Sutton 4:00pm Family 10:30 HC 9:00am Morning Prayer 10:30 U5 10:30 U8
Thorganby 4:00pm Evening Prayer 10:30 Family Service 9:00am HC 10:30 U5 10:30 U8
Wheldrake 10:30 HC 9:00am Morning Prayer 6:30pm Evenin Prayer

8am U8/BCP

10:30 U5 All Age HC

10:30 U8

Every Wednesday 7pm, Evening Prayer (internet only service)


  • HC = Holy Communion
  • BCP = Book of Common Prayer
  • U3 = United 3 service for Escrick, Naburn, Stillingfleet
  • U5  =United 5 service for Derwent Ings benefice (East Cottingwith, Elvington, Sutton, Thorganby, Wheldrake)
  • U8 = U5+U3 for Riverside Partnership


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