Platinum Jubilee Events

Friday 3rd June 2022, 12 till 4pm, St Cuthberts, Ormesby

A Jubilee fete will be held in the church grounds on Friday 3rd June. It will include various stalls, tea and cake, including a cake stall and second-hand books. If you can help or want to run a stall, see Janet Danks.

We will have Jubilee themed flowers in the church that weekend.

Sunday 5th June 222, 2pm, Church of the Ascension, Berwick Hills

70 Years, Platinum Jubilee

Tuesday 7th June 2022 at 1:30pm, St Cuthberts, Ormesby

We will be showing a film of the Coronation of the Queen followed by afternoon tea and entertainment by Yvonne, a vintage singer. Tickets £5, available now from Janet Danks.

Services Holy Week and Easter 2022

Palm Sunday, 10th April
10am Palm Sunday Holy Communion Service

Maundy Thursday, 14th April
6pm Service and stripping of the altar (commemorates the Washing of the Feet and Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles)

Good Friday, 15th April

2pm An Hour at the Cross (a time of reflection, meditation and prayer)

Sunday 17th April, Easter Sunday
10:00am Easter Sunday – Holy Communion Service

Day of Prayer for Peace, 27 February 2022

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have asked that Sunday 27th February 2022 be a day of prayer for peace.

They have also asked that on Tuesday 1st of May 2022 at 6pm we all pray with the Diocese in Europe of the chaplaincy in Kyiv and the churches that serve Ukraine.

That we all participate with the wider church in Pope Francis’s call to make Ash Wednesday, 2nd March 2022, a day of prayer and fasting for peace.

ThThe letter from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to the churches can be seen here (PDF).

Ormesby Library Xmas Tree

Xmas Tree made from knitted squares
Christmas Tree made up of knitted squares by the people of Ormesby and Nunthorpe

Our local Ormesby Ward councillors and the knitters of Ormesby and Nunthorpe have excelled at producing the ‘knitted Christmas Tree’; now displayed outside Ormesby Library. A big thank you to everyone, including Elizabeth, who contributed squares to the tree.

Join us this Christmas!

Along side our normal 10am Sunday Holy Communion Services we will be holding a number of Carol Services with local Schools plus a number of Christmas Services and events. The first of these with be on 28th November when we will have our annual Christingle Service as part our new monthly Family Service.

Please Note:

The St Cuthberts/National Trust Community Carol Concert on the 17th December 2021 at 6pm has unfortunately had to be Cancelled. Advent Christmas Tea with entertainment on the 10th December 2021 at 2pm has also been cancelled

28th November 2021 9amHoly Communion Service
28th November 2021 10amFamily Christingle Service
12th December 20212pmDementia Friendly Carol Service at Church of Ascention, Penrith Road, Berwick Hills, Middlesbrough TS3 7JR
24th December 20213pmCarols around the Crib and nativity (Family Carol Service)
24th December 202111:30pmMidnight Mass [This is a ticketed event, tickets from Church Wardens or between 11am and 12noon on Sundy morning]
25th December 202110amSaid Holy Communion Service for Christmas Day
26th December 202110amFeast of Saint Stephen: Family Service with Holy Communion after Family Service

For anyone not able to join us, the Church of England has a series of online services over the Advent and Christmas period. Details can be found here.

Remembrance Service 2021

Remembrance display outside Ormesby Library 202
Remembrance display outside Ormesby Library 2021

St Cuthbert’s Remembrance Service takes place at 9:30am on Sunday 14th November 2021.

The Remembrance Sunday Service is in two parts, a Holy Communion Service for Remembrance Day and then an Act of Remembrance at the War memorial in the Churchyard. We remember those residents of Ormesby Parish who gave their lives for us during two world wars and other more recent conflicts, we hold a two minute silence at 11am along with the rest of the Nation.

Harvest Festival Service 2021, 3rd October, 10am

This years Harvest Festival will take place on Sunday 03rd October 2021 at 10am.

This year we are collecting ‘Shoebox’ parcels of tinned and dried food, ideally ingredients for a complete meal. These will be distributed to local families in need within the Ormesby Parish.

The church will be donating the collection from this year’s Harvest Festival Service to a Refugee Charity.

Meanwhile, if you want to help, you could donate to Tearfund.

Starting 26th September 2021, at 10am, a new Family Service.

St Cuthberts is re-starting a Family Service at 10am on the last Sunday of each month. Starting at 10am on the 26th of September 2021.

If you have never been to church but feel you would like to try it. If you have stopped going to church but think you might like to come back. If you prefer a non eucharistic service (one without Holy Communion). Don’t be nervous! Just turn up at our new Family Service.

We’ll make you welcome and answer your questions, there will be refreshments after the service.

Sunday 26th September 2021, 10am Family Service

Sunday 31st October 2021, 10am Family Service

Sunday 28th November 2021, 10am Family Service

There will still be a Holy Communion service on the last Sunday in the month. It will be at the old time of 9am. Those who want Holy Communion please come along to the 9am service.


Due to a clash of commitments on Sunday 23rd May 2021 the Annual Parochial Church Meeting will now take place after the 10am Service on Sunday 30th May at St Cuthberts Parish Church.