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To proclaim Christ in our worship and in our community and make disciples of all generations

Welcome to St Cuthberts Ormesby

Always know you will be very welcome and we hope that you find us open and friendly people who can provide you with relevance and meaning in your daily life. There has been a church here for over a 1000 years and we want St Cuthbert’s Church to be here for all future generations.

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We are a Dementia Friendly Church

Contact Details

For all parish enquiries, including baptism, funeral and wedding enquiries, please call one of the Church Wardens (see details under Contact menu) or email admin@stcuthbertsormesby.org.uk

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Covid-19 guidance

A warm St Cuthbert's welcome still awaits you, although no refreshments can be provided at the end of the service, and we can no longer sing hymns during the services.

We continue to work with the Government and Church of England Covid-19 guidance in making the church environment as safe as possible and to protect everyone. Due to the high incidence of infections both locally and nationally we are asking all users of the Church to continue to observe the regulations that were in place before 19th July 2021 for the time being.

  • Although Face coverings are no longer mandatory in places of worship, we ask you to continue to wear them. The exceptions for those exempted and for the bride and groom and those officiating at a wedding not to wear them continues.
  • On entering and exiting St Cuthbert's everyone is asked to use the hand sanitiser provided in the entrance porch.
  • Please continue to observe the Government physical (social) distancing guidelines while inside and outside the church. Remember this is 2 metres without some additional control measures like a face covering or 1 metre if wearing a face covering.
  • Government guidance no longer mandate that we record the names of attendees and visitors. But, as this is designed to help NHS Test and Trace and keep you safe, we ask that you continue to use the NHS QR code with the NHS Covid app, or enter your details in the attendance sheet. These records are kept for 21 days, to assist track-and-trace. All information is dealt with as required by GDPR and the records will be securely disposed of after 21 days. St Cuthbert's privacy policy is available here.

Please maintain physical distancing at the end of the service, there is a one-way system to help you maintain physical (social) distancing.

Latest advice from the National Health Service

Online offerings

We are all using contactless methods more often, it is easy to make an offering using the Give a Little link if you are unable to attend a service in church or make a donation to our JustGiving appeal and wish to support your local church.

Give A Little online offerings

The work of our church in the community, and its future, is reliant on people’s generosity, a generosity that is a hallmark of a lived-out faith and a testament to it. Now more than ever, please consider giving generously to support our mission and ministry.

  • Donate using your credit or debit card via the the Give a Little link below. If your donation is below £30 we can claim extra money under the Small Gifts Scheme. You can choose to receive a receipt by email.

Non-Gift Aided offerings - please note that only donations below £30 can be used to claim extra money from HMRC under the Small Gift Scheme (GASDS).

Click on the give a little button

Thank you for your support

A new roof for the church cost us £215,000 and we still need to urgently raise funds for restoration work on the tower, an internal re-ordering and a new lighting scheme.

Weʼre raising £5,000, please help us to help you by donating - click on the logo below.

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Services Holy Week and Easter 2021

Palm Sunday, 28th March

10am Palm Sunday Holy Communion Service

Maundy Thursday, 1st 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, 2nd April

10am Walk of Witness from St Cuthbert’s Church (if coronavirus restrictions allow)

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

Sunday 4th April, Easter Sunday

10:00am Easter Sunday – Holy Communion Service

Pew sheets

For those unable to attend services due to the lockdown restrictions or weather conditions the pew sheets, which are currently more mini-bulletins, can be found on the Newletter page. Click the hyperlink or go to the Documents page via the menu bar at the top of the webpage.

Lent 2021

There will be an Ash Wednesday Service at 10am on 17th Februray 2021. During Lent we will be holding a regular Holy Communion Service on Wednesday mornings at 10am in addition to the 10am Sunday Holy Communion Service.

This years Lent theme is.

Based on the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent book for 2021, Living His Story by Hannah Steele, published by SPCK. From Ash Wednesday (17 February) to Easter Sunday (4 April), the campaign is based on daily reflection, including a short passage from the Bible, a brief exploration of the reading, and a prayer.

Here is how you can join in.

The daily reflections are available through the booklet available to buy from Church House Publishing.. A few copies are available in church, it would help if you can make a donation towards their cost.

A free downloadable PDF guide for groups wishing to study the weekly themes from Living His Story together, produced by SPCK, you can download it here.

A free download PDF for families wishing to engage in the daily activities is available to download here. These activities also appear in the iOS and Android app.

Candlemas, Sunday 31st January 2021

There will be a Candlemas/Holy Communion service on Sunday 31st January 2021 at 10am at St Cuthberts Ormesby. We welcome The Venerable Dr Amanda Bloor, Archdeacon of Cleveland, to celebrate communion with us at the 10am Holy Communion service. Usual social distancing and mask wearing requirement throughout the pandemic.

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