Suspension of Worship in the Church of England
The Church is alive and active, but our buildings must close for a while.
Tuesday 24th March 2020
Church buildings are not open to members of the public at all – even for private prayer.
St Cuthberts family is more than just this lovely building, know that we are praying for you and your families during this national emergency.
Weddings, Funerals and Baptisms
- Emergency baptisms can take place in hospital or at home, though subject to strict
hygienic precautions and physical distancing as far as possible.
- There can be no weddings in church buildings until further notice.
- Funerals can only happen at the Crematorium or at the graveside. Only immediate
family members can attend (if the crematorium allows) – that is, spouse or partner,
parents and children, keeping their distance in the prescribed way
Due to the new restrictions there will be no Baptism & Wedding enquiries on Tuesday Evenings for as long as the regulations are in place.
For Wedding and Baptism enquiries please contact us by email or phone 07873151329
Regular bulletins will be published here including our weekly information sheets which can be found below or here.
Latest advice from the Natonal Health Service
Coronavirus liturgy and prayer resources
The Church of England has put together a page contains prayers and intercessions for 'personal or group use, special prayers for use if it isn’t possible to meet in church, and a simple form of prayer for the morning and evening, which can be downloaded, printed, and shared with those remaining at home or who are unable to access the Internet.'
Please keep your donations coming
With the Church closed for all Services we have no income, apart from the 12 members of our congregation who make their Planned Giving donations by Standing Order. The church still must be maintained and secured and unless things change, we still need to pay our Freewill offer to York Diocese each month (£2,750.00 per month). We still have many bills to pay.
Perhaps some of you could set up a Standing Order with your bank, even if only for several months to cover the current ‘lockdown’ or think about making your donations by Standing Order in future. Especially, but not exclusively, if you already donate by the envelope system. No need to put money into the envelopes and wait until we can have Wednesday and Sunday Services again.
This will aid cash flow and budgeting, not just now but in the future.
- For those using the Planned Giving Envelopes then put your donation into the weekly envelope and put aside until we reopen again.
- You can send me a cheque periodically, made payable to St Cuthberts Ormesby PCC . Contact me via the online form at the bottom of the General Enquiries page for details of were to send the cheque.
- You can donate using your credit or debit card via the the Give a Little link to the right. You can choose to receive a receipt by email.
Remember, if you are a taxpayer, you can boost your donation by 25% by filling in a Gift Aid Form. Either for a one-off donation or for regular donations. Unfortunately, this is not an option with the Give a Little donations.
Give A Little online donations
This church relies on donations to stay open and provide care and support to everyone in this community. Now more than ever, please consider giving generously to support our mission and ministry.
You can support St Cuthberts by giving an online donation using your Visa or Mastercard Debit or Credit Card.
Click on image to donate.
Thank you for your support.
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.
We have just paid £215,000 for a new roof and we 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.
Building the Church Building the Kingdom
To proclaim Christ in our worship and in our community and make disciples of all generations
Jen, Lesley, Martin, Kay (and Millie), Trish, and Anne would like to thank you all for helping us to raise a grand total of £330.00 for the roof and restoration fund. Its never too late to donate!!!!
Jen, Lesley, Kay, Martin, Trish, Anne and not forgetting Millie the dog, all set off at 09:00hrs for our rogation walk and arrived home tired but happy 4 hrs and a minute later having covered about 12 miles.
We negotiated, mud, leaves, traffic a few Santa clauses on motorbikes, a giant 6 foot Disney mouse (Don’t ask?) another ‘Jen’s Joke’ for a Sunday in the future thanks to a parishioner in Netherfield’s.
We laughed, joked, chatted, prayed, especially to St Anthony to find Jen’s lost legs?
We enjoyed some lovely views, spoke to some lovely people and managed to raise some money for a little effort.
We will collate the total for next week, but to press the amount is £200.00 with more pledges to gather in.
There will be a box at the back of the church on Sunday if you still wish to donate
Enormous thanks go to St Gabriel’s RC Church for raising £610.40 towards the St Cuthberts roof and restoration project.
On Saturday 28th November 2015 a 12 mile walk around the parish boundary to raise money for the roof and restoration fund.
Start 9am at St Cuthberts Parish Church, Church Lane, Ormesby. Approximately 4 hours.
If you want to join in the walk at any time, give Lesley Tart your contact number and she will contact you as to where she is on the route.
St Cuthberts via Church Lane to Rothsay Grove, Gypsy Lane, Guisborough Road, Flatts Lane. Take the bridle path (upper) along the track to the lower bridle path, along the path to underpass on the Parkway. Via track to Spencerbeck and through the estate to Ormesby Road, along Cargo Fleet Lane. Turn into Netherfields estate to the rear of the School, round the edge of the estate back onto Cargo Fleet Lane. Cross the Lane and cut through to Southlands Centre and follow the main road to Ormesby Hall. Circuit the right of the estate, past the farm and back along the track to enter the Church from the upper portion.