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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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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Building the Church Building the Kingdom

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

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.

  • Face coverings are mandatory in places of worship unless you have a legitimate exemptions for health, or where communication is impeded when wearing a mask, or are a bride and groom and those officiating at a wedding.
  • On entering and exiting St Cuthbert's everyone is asked to use the  hand sanitiser provided in the entrance porch.
  • Please always keep to the Government physical (social) distancing guidelines while inside and outside the church. Remember this is still 2 metres without some additional control measures like a face covering.
  • Government guidance includes a request that we record the names of attendees and visitors. Please enter your details in the attendance sheet. These records are kept for 21 days, to assist track-and-trace if required. 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.

To maintain physical distancing at the end of the service please follow the one-way system while maintaining physical (social) distancing.

Latest advice from the National Health Service

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.

You can support St Cuthbert's by giving online using your Visa or Mastercard Debit or Credit Card.

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Click on the give a little button or use the QR code to donate

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.

Online offerings

We are all using contactless methods more often, it is easy to make an offering using the Give a Little link above if you are unable to be at a service in church or wish to support your local church.

  • Donate using your credit or debit card via the the Give a Little link above. 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).

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November Bulletins

During the second national lockdown when the church is closed for services and only open for private prayer we will be providing weekly bulletins as we did during the firsst lockdown period.

Sunday November 29th, Advent Sunday (PDF)

Sunday November 22nd, Sunday Next before Advent, Christ the King (PDF)

Sunday November 15th, 2nd Sunday before Advent (PDF)

Sunday November 8th, 3rd Sunday before Advent, Remembrance Sunday (PDF)

The previous bulletins can be found here.

Life Events: Weddings, Funerals and Baptisms

With the start of British Summer Time, starting Tuesday 6th April 2021, we will hold our open Marriage and Baptism Booking Sessions on Tuesday evenings. No need to book, just come along to St Cuthberts on Tuesday evenings between 6pm and 7pm.

  1. Baptisms. From 21st June 2021 if all goes to plan then there will be no limit on the number attending, other than the capacity of the church. If physical distancing is still a requirement after 21st June then this will place a limit on the capacity of the church. You may need to maintain hygienic precautions, including wearing face masks, and Social distancing between people who do not live together or share a support bubble.
  2. Weddings. Government guidelines state that they are currently limited to a maximum of 6 people. This will change to a maximum of 15 from 12th April 2021 and to a maximum of 30 from 17th May 2021. From 21st June 2021 if all goes to plan then there will be no limit placed on guests, other than the capacity of the church. If physical distancing is still a requirement after 21st June 2021 then this will place a limit on the capacity of the church. You may need to maintain hygienic precautions, including wearing face masks, and Social distancing between people who do not live together or share a support bubble.
  3. Funerals. Limited to a maximum of 30 people who must maintain hygienic precautions, including wearing face masks, and Social distancing should be maintained between people who do not live together or share a support bubble.
  4. Burials or scattering of ashes can continue with up to 6 people in attendance. Social distancing should be maintained between people who do not live together or share a support bubble.

If you cannot make a Tuesday Open Session then please use the online enquiry forms found on the Life Events pages or contact us by email or phone 07715298711. Please note that we will still need to meet you in person at one of the Tuesday Open Sessions.

For Funerals contact a Church Warden or Deacon Janet, alternatively please email us.

Services in November 2020

As we continue to celebrate Holy Communion on Sunday mornings at 10am we will be welcoming two guest celebrants during November.

On the 1st of November (All Saints), Bishop Paul Ferguson

There will also be a special service on 1st November at 3pm to mark The Commemoration of the Faithful Departed (All Souls Day).

There is a book at the back of church where you may write names of people you wish to commemorate so their names can be read out during the service. If you know anyone who cannot attend church due to coronavirus restrictions who might like a name added to the list please contact Revd Janet Caldwell.

Remembrance Sunday, 8th November 2020.

In this very strange year, due to Covid-19 restrictions on numbers and social distancing in the church yard there will be no ceremony at the War Memorial this year. The Remembrance Service will take place in church with our normal Sunday congregation and invited guests only. We are very sorry that we cannot make it more widely open to the public this year. Hopefully next year we can have a more normal Remembrance Sunday.

On the 29th November (Advent Sunday), The Revd Dr Amanda Bloor, Archdeacon of Cleveland

Enthronement of the 98th Archbishop of York

The Most Reverend Stephen Cottrell will be enthroned as the 98th Archbishop of York at a service of Evensong at 4.00pm on Sunday 18 October at York Minster.

It will take place on the Feast Day of St Luke, Apostle and Evangelist.

Much of the service will be sung by the adult singers of the Minster Choir and there will be readings, music and prayers. Elements of the service will be based on previous historic enthronements and Archbishop Stephen will take his oath on the York Gospels.

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