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St Olave’s Church News and Updates

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Friday 27 November 2020

Doreen Gurrey explores the works of Gwen John.

Warm wishes to you all,
The PCC and Churchwardens

Sunday Services and Private Prayer

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There is a 9:00am spoken Eucharist in Church on Sunday mornings with the Church remaining open for private prayer afterwards until 11:00am. It is possible to have 20 socially distanced seating ‘slots’ in the main body of the church, each able to accommodate one person or two people from the same household. This means that numbers will be limited to somewhere between 20 and 40.  In October, for the first time since lockdown, a small choir will be singing at these services.

The 10:30am Eucharist, which is currently pre-recorded, edited and broadcast online and enjoyed by many of our congregation will continue to remain front and centre for our faith community. What we can do in Church right now cannot be a replacement for this.

Links to the Sunday service on YouTube and the order of service are added a day in advance. The YouTube service starts at 10.30 am, but why not join us from 10.15 so that you can greet other members of the congregation via YouTube Live Chat and hear some wonderful organ playing!


Friday 16th October 2020

Licensing of the new Priest in Charge

We’re delighted that the licensing of Rev’d Liz Hassall as Priest in Charge of the York City Centre Churches (including St Olave’s) will take place at St Olave’s at 7:30pm on Tuesday 15th of December.

At the moment there can only be a very few people in attendance (as the service fits into the same category as weddings and funerals) but we will be live-streaming the occasion so we can all join in the celebration from home.

More details will follow in due course. Please keep Rev’d Liz and family in your prayers as they prepare for the move.




The Dog in the River

Friday 27 November 2020

The reflection this week comes from The Revd Stehen Griffith

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Latest Services, Sermons and Reflections

Requiem: A Service for Remembrance

Requiem: A Service for Remembrance

A service of music and readings for remembrance, with Fauré’s setting of the Requiem Mass – performed by St Olave’s Church Choir in 2012.


St Olave’s Church Prayer Cycle

St Olave's Prayer Cycle


For intercessions, please email The Revd Kingsley Boulton
or telephone: 01904 411535

Please keep Revd Liz Hassall and her family in your prayers over the coming weeks and months as they prepare for the move to York in these rather more complicated than usual times.

Revd Liz Hassall

Touch Base Articles

You will be redirected to the York City Centre Churches Website for the recent magazines

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Touch Base November 2020 – Reconciliation

The November 2020 Touch Base magazine from York City Centre Churches is on the theme of reconciliation & the Community of the Cross of Nails.

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Touch Base October 2020 – Thoughts from Abroad

Read the October 2020 Touch Base magazine from York City Centre Churches. The theme for this month is “Thoughts from Abroad”.

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Touch Base September 2020 – God and the Creative Arts

Read the articles from York City Centre Churches written for the September 2020 Touch Base magazine, with the theme “God and the Creative Arts”.

Touch Base Articles – March to August 2020

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