Churches across York are hosting a range of special services or events around Christmas.

One Voice York, the umbrella organisation for York churches, invited its members to provide details for inclusion here.

If your church’s events have not been included here, email us and we can add them to the list online.

See also: York Minster: Christmas events and services guide 2017

Sunday, December 17

8.45am, St Paul’s, Holgate
Carol service

10am, St Stephen’s in York Road, Acomb
Nativity service

10.30am, Southlands Methodist Church in Bishopthorpe Road
Including children’s nativity

4pm, Gateway Church, Front Street, Acomb
Family carol service

4pm, Holgate Community Garden, Upper St Paul’s Terrace
Carol service

4pm, Acomb Methodist Church
Family carol service

4pm, Heworth Christ Church in Stockton Lane
Messy Church – Scratch Nativity: Fun, Food and Faith: Carols and the Christmas Story

6pm, St Michael le Belfrey, Minster Yard
Contemporary carols

6.30pm, St Oswald’s, Fulford
Lesson and carols

6.30pm, All Saints & St Andrew’s in Huntington
Carols by candlelight

6.30pm, St Stephen’s in York Road, Acomb
Community carol service then mulled wine and mince pies

7pm, St Paul’s, Holgate
Candlelit carol service

Monday, December 18

2.30pm, Southlands Methodist Church in BishopthoRpe Road
Monday Fellowship carol service

Saturday, December 23

4pm, Heworth Christ Church, Stockton Lane
Carols on the lawn with York RI Band and refreshments

5pm, Acomb Methodist Church
Christmas Family Film Time

Christmas Eve

9am, St Michael le Belfrey, Minster Yard
Morning worship with communion

10.30am, Southlands Methodist Church, Bishopthorpe Road
Morning worship.

10.30am, Acomb Methodist Church
Scratch Nativity service

10.30am, Heworth Christ Church, Stockton Lane
Service of lessons and carols

2pm, St Michael le Belfrey, Minster Yard
Christmas Eve all age service

3pm, Gateway Church in Front Street, Acomb
Children’s nativity

3.30pm, All Saints in Huntington
Christingle service

3.30pm, St Andrew’s in Huntington
Christingle service

4pm, Southlands Methodist Church
Carols by Candlelight

4pm, Heworth Christ Church, Stockton Lane
Christingle service with refreshments

4pm and 6pm, St Oswald’s in Fulford
Christingle services

4pm, St Paul’s in Holgate
Tea Towels and Carols interactive service for families with young children

5pm, All Saints in Huntington
Christingle service

5pm, St Andrew’s in Huntington
Christingle service

5pm, St Aidan’s Church, Ridgeway, Acomb
Family crib service for the young and young at heart

6pm, English Martyrs RC Church, Dalton Terrace, Holgate
First Mass of Christmas, with carols from 5.30pm

7pm, The Ark Church in Monkgate
Carol service with hot chocolate and Thomas’s mince pies

8pm, English Martyrs RC Church, Dalton Terrace, Holgate
Midnight Mass of Christmas, with carols from 7.30pm

11pm, St Oswald’s in Fulford
Christmas Holy Communion

11.15pm, St Paul’s in Holgate
Midnight Communion

11.30pm, Acomb Methodist Church
Midnight Communion

11.30pm, Heworth Christ Church, Stockton Lane
Midnight Communion

11.30pm, All Saints in Huntington
Midnight Communion

11.30pm, St Aidan’s Church, Ridgeway, Acomb
Midnight Communion by Candlelight

Christmas Day

8.30am, St Andrew’s in Huntington
Holy Communion

9.15am, St Stephen’s in York Road, Acomb
Said Holy Communion, perhaps with a carol or two

10am, The Ark Church in Monkgate
Joint service with Trinity Methodist Church

10am, St Oswald’s in Fulford
Family service

10am, Acomb Methodist Church
Family service

10am, St Stephen’s in York Road, Acomb
Family Christmas Day celebration (bring a present or card that is special to you)

10.30am, St Michael le Belfrey, Minster Yard
Christmas Day communion service

10.30am, All Saints in Huntington
Family communion (bring your favourite present)

10.30am, Heworth Christ Church, Stockton Lane
Christmas day service (bring a present to show)

10.30am, Gateway Church in Front Street, Acomb
Christmas morning celebration

10.30am, English Martyrs RC Church, Dalton Terrace, Holgate
Mass of Christmas Day

10.30am, St Paul’s in Holgate
Christmas Day Service

10.30am, Trinity Church in St Anthony’s Hall, Peasholme Green
Christmas Day service

11am, Southlands Methodist Church, Bishopthorpe Road
Christmas Family Worship in the round