Rev Canon Elaine Bielby

Welcome to St. Helen's

Thank you for visiting St. Helen’s church web site and a very warm welcome from the ministry team. St. Helen’s is at the heart of the local community and offers a variety of forms of worship to help us cater for everyone. 

Upcoming Services and Events

Friday 23th September - Harvest Choral Evensong & Supper

Please join us for the Harvest Choral Evensong followed by Bring and Share Supper.

The service starts at 7:30pm, everyone welcome!


Sunday 25th September - Harvest Eucharist and Baptism

Please join us for the following services:

10:15 AM – Harvest Eucharist
5:00 PM – St. Helen’s Online (Zoom)

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Please join us for a ‘Big Coffee Morning’ on Friday 30th September at 10am.

Everyone welcome.

Sunday 2nd October - Pet Service

Please join us at 6pm for the ever popular Pet Service

All pets and their owners are welcome!

Saturday 8th October - RSCM Festival at Selby Abbey

The RSCM Festival will take place at Selby Abbey.

Directed by the new Director of Music at Selby Abbey, Oliver Watering, presentations of any local Dean’s/Archbishop’s Chorister Awards will be made.

Sunday 9th October

Please join us for the following services:

10:15 AM – Parish Eucharist
6:30 PM – St. Helen’s Online (Zoom)

Sunday 16th October

Please join us for the following services:

8:00 AM – Holy Communion (BCP)
10:15 AM – Matins
6:30 PM – St. Helen’s Online (Zoom)

Sunday 16th October - Messy Church

Please join us for Messy Church takes on Sunday 16th October at 3:30pm.

Refreshments available from 3:15pm.

Dates for your Diary

  • Wednesday 2nd November, 7:30pm – All Souls Service
  • Saturday 5th November, 10am to 2pm, Church Away Day at Home
  • Sunday 13th November, 10:15am – Remembrance Sunday
  • Saturday 26th November, Christmas Craft Fair
  • Sunday 27th November, 6:30pm – Advent Carol Service
  • Sunday 11th December, 3:30pm – Christingle Service
  • Sunday 18th December, 6:30pm – Service of Nine Lessons and Carols
  • Saturday 24th December, 3:30pm – Crib Service
  • Saturday 24th December, 11:30pm – Midnight Communion
  • Sunday 25th December, 10:30am – Christmas Morning Service

Fundraising Appeal

St. Helen’s is very grateful for any and all donations to church funds. We have recently adopted cashless donations and together with a new fundraising appeal, we hope to raise additional monies to pay for the day to day running of the church. Please click here for details about the new SumUp payment devices, and how we are using QR Codes.

Sunday Services

Our Sunday services are currently as follows:
-8:00 AM – Holy Communion (BCP) (1st and 3rd Sundays)
-10:15 AM – All Age Service (1st), Parish Eucharist (2nd, 4th & 5th), BCP Matins (3rd).
-5:00 PM – St. Helen’s Online (Zoom)
-6:30 PM – Evening Prayer (2nd and 4th) (Temporarily suspended with effect from 26/12/2021)

St. Helen's Online - Sunday Evening Service

Everyone is welcome to join us for the 5pm Service by Zoom. Please download the Service Sheet.

The Zoom connection details are as follows:
Time: 5 PM on Sundays
Meeting ID: 873 9352 8403 Passcode: 822326

Wednesday Mornings

Please join us each Wednesday morning at 9:30 AM for an online service by Zoom.
The Zoom connection details are as follows:
Meeting ID: 851 5806 4544   Passcode: 486237

The Wednesday coffee mornings are also running again. On the 1st Wednesday, please join us in church for coffee at 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. On the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, will be coffee and craft, but you are still welcome whether you are a crafter or not.

For more details, please click here.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We continue to follow Church of England and government guidance and law in all areas of our mission and ministry.

Although face coverings are no longer mandatory, they are encouraged, for the benefit of others. If you have any symptoms of Covid-19, please do not come to the church but stay at home and seek advice.

Last updated 23/09/2022 ASM