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. 

Revd. Canon Elaine Bielby.

Palm Sunday

Sunday 2nd April - Palm Sunday

Please join us for the following services:

8:00 AM – Holy Communion (BCP)
10:15 AM – All Age Service. Reverent worship with a more relaxed style.
5:00 PM – St. Helen’s Online (Zoom)

Maundy Thursday

Monday 3rd to Thursday 6th April - Holy Week

Please join us each evening in Holy Week for a service at 7:30pm. 

Lent, Holy Week and Easter

Friday 7th April - Good Friday

Please join us for the following services:

10:00 AM – Morning Prayer.
11:00 AM – Hunsley Churches Together United Service at St Mary’s Church, Elloughton.
1:30 PM – Communion from the reserved sacrament.
2:00 PM – The Last Hour.

Sunday 9th April - Easter Day

Please join us for the following services:

10:15 AM – Parish Eucharist. There will be an Easter egg hunt for children in the churchyard.
5:00 PM – St. Helen’s Online (Zoom)

Sunday 16th April - Annual Parochial Church Meeting

Please join us at 11:40am for the Annual Parochial Church Meeting.

Sunday 16th April - Messy Church

Please join us for Messy Church at 3:30 PM. For more details of please click here.

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Sunday 23rd April - Parish Eucharist

Please join us for the following services:

10:15 AM – Parish Eucharist. Our primary style of service. The choir sings, we read the Bible, affirm our faith, pray and share Holy Communion together.
5:00 PM – St. Helen’s Online (Zoom)

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Sunday 30th April - All Age Service

Please join us for the following services:

10:15 AM – All Age Service. (Note: on 5th Sunday in April rather than 1st Sunday in May)
5:00 PM – St. Helen’s Online (Zoom)

Wednesday 3rd May - Deanery Confirmation Service

Please join us for the Deanery Confirmation Service at 7:30pm with the new Bishop of Hull, Bishop Eleanor.

There are several Confirmation candidates from St. Helen’s and Howden Minster.

Sunday 7th May - Coronation Themed Service

The Coronation of The King and The Queen Consort will take place at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6th May. Please join us on the following Sunday for a Coronation themed service at 10:15am.

Gardens Festival

Dates for your diary

28th May – Pentecost Picnic
25th June – Gardens’ Open Day

St. Helen's 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).
3:30 PM – Messy Church (3rd Sundays)
5:00 PM – St. Helen’s Online (Zoom)
6:30 PM – Evening Prayer (2nd and 4th) (Temporarily suspended)

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 27/03/2023 ASM