Welcome from St. Denys, York! We are a traditional Anglican Church, based in a beautiful medieval church, committed to sharing and celebrating the love of Christ within our local community. Please use the links on the left to navigate around our website and catch up with our latest news below.

 

 

NEWS

 

Open Day: A big thank you to everyone who joined us on Saturday 7th as we celebrated York's 50+ festival!

Folk Night. On the 5th October Joska and Anthony's monthly folk and world music concerts at St. D's featured Joshua Burnell. Find out more on the York Press website here.

Work Begins! Having successfully secured a HLF grant to save our north aisle from collapse work has begun at St. D's. Please note that we are still open for services on Sunday at 10am. To find out more about the project please visit our fundraising page here.

The cabins are in place and the scaffolding is going up!

Harvest. Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Harvest celebrations. Many a bag of food is on its way to Carecent. To find out about all there good work please click here.

Congratulations to Colin on being made a Freeman of the City of York! 

Freeman!

Great Success at St. Crux! The sun shone, the crowds flocked and we raised £1103! Thank you so much to everyone who visited us at St. Crux. We had a number of friends from outside of the congregation to whom we offer our most hearfelt thanks! 

Super Saturday at St. Crux

Brilliant Brunch and Bubbly! We celebrated the successes of the last year royally at the home of our priest-in-charge, Jane Nattrass, and with congregation members providing a splendid feast. And we were able to enjoy, in welcoming sunshine, Jane’s beautiful garden and gracious home - joined by friends from who have helped us with our fundraising bids this year. So many, many warm thanks to all from St Denys’ and here's to the next year! 

Brunch and Bubbly!

Big Thank You! Thank you to everyone who joined us for the final talk by Fiona Shaw. It was a great event and we raised over £100!!! We hope to have a new series of talks ready for Spring 2018. 

Glee! On the 15th June, St. D's hosted the Glee singers from the University of York. The concerted was themed around 'True Colours', an included songs such as, 'Josephs' Coat of Many Colours', 'Blackbird', and 'Black and Red' from Les Mis. 

The Glee Singers

Great News! Marie Taylor, who many of our regular congregation will know as the chairperson for the York Branch of the Wrens, has been awarded a British Empire Medal. Well done Marie Taylor BEM! Read more about Marie and other York heroes here.

Book Group: On the 29th June the St. D's book group will be discussing the second half of John Pritchard's 'Something More' (so rich a text that it needs two weeks!). It doesn't matter if you haven't read the first half as the chapters all stand alone: don't believe me? Read it! Do come along. Find out more here.

Thank you! A big thank you to Professor Bill Sheils from the University of York for his talk on the medieval parishes of York. A great evening!

Prof. Shiels Lecture

Monthly Music: The first of Joska and Anthony's monthly concerts at St. D's was absolutely brilliant. Make sure you don't miss out on the next one: 6th July. Find out more here.

Joska and Anthony

Tusen Takk!: A big thank you from all of us at St. D's to the visiting Norweigan Choir who joined us for our service on Sunday and delighted us with an impromptu sing along afterwards. 

The Visiting Choir

Great News! Jose Knowles has been accepted to train as a reader in the Church of England! We are all so happy and proud! Well done Jose!!! 

Success! The first of our talks was a great success. Many thanks to Dr. Charles Kightly for a fascinating lecture on the history of St Denys. And we raised over £150.00 to save our north aisle! Thank you to everyone who came and gave so generously. Please join us next month for the second in our series by Professor Bill Sheils on the medieval parishes of York. Find out more here.

Dr Kightly in Action 

A Big Thank You! Thank you to everyone who supported us yesterday at St. Crux! We raised over £950! A great way to spend the bank holiday weekend.