Who are we?
Church is a local ecumenical partnership between the Church of England
and the Methodist Church together with the Roman Catholic Chaplaincy to
the University of York. All services of worship are held jointly between
Anglicans and Methodists. Our congregation is
an eclectic mix of ages, backgrounds and nationalities. We seek to be
an open, caring and inclusive church and everyone is welcome to worship
us. This website
gives you a glimpse of our church life to help you find fellowship among
us and so feel part of this church community. See our diary and read about our groups and activities.
Where are we?
The church building
is on the edge of the University of York campus, in the village of Heslington,
close to the city of York. The church was extended in 1973 and now seats
around 250 people. It also
chapel which is used for small services and quiet prayer. How to find us.
What has Heslington Church ever done for you?
The church serves the
local community by bringing together a diverse group of wonderful people who feel united by their faith.
Who pays for all of this?
Contrary to what many people think, the church does not receive any goverment funding and is entirely dependent on donations. Read more and download finance leaflet.
News: AGM 2015
The Annual Meeting took place on Sunday 19th April as part of the 10am service. The Annual Report is available here.
News: Friends of Heslington Calendars for sale
Beautiful 2016 Heslington photo calendars are for sale in the church for £7 each. All profits will go to Friends of Heslington Church.
News: Friends of Heslington Church launched
Heslington Church has opened a special fund to raise money for repairs and improvement of our beautiful building. We wish to preserve this well-loved church at the heart of the local community and improve its facilities for all. In excess of 100.000 pounds is needed. If you value your church, please help us to secure its future! Read more in this leaflet.
News: Heslington Flower and Art Festival
In the first weekend of September Heslington Church hosted an extravaganza of floral art inspired by the paintings, glass, ceramics and sculpture of York based artists, displayed alongside (and for sale). The festival was well attended, and many people spoke very positively about the event, the venue, and the organisation. It was a great success. Thanks to all involved!
All Are Welcome
"We are an eclectic mix of ages, backgrounds and nationalities. We seek to be an open, caring and inclusive church."