Following Church of England guidelines regarding the COVID 19 virus, all services and social gatherings at St Mary's will cease from today, 17th March 2020.


Following further advice from the Bishops (23/3/2020) the church doors will be closed until further notice

until we are advised by them that we can reopen.


The Vicar will write a weekly service sheet with sermon and readings each week and this can be found on the Service Sheet page The daily Stations of the Cross are also on this page.


All church events including the AGM meetings have been cancelled or postponed until later in the year.


The Parish Magazine will not be published until the situation resolves. But it can be found on this website


Please look out for any elderly or vulnerable people around you who may need help, as well as looking after yourselves.


Please remember you are held in God's love and we as the Parish Church in Acklam will support you.


We will keep this page updated as further information is received.




       Safeguarding at St Mary's



 Safeguarding is taken very seriously by St Mary's Acklam

Whether this be children or vulnerable adults.  


Our safeguarding officer Gillian Dorman-Smith can be contacted on 01642 821619

This number is ONLY to be used if there are any concerns regarding safeguarding


                                                      Our Safeguarding policy can be found at our entry in a 'Church Near You' under Safeguarding


 www.achurchnearyou.com/church/19289/page/48558/view


We follow the guidlines issued by the York Diocese of the Church of England

          

                                                                                         www.dioceseofyork.org.uk/safeguarding