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Holy Trinity during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Last updated Wednesday 27 May 2020 at 15:41.

Following the Prime Minister's announcement on 23rd March, the Church of England have closed all church buildings (as well as suspended public worship) until further notice. Sadly this means we will not be meeting in person at church or Jacob's Well. All other events and gatherings are cancelled, this includes the Saturday breakfast, lunch, coffee mornings, the Festival of Ideas and Bloom! York. This new webpage aims to keep people updated and to provide useful links to information, resources and support. Sign up for email updates. For those who do not have internet access; we will provide updates by telephone and post.

Weekly e-news

View our latest weekly newsletter. Sign up for email uodates if you wish to recieve a weekly email.

The monthly magazine will continue to be published. This can be downloaded or sent via post.

Phone tree and community support

To keep in touch during this time we have a new phone tree system in place. People are paired with volunteers who will telephone them regularly and help with shopping, posting letters, and collecting medicines.

If you would like to be part of this, for someone to call you regularly or you need help with shopping, or to call others in our community email us at mark@holytrinityyork or call us on 01904 630518. Please also contact us if you would like to volunteer and support people in the community.

Jacob's Well

Our medieval church hall, Jacob's Well, remains closed until further notice. To query, amend or cancel bookings email us at jacobswell@holytrinityyork or call us on 01904 630518

Services of prayer

During this time we will broadcast prayer services on Facebook and via telephone. All are welcome to join in. The services are:

  • Wednesday 27 May - Compline for Thy Kingdom Come at 7pm
  • Thursday 28 May - Compline for Thy Kingdom Come at 7pm
  • Friday 29 May - Compline for Thy Kingdom Come at 7pm
  • Saturday 30 May - Compline for Thy Kingdom Come at 7pm
  • Sunday 31 May - Morning Prayer at 11am
  • Wednesday 3 June - Midday Prayer (Sext) at 12.15pm

We have two ways you can join in these services from home – see below. You can join from 5 minutes before the start time. For those at home or no internet access, the weekly pew sheet and service book will be sent in the post.


To join by calling from your telephone

To help with audio/sound quality we are changing how you join by telephone. We hope this will address feedback we have received.

Please see the details under each service on the pew sheet (above). Dial the number and when asked the meeting ID. Calls to 03 numbers cost no more than a national rate call to an 01 or 02 number and must count towards any inclusive minutes in the same way as 01 and 02 calls. 

To join if you have internet access

Go to our Facebook page Holy Trinity York and watch the video. Once you are on the page, click on ‘live video’.

Coffee mornings on Zoom

Join us via Zoom or telephone from 10am to 11am on Wednesdays for a coffee morning in our own homes. To join by telephone dial 0330 088 5830 and enter the meeting ID 788 838 668 when asked.

To join from your computuer, smartphone or tablet go to:

Other ways to worship at home

There are many other ways to worship at home. Download a pdf listing what is available on television and radio.

Sources of help and support

Keep in touch

A great way to keep in touch is to follow our social media accounts below. You can email us at info@holytrinityyork and call us on 01904 630518.