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St James the Deacon is a welcoming, friendly church serving God and the community in Woodthorpe, Acomb Park and Foxwood, along with parts of Dringhouses West and Acomb within the city of York.
The Parish was formed in the 1950’s to meet the needs of new new housing being built in South West York and the current church built in 1970 with the Hall added in 2010.
We are the only church dedicated to James the Deacon, an Italian misionary who came to Yorkshire and Northumbria in the seventh century and ministered to the people there in dangerous circumstances.
We invite you to find out more through exploring this website and would love to welcome you in person to our church and hall.
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9.30 am -11.00am
The church is open, There is a cup of coffee waiting.
Come in for a chat, time-out, or even a quiet time in church.
Toys for the children and a warm welcome to all.
EVENTS COMING UP
SATURDAY, 8 JULY
9.30 am - 12.30pm
COFFEE MORNING & TABLE TOP SALE SUMMER FARE
in the Church Hall
For the full Events programme
09:45 - 12:15 Singing for the Brain
12:30 - 14:00 Hall Cleaning
17:15 - 19:45 Shinko Karate
10:00 Holy Communion
10:00 - 11:30 BabyBallet
16:30 - 19:00 Hopwood
19:00 - 21:45 Peacock Tree Yoga
11:00 - 13:00 Black Velvet Dance
13:15 - 14:45 Pilates with Lou
19:30 Choir practice
19:45 - 21:15 Peacock Tree Yoga
Hall closed for maintenance