Christmas will, as usual, be a busy time at St Lawrence. Come and join us over Advent and the Christmas season to rejoice in God's great gift to us - His son, Jesus Christ.

+ On Saturday 4th December, York Musical Society will be performing their annual Christmas Concert, supported by brass quintet, at 4pm. Read more here.

+ On Friday 15th December at 7:30pm, the Friends of St Lawrence will be holding a Christmas Celebration. Featuring a fine supper and entertainment including carols on handbells, poems, and carols, tickets will go fast at £5 each (contact Christine or any of the clergy or churchwardens for tickets). Please bring your own wine! (glasses provided)

+ On Sunday 17th December, the church's annual Carol Service will be at 6pm. This is always a popular occasion and will be followed by refreshments.

+ On Tuesday 19th December, St Lawrence's School Carol Service will be held in the church at 9am. Children's families and all supporters of the school welcome.

+ Again on Tuesday 19th December, we will be singing for Carols Till Closing at the Waggon & Horses pub - come along from 8:30pm for an informal sing and a pint!

+ On Sunday 24th December - Christmas Eve - instead of the usual Sunday service pattern there will be a Sung Eucharist at 10am, a family Crib Service at 3pm, and Midnight Mass at 11:30pm.

+ On Monday 25th December - Christmas Day - there will be a Sung Eucharist at 10am.

+ There will be much more going on too - look out for further details! We look forward to welcoming you soon.

An active Church of England church in York, between the busy University of York campus and the ancient city walls – serving the Parish of St Lawrence -with-St Nicholas with Christian prayer, worship, fellowship, hospitality, and charity.