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Christmas Church Services

Christmas Services Here are details of all the Church Services in Hutton Rudby over the Christmas period this year.  We hope you find one that you would like to come to as you will be very welcome at all of them. May the joy of Christmas be with you! Father Bill and the R.C. congregation … Read more

A Special Programme of pre-Christmas events

Hutton Rudby Churches have organised a special programme of pre-Christmas events for each Sunday afternoon in December.  These are for everyone but particularly for children with plenty of opportunities for dressing up and taking part.   The first one, on 1st December at 4.00pm, is a special Christmas presentation by the Open the Book Team, who … Read more

Benefice of the Whorlton Group of Churches

The new Benefice of the Whorlton Churches was formed on 1st November 2019 with Revd. Robert Opala as Rector.  The churches which form this Benefice are Carlton,  Crathorne, Faceby, Middleton, Potto, Rudby in Cleveland and Swainby.

Film and Spirituality

Film and Spirituality – Discovering Gospel values and the meaning of life in film October Theme – The Mystery of Connection and communication You are warmly invited to the first session of our new project, SPIRITUALITY & FILM, during which we hope to explore different films in search for God and the meaning of life. … Read more

News for the Pews 18th August 2019

Services for Today 9.15am – Holy Communion Service 1.00pm – Baptism of Hannah Rita Swales 2.30pm –  Tea served in All Saints – come and have a cuppa!  Treasure Trail for children.                    Prayers are asked for: young people who received exam results this week as they … Read more

Feast of Fun

Feast of Fun, organised by Together Middlesbrough and Cleveland Feast of Fun is a development of work that has been going for the last four years, providing themed holiday clubs for children during school holidays, with healthy snacks and lunches provided.  Many of the families really struggle during the holidays, as they rely on free school … Read more

Benefice Pilgrimage May 2019 – Update and pictures

A reflection on this Pilgrimage around the new Whorlton Benefice by Avril Rhodes, reader from St Mary Magdalene, Yarm. A Grand Day Out – with apologies to Wallace and Gromit You could call it “The Pilgrimage of Thanksgiving and Unity” or the 26km time trial (if Robert Opala’s Soviet made GPS is anything to go … Read more

Pentecost – the birthday of the Church

Pentecost Sunday Pentecost is the birthday of the Church and at the 9.15am Morning Service we celebrated with a “Pentecost cake”. The central candle represents Christ our Light who promised to send the Holy Spirit and the twelve white candles surrounding it represent the Apostles receiving the Holy Spirit in tongues of fire. The seven … Read more

Benefice Walk 6th May 2019

The Pilgrimage of Thanksgiving across the New Benefice of Whorlton 2019 There is a spiritual theme to this year’s walk, ’The Pilgrimage of Thanksgiving and Unity Across the New Benefice of Whorlton’, which takes in all eight churches cared for by our Clergy, Rev. Canon John Ford, Rev. Robert Opala and Rev. Alison Hutchinson. Walkers … Read more