Filey Parish is an enthusiastic Church of England family that offers a variety of worship styles from traditional to very informal.
You will find a warm and friendly welcome at all of our churches
as we gather to worship God in fellowship with each other.
We welcome all people
with love, respect and equality.
Due to the current lockdown in England services at all three churches - St. Oswald's Church in Filey, St. John's Church in Filey and St. Thomas' Church in Gristhorpe are postponed until further notice. The full statement can be read by downloading the pdf file.
If you are not able to visit a church in person, then you may be interested to know that the Church of England are providing weekly services online.
The Daily Hope phone line enables anyone who doesn't have access to the internet to listen to music, prayers and reflections as well as full worship services from the Church of England at the end of a telephone line. Please tell anyone who may benefit of this FREE telephone number.
January 31 would have been our Candlemas service at St Oswald’s celebrating with a Christingle Service and guest interview with Helen Whitely, Relationship Manager for Yorkshire and the North East.
However, all that is now being pushed on-line as we are not able to come together. The service will be short but also available on our YouTube channel, which you will be able to watch at any time to suit you. We will also provide a service sheet for home use and if you would like a ‘Christingle in a Christingle bag’ delivering, please would you contact the office by Friday 23rd January and leave us your name and address.
As a Parish we support various groups. One of these is 'The Chocolate Box' a Church Army Project working with vulnerable women in the North of England. The most recent newsletter from Debs Battersby is now available to download by clicking on the image of the newsletter.
We are one church family with three church buildings
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Welcome to Filey Parish website.
Whether you are local or a visitor we extend a very warm welcome to you and look forward to meeting you.
If you are unable to find what you are looking for please get in touch and we will do all we can to help you.
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation there is some fluidity in what we are able to offer so please be aware that cancellations may happen without much notice.
For 'Safeguarding' details please use the menu or link at the bottom of the page.
Liz Goodwill - Parish Safeguarding Officer
Nigel Chapman - Vicar 07434 651658
Visiting for the first time
If you are visiting us for the first time you might like to know:
There is no dress code, come as you are!
Services last for about an hour
We have lavatory facilities at each church and access for wheelchairs at St Oswald's, St John's and the Parish Centre
Off-street parking is available at each church
The Parish Praise Service at St John's is family friendly and informal but families are warmly welcomed at all our services.
We pray that you will enjoy your visit and encounter Jesus personally.