Derwent Deanery

The Deanery of Derwent runs along the east side of York down the A19 towards Selby. It is made up of villages that form part of York’s suburbs, as well as more rural villages such as Bubwith, Stillingfleet and Thorganby. Find out more about the churches in Derwent Deanery here.

Catching up with BBC Radio York during his week at Derwent, the Archbishop talked about his journey so far, the greatest thing about the christian faith being God's constant forgiveness, and the levels of learning, teaching and enthusiasm in our schools. 

12th April 2016

9.00am Pilgrimage Prayers at St Nicholas Dunnington. Leave around 9.45am to walk through Dunnington to Barley Studios. Leave around 11am to walk to Warthill Primary School (if time allows) for 11.55am visit. Walk to Stockton on the Forest calling at Dean's Garden Centre around 2.00pm. Visit Stockton on the Forest Primary School then 4.00pm Pilgrimage Prayers at Holy Trinity, Stockton-on-Forest.


13th April 2016

8.30am Pilgrimage Prayers at All Saints Bubwith. Visit Bubwith Community Primary School. 10.15am call in at church tea club. From 11.00am walk around North Duffield village calling in at playgroup. Pause for prayer at St Helen's Church Skipwith around 12noon. Visit Queen Margaret's School. Leave around 1.30pm to walk to Escrick Primary School. 3.00pm call in at community tea at Escrick & Deighton Social Club. 5.00pm Pilgrimage Prayers at Stillingfleet Methodist Church.


14th April 2016

9.00am Pilgrimage Prayers at St Thomas OsbaldwicK. Visit Tiddlywinks Nursery. 10.15am join coffee morning at St Thomas. Walk to travellers' community for 11.15am. 12noon call in at St James’ Murton. 12.30pm visit Yorkshire Museum of Farming. 2.00pm visit Grimston Court Residential Care Home. Visit Murton Hall. 4.00pm visit the Derwenthorpe development. 5.00pm Pilgrimage Prayers at St Thomas Osbaldwick. 7.30pm An Evening with Archbishop Sentamu at St Mary Riccall.

15th April 2016

9.00am Pilgrimage Prayers at St Mary’s East Cottingwith. 9.45am Drive to Hagg Bridge then walk to Sutton on Derwent. Around 10.00am call in at RK & CE Smallwood. 10.40am call in at Sutton on Derwent village hall for coffee. Leave around 11.10am to walk to Elvington. Visit Elvington Primary School then drive to Elvington Industrial Estate. 1.00pm call in at Hop Studio Micro Brewery. 2.00pm call in to Wheldrake Village Hall. Leave around 2.15pm to walk to Thorganby CE Primary School for 2.30pm visit. Around 4.30pm walk from Church Cottage, Wheldrake to Thorganby. 5.30pm Pilgrimage Prayers at St Helen Thorganby.

16th April 2016

9.00am Pilgrimage Prayers at St Mary Riccall. Leave around 9.45am to walk to Barlby. 11.15am visit Abbey Lea Care Home. 12noon lunch at All Saints Barlby. Leave around 1.00pm to walk to Selby Garden Centre. 2.30pm meet with Community History Group at Hemingbrough Memorial Garden. 3.30 Prayers at St Andrew’s Cliffe. 7.30pm Evening Fundraising Concert by Railway Institute Band at St Mary Hemingbrough.

17th April 2016

10.30am Eucahrist at St Nicholas Dunnington. 3.00pm Deanery Celebration Service at St Helen Escrick.