York Minster

York Minster invites everyone to discover God's love - join our vibrant community of all ages in worship and in fun.

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York Minster invites everyone to discover God's love through our welcome, worship, learning and work. For over a millennium, people have come to seek inspiration in this place of wonder. York Minster is one of the world’s most magnificent cathedrals, a masterpiece in stained-glass and stone, with foundations rooted in the nation’s earliest history and its vast spaces are brought to life with the glory of worship and heavenly music.

York Minster has a vibrant community of all ages and offers daily services, social events, small groups and opportunities to volunteer. For students the Minster offers the chance to be part of a diverse and loving church community alongside opportunities to gather with fellow students and young adults for Christian fellowship.

What do we do for students?

18-30s Group – A group of 18-30 year olds from the Minster community meeting fortnightly for Bible study, friendship and fun.

R&R – A discussion group meeting fortnightly in the pub discussing the prevuous Sundays Gospel reading with a member of the clergy team and applying it to our everyday life.

Socials – The Minster community hosts regular events including safari suppers and Desert Island disc evenings, the 18-30s group also holds events such as meals together, desert parties and pilgrimages (this year we visited Holy Island)

Volunteer opportunities – The Minster boasts a 500 strong team of volunteers from stewards and volunteer guides to flower arrangers. There is also the opportunity to get involved with the Minsters growing youth work including a fortnightly toddler service, youth group and Sunday School.

When & Where


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Sunday Services
8.00 Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00 Sung Eucharist (Common Worship)
11.30 Choral Matins
16.00 Evensong

Weekday Services
07.30 Matins (Zouche Chapel)
07.50 Holy Communion (Zouche Chapel)
12.30 Monday–Friday Holy Communion (CW, BCP Wednesday) (All Saints’ Chapel)
17.15 Evensong Tuesday-Saturday
Evening prayer - Monday

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