Stainton, Hilton and Brookfield Churches

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    Stainton, Thornton, Maltby, Hilton and Brookfield.

    You can find out about our Safeguarding at these links: Stainton, Hilton and Brookfield


    What's New? - Updated on 14th September 2020

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    Stainton Church Private Prayer

    With Stainton Church now open for Public Worship on Sunday mornings the PCC has decided to suspend the Wednesday afternoon Private Prayer sessions, the last of which was held on Wednesday 9th September 2020.

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    Church Annual Meetings 2020

    Click here for the Stainton meetings on 6th September 2020

    Click here for the Hilton meetings on 10th September 2020

    Click here for the Brookfield meetings on Date TBC

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    Stop Press! Good News!

    At the service held in Stainton Church on Sunday 26th July 2020 the Bishop of Whitby made the following announcement:

    I am very pleased that the Revd Claire Todd has been appointed as Priest-in-Charge of Stainton with Hilton and Brookfield.  Claire was a Reader in Redcar before going to Ridley Hall, Cambridge, to study for ordination, and for the last three years she has been Assistant Curate at Marton.  We anticipate that Claire will take up her new post in mid to late October.


    Please click here to see our Covid19 update.

    Stainton Church is open on Sunday mornings (11.00am) for Public Worship.

    Please bring a face covering to wear during the service if you are coming.

    Hilton and Brookfield Churches remain closed for the time being.

    Please click here to see the updated calendar.

    If you would like to speak to a member of the clergy please contact the following:

    Area Dean, Revd Clay Roundtree (Tel: 01642 - 760171)


    Click here for our page about the Stainton weekly e-News and other resources for "worship at home" during the Coronavirus outbreak; and click here if you would like to sign-up to receive by e-mail the weekly e-News.


    This information is correct as of 14/9/2020.

    The Diocese of York has issued guidance for Churches about Coronavirus Covid-19 which can be found  here; the Church of England has also issued guidance which can be found here.

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    Once the Coronavirus pandemic is over we expect to return to our usual pattern of services as follows:

    9.15 am: Holy Communion, St Margaret's, Brookfield

    11.00 am: Holy Communion, St Peter & St Paul's, Stainton

    8.00am: Holy Communion, St Peter's, Hilton (*)

    (*) On the fifth Sunday of the month it will be Evensong at 6.00pm and

    on the third Sunday the service will be Morning Praise at 9.30am

    On the first Sunday of each month there will be just one Holy Communion service for the Church Family (Plurality). The services will be all be at 11.00am and will be held at:

    Brookfield (Jan, Apr, July and Oct);

    Stainton (Feb, May, Aug and Nov); and

    Hilton (Mar, Jun, Sept and Dec).

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    On Wednesdays during term-time in Hilton Church there is a weekly Wardens' "Pop-in"

    The Church will be open from 10am til 11am when you will be welcome to come in for a cuppa and a chat.

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    On Thursdays in Brookfield Church Room; and

    on Tuesdays in Stainton Parish Room

    there is a weekly "Drop-In".

    All will be welcome to come to one or both "Drop-Ins" any time between 2.00pm and 3.30pm for a cup of tea or coffee, a biscuit and a chat (no charge).

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      Stainton Church                      Hilton Church                          Brookfield Church

    St Peter's Church, Hilton, St Peter & St Paul's Church, Stainton, and St Margaret's Church, Brookfield, are all dedicated:

    • to being a visible Christian presence within the communities they serve,
    • to holding those communities before God in prayer,
    • making real and valued contributions to addressing issues,
    • offering pastoral care, and support, and
    • providing places and patterns of worship to help people from all walks of life to draw closer to God and worship Him.

    The Stainton and Hilton Churches have a rich and long heritage of service:

    • St Peter's dating back to the 12th Century in the present building; 
    • St Peter and St Paul's having a foundation which  probably dates back to the 7th Century.

    Brookfield Church was originally a "daughter church" within Stainton Parish:

    • St Margaret's became a Parish in its own right in 1988.
    In the 21st Century all three buildings and worshipping communities offer beautiful venues for weddings and Baptisms and we hope to welcome families to celebrate these special events with us.

    We hope that you can find the information you are looking for about our Churches, but if not, please do contact us



    Vicar:                   Position vacant


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