St Mary's Church is the parish church of East Cottingwith and Storwood.

Please see Events for services to be held in East Cottingwith

For further details of services across the villages including Wheldrake and Thorganby please refer to the Elvington, Sutton upon Derwent and East Cottingwith parish newsletter.

Keep in Touch

The staff team for the benefice is listed below. Please feel free to contact any member if you have a question or need to talk:


Licensed Readers
Dr Catherine Grievson 27 Valley View, Whwldrake    YO19 6AJ            01904 448349           email:
(Catherine usually has Saturday as a day off)

Margaret Clegg,     Bridge House, Thorganby             YO19 6DA           01904 448735           email:
(Margaret usually hasWednesday as a day off)


Remembrance Sunday Service

The link below will take you to a simple service filed in St. Mary's Church prior to lockdown.

Hope that this service, in some little way, helps us to remember and honour the members of the parish who have given their lives for our Country.



Archbishop Sentamu leads prayers at St Mary's

  • Prayer Beads to guide us through the prayer rotation
  • Pilgrimage of Prayer, Witness and Blessing
  • Special Prayers for the Pilgimage
  • Prayer for Setting Out on Pilgimage