NOTICE: Suspension of Public Worship in the Church of England

Updated Wednesday 20th May 2020

Following advice from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, public worship in the Church of England has been suspended.

At Bridlington Priory this means that:

  • All church services and activities are cancelled until further notice.
  • The Priory Church building is no longer open for private prayer, access to the food bank, or the shop.

Donating Online to Bridlington Priory

If you are able to make an online donation to support God’s mission through the Priory at this difficult time, please click here for information on how you can help.

Services: Live from the Priory

  • The sacramental life of Bridlington Priory will be maintained. Rev. Matthew Pollard will use Facebook Live to celebrate Holy Communion on behalf of the congregation, streaming live from the Priory. Following the live stream, the service will be available to watch on YouTube.
  • Please click here for further information on upcoming services. You will be able to download the order of service to follow along at home.
  • Everyone is encouraged to light candles in their windows at 7:00pm on Sunday to show that the light of Christ in our communities is not extinguished.

Priory Prayer: Say One For Me

Although the Priory building is closed, you are most welcome to use the Priory Churchyard and the Labyrinth for personal prayer and reflection, remembering to observe social distancing guidelines. You can also request prayer for yourself or others. Please click here for further information.

Pastoral Care

Our pastoral care team visits people at home, leads services in residential care homes, and takes communion to those who cannot attend church.

For further information, please telephone Rev. Jean Fowler (01262 673019).

‘Listening Ear’

‘Listening Ear’ is a confidential service for those who are burdened with concerns that affect themselves or others, and just need someone to listen.

While the weekly meetings are not taking place at the Priory at the moment, you can email priorylisteningear@gmail.com if you are in need of support or assistance.

Bridlington Priory Choristers: ‘Risen Lord’

Eight of the Bridlington Priory choristers have recently recorded the following piece (‘Risen Lord’ by Barry Rose) from their own homes.

“This is our first attempt at ‘remote singing’ – we hope you enjoy the end result as much as we enjoyed making it.”