All Saints, Pavement, is the Guild and Civic church of York. It is also the Regimental church of the Royal Dragoon Guards. As a result there are many special services held each year at the church

Window on the Saints.

For the Sunday morning services during August we are to have a series based on our fine East window created to express our dedication to "All Saints".  It is the largest of our Kempe windows and was created in the 19th century by the finest stained glass artist of the age.  We will be looking at the left hand column with its representations of Moses, Abraham, Noah, Isaiah, King David, St John the Baptist, SS Catherine and Margaret,  SS Aidan, Wilfrid and Paulinus.  These will be discussed during the sermon at the 10.30am service on August 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th. A picture of the window can be downloaded here. 


For the Sunday evening services on 12th, 19th and 26th August during Evensong we are to have a musical series called "Toccata!".  It will highlight three wonderful organ toccatas which will be introduced and performed by our organist Tim Hone.  The three tocattas are 12th August Toccata and Fugue in D minor. BWV565 (J.S.Bach);  19th August Toccata from Symphonie V (Charles Marie Widor) and 26th August Toccata from Dieu parmi nous (Olivier Messiaen).  

The Poppy Project 2018 

WW1 Armistice Day 100th anniversary

Remembrance Day 11 Nov 2018

All Saints Pavement has launched a year long project which will end in November 2018. The beautiful lantern has images of poppies high above the church – look up and you will see the poppies, they will particularly visible at night with the lantern light illuminating the poppies.

We are asking individuals and groups to make poppies during the next 12 months.

The poppies can be knitted, crocheted, made from felt or however you wish to make them and they can be any size. 

Poppy Project 2018 launch

See our Poppy Project 2018 section for more information

  Stained Glass Window  

On 2 July 2015, a new stained glass window created by Helen Whittaker of Barley Studios was installed in All Saints Pavement Church. It remembers those who died in Afghanistan especially Matthew Hatton, David Hart and Ashley David Smith. The public gave donations, via The Press, York's newspaper. On behalf of the families and the church - thank you. Rev'd Jane Nattrass Priest-in-Charge.

On 1 October 2015 , the window was dedicated by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu. Later that day, Barley Studio received the Master's Award for Craftsmanship awarded by the York Guild of Building. 


Both the 10.30 and 18.30 services are sung services and are supported by the choir. The church has a strong choral tradition.

There is also a said service of Holy Communion at 9.00am on Sundays. Our services each Sunday use the liturgy of the Book of Common Prayer

9 am Holy Communion

10.30 am Choral Matins or Sung Eucharist

6.30pm  Evensong




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