Holy Trinity Church

Holy Trinity Church in Barkston Ash is one of the churches in the Sherburn Group of Parishes which also includes:

  • All Saints - Sherburn in Elmet
  • All Saints - Saxton
  • St Ricarius - Aberford
  • St Mary the Virgin - Micklefield.

Holy Trinity is situated on Church Street, Barkston Ash.

Further details about the Parish Group can be found at www.sherburninelmetgroup.org.uk


Reverend Canon Christopher Wilton, The Vicarage, Sir John’s Lane, Sherburn in Elmet.
Tel: 01977 682122
Reverend Martin Otter. The Old Post Office, Main Street ,Barkston Ash.
Tel: 01937 557254


Services are held each Sunday at 9.15 am.
The first Sunday in the month is the family service – everyone is welcome and children are encouraged at take part in the service by reading or joining in a craft activity. After this service refreshments are served.

When there is a fifth Sunday in the month, there is only one service in the benefice which begins at 10.00am held at each church in turn.
There is a Christingle service, usually, on the first Sunday in February where the Christingle collection candles are returned and the collection is sent to the Church of England Children’s Society.

There is an evening Harvest Festival service held in September/October followed by harvest supper in the village hall.

At Christmas there is a Carol Service, and on Christmas Eve there is Crib service especially for the children where the story of the birth of Jesus is retold in play form with the help of local children.

All of the churches support Father Matthias, Bishop of the Ho Diocese in Ghana.