Coronavirus - Whitby churches suspend public worship

Public workshop in Whitby churches is being temporarily suspended.

By Duncan Atkins
Wednesday, 18th March 2020, 1:29 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th March 2020, 1:30 pm
St Mary's Church, Whitby
St Mary's Church, Whitby

This follows advice from the Archbishops of York and Canterbury.

Sign up to our daily The Scarborough News Today newsletter

This includes St Hilda’s, West Cliff, St Mary’s and St John’s in Whitby as well as the Anglican parish churches in the surrounding villages.

Fr Michael Gobbett said that churches may be open for prayer at certain times and in particular, St Mary’s Church in Whitby will be open from 10am to 3pm each day.

For details of opening of other churches, people can contact your local clergy or church officials.