Hope City York



Chris & Gosia Denham
Lead Pastors

Welcome to Hope City Church in York

We are a pentecostal church in the heart of Yorkshire, with a passion for the people of York and the surrounding region.

Packed full of families, students, young professionals and everyone else – we aim to connect each and every person to the life changing message of Jesus Christ through the power of God’s community, His Church. Everyone is welcome.

Christmas Service Updates:

Sunday 8th December
-NO 5:00PM Service in York due to Carols
Instead hop on our free coach to the Carols event in Leeds
(Tickets and More Info here)

Sunday 15th December
– 5:00pm Christmas Service

Sunday 22nd December
– 5:00PM service as normal

Sunday 29th December
– no service on this Sunday. Join us in the New Year on 5th Jan.

Your Next Steps

Church around the Table

Our Dinner Parties are fortnightly on Wednesday night at 7:30pm and can be found all across York!

Build His House

Our Teams help make our services possible and create an amazing atmosphere for people to arrive and connect with each other and with God!


Whizz Kids

For all 2-10s

Neon Youth

For all 11-17s


This is your year!

Young Adults

For all 18-30’s

She Is

Womens Ministry of Hope City Church


The Melbourne Centre
Fishergate, Escrick Street, York, YO10 4AW

Please note from January we will be meeting at The Novotel

What’s Coming Up



Christmas Service

The Melbourne Centre, Escrick Street, York, YO10 4AW
5:00 pm



Dinner Christmas Parties

See website for venues
7:30 pm



Sunday Service

The Melbourne Centre, Escrick Street, York, YO10 4AW
5:00 pm



No Sunday Service due to New Year Holidays

The Melbourne Centre, Escrick Street, York, YO10 4AW
5:00 pm


Listen to the latest messages from Pastor Chris Denham and team, preached live at Hope City York. We hope that this resource will equip and inspire you in your walk with God.

Meet the Team

Chris and Gosia Denham

Chris and Gosia are the Lead Pastors of Hope City Church in Leeds and York. Having completed training at Cliff (Bible) College in Derbyshire, they joined Hope City in Sheffield where they serves as Student Pastors for 8 years. In 2005 they moved to Leeds to head up our location. They have two children, Joel (15) and Ania (11).

Ed & Gemma Overend

Ed & Gemma are our Service Pastors in York looking after everything that goes into making church happen on a Sunday. They have been part of Hope City Church since 2006 when they came to university in Leeds, met each other and got married. Since then they have carried many different roles and now form part of the senior team. They have one amazing boy, Josh and another on the way!!

Robert & Mary Tailby

Robert and Mary are our Assistant Pastors overseeing the Pastoral side of church life. Mary is also our Finance Administrator. Having joined Hope City in 2016 they soon became an integral part of helping people find new life and transformation in God. They have been married nearly 30 years and have two adult children, Caz and Ben.