2017 Christmas Services

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Christmas Eve

2.15pm Organ Recital

 

Prior to the Carol Service resident organists Benedict Wilson and Stephen Dodsworth will be performing a selection of Christmas music on the church organ.

 

3.00pm A Service of Lessons and Carols  (Doors open at 2.15pm)

Our highly popular traditional carol service in which we hear the ancient prophecies about the coming of Jesus from the Old Testament and the story of his birth in the Gospels. Between the Lessons the choir sing beautiful Christmas music and lead the singing of the carols.

 (This service is not suitable for very young children. They are very welcome at all other services, especially The Big Nativity at 5pm). 

 

5.00pm Christingle Service at St Helen’s, Clifford Chambers

5.00pm The Big Nativity

An interactive crib service for families in which the amazing events in the stable are brought to life and we sing carols together. Children are invited to come dressed as their favourite nativity character and join in if they wish.

 

 

6.30pm    Carols for All 

 

Break out the Christmas jumpers and join with us for an informal service of carols and Christmas readings. 

 

(Please note the choir will not be singing at this service).

 

 

7.30pm Luddington Carols on the Green

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11.00pm Midnight Mass (Doors open at 10.15pm)

Our first Eucharist of Christmas is a wonderful celebration of Holy Communion with plenty of candles! As we enter Christmas Day itself, we rejoice that Jesus Christ is here with us, not just a baby born 2,000 years ago, but present in bread and wine and within each of us.

 

 

 

Christmas Day

8.00am Holy Communion

 

A short service using traditional language with a few carols. The perfect, peaceful start to your Christmas Day

 

 

9.15am Christmas Eucharist at St Helen’s, Clifford Chambers

9.15am Christmas Eucharist at All Saints’, Luddington

10.00am All Age Eucharist 

 

This service of Holy Communion is for all the family, whatever your age! With Christmas carols, crèche facilities for the younger ones and an interactive talk, it’s a joyful celebration of Christmas for the whole community.

 

            Today in the town of David

        a Saviour has been born to you;

                 he is Christ the Lord