Christmas Services 2017

Christmas Services at St Mary’s


Sunday 17th December


11am             Parish Eucharist with Junior Church Nativity Offering.

Come and join us as our children lead our worship.

6.00pm         A Service of Nine Lessons & Carols

                        Our traditional carol service led by St Mary’s Choir


Wednesday 20th December


9pm               Charity Carol Singing around local pubs and restaurants

Meet at church after choir practice at 8.45pm


Thursday 21st December


Evening         Carol Singing at the Royal Neurological Hospital, West Hill

A long-standing event that has been running for 70 years.

                        Details: Bob & Carole Cooles ([email protected])


Sunday 24th December (Christmas Eve)


11.00am       Blue Christmas Parish Eucharist

                        Our usual Sunday Morning Service will focus on those who find this time of year difficult, or who have particular reasons why this Christmas is particularly hard. Please invite those you think might find this helpful.


Christmas Services (Sunday 24th & Monday 25th December)


4.00pm         Crib Service for Children


11.00pm       The Blessing of the Crib & Midnight Mass

                        The traditional Christmas night service with carols


8.30am         Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

A quiet celebration in the early morning.


11.00am       Christmas Morning Festival Eucharist

                        Families of all sorts gather for Christmas morning worship, with carols,  time at the crib for children – and a short sermon(!), getting you home in time for the turkey.