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Christmas at St Andrew’s

Sunday 17 December
4.00pm Christingle & Family Carols followed by Christmas crafts in St Andrew’s Hall

Thursday 21 December

6.30pm Community Carols in the churchyard; indoors if weather is bad
7.30pm ‘A Light in the Dark’ High Wired Circus perform their Christmas show

Sunday 24 December, Christmas Eve
4.00pm Crib Service (with younger children in mind)
*6.30pm Nine Lessons & Carols (not suitable for young children)
11.30pm Midnight Eucharist

Monday 25 December, Christmas Day
8.00am Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am All-age Communion

Saturday 6 January, Epiphany
*4.00pm Epiphany Procession

* Please note the service times (changed from previous years)

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Verse for the week

From the fig tree learn its lesson: as soon as its branch becomes tender and puts forth its leaves, you know that summer is near.
Mark 13.28

Latest news

#GodWithUs part 2: Christingle!

The second #GodWithUs film looks at Christingle services. You’re very welcome to come along to the St Andrew’s Christingle Service at 4pm on Sunday 17th December.

Sign up for “Your Christmas Journey”

The Archbishop of Canterbury writes, Christmas is, for many, a busy time of year filled with the joys of carol singing, presents and celebrations with family and friends. For others, Christmas can be a lonely time shaped by sadness and memories. Christmas can also be a time to pause and reflect. In fact, that’s one…

Watch the first #GodWithUs film

Watch the first of three Christmas 2017 films looking at what happens at Church of England churches during Advent and Christmas! The first shows a Nine Lessons and Carols service taking place.

Shoebox gifts for Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child deliver shoeboxes to children around the world, partnering with local churches to share the good news of Jesus Christ and God’s love through an unconditional gift at Christmas time. We won’t be gathering shoeboxes as a church this year, but if you would like to make up a shoebox to be delivered to…

Gift Day for Unseen UK

In November last year we had a mission giving day for Unseen UK, a Christian charity working to support victims of human trafficking in the UK. Thank you to all those who donated, we raised a total of £790.27 from the gift day with an additional £500 from the PCC Mission and Giving fund which…

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