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St Mary and Christ Church
December 2017

Saturday 2nd December 2017 11:00amChristmas FayreParish Christmas Fayre held in St Mary's Church at the top of Greyhound Hill. Food, cakes, books, activities for children, and lots of fun. Come and join us!
Sunday 3rd December 2017 8:00amHoly Communion at St Mary’sA said celebration of the Eucharist according to the Book of Common Prayer, with a sermon.
9:30amSung Eucharist at St Mary’sA sung Eucharist using contemporary language, with sermon and Junior Church. Music led by choir. Refreshments are served after the service in church.
11:30amSung Eucharist at Christ ChurchA sung Eucharist using contemporary language, with sermon. Refreshments are served after the service in the parish centre.

6:30pmAdvent Carol Service at St Mary’sA traditional service of lessons and carols on the first Sunday of Advent sung by the Choir. This is normally a very popular service - come along and join us to begin this season. All are welcome!
Tuesday 5th December 2017 3:30pmKids' CaféKids' Café meets every Tuesday during term-time and is open from 3.30pm - 5pm. With weekly themed activities for primary school age children. We have lots of food and fun too. All welcome!
Sunday 10th December 2017 8:00amHoly Communion at St Mary’sA said celebration of the Eucharist according to the Book of Common Prayer, with a sermon.
9:30amSung Eucharist at St Mary’sA sung Eucharist using contemporary language, with sermon and Junior Church. Music led by choir. Refreshments are served after the service in church.
11:30amSung Eucharist at Christ ChurchA sung Eucharist using contemporary language, with sermon. Refreshments are served after the service in the parish centre.

4:00pmChristingle ServiceA service on light to prepare for Christmas. Based on the traditional Christingle (orange, candle, sweets, etc), this service is designed for children. All are welcome!

A special collection is taken for the Children's Society
Tuesday 12th December 2017 3:30pmKids' Café CANCELLED We are sorry to say that we have had to cancel the Nativity play today due to no water. Various schools have closed in the area because of this and we feel it's best to make an early decision. We will try to let everyone know.

We will reschedule the play in January.
4:30pmKids' Café Nativity CANCELLED We are sorry to say that we have had to cancel the Nativity play today due to no water. Various schools have closed in the area because of this and we feel it's best to make an early decision. We will try to let everyone know.

We will reschedule the play in January.
Sunday 17th December 2017 8:00amHoly Communion at St Mary’sA said celebration of the Eucharist according to the Book of Common Prayer, with a sermon.
9:30amSung Eucharist at St Mary’sA sung Eucharist using contemporary language, with sermon and Junior Church. Music led by choir. Refreshments are served after the service in church.
11:30amSung Eucharist at Christ ChurchA sung Eucharist using contemporary language, with sermon. Refreshments are served after the service in the parish centre.

6:30pmChristmas Carol Service at St Mary’sA traditional service of nine lessons and carols sung by the Choir. This service is very popular and we encourage people to arrive early to get a seat. All welcome.

Monday 18th December 2017 7:00pmSMSJ Carol ServiceSMSJ School Carol Service (admission by ticket only)
Sunday 24th December 2017 9:30amSung Eucharist at St Mary’sA sung Eucharist using contemporary language, with sermon and Junior Church. Music led by choir. Refreshments are served after the service in church.
11:30amSung Eucharist at Christ ChurchA sung Eucharist using contemporary language, with sermon. Refreshments are served after the service in the parish centre.

5:00pmCrib Service at St Mary'sA service for children telling the story of the nativity. Children are encouraged to get involved by dressing up as characters in the story. Costumes provided!

All welcome.
11:30pmMidnight Mass at St Mary'sThis service will be the first Eucharist of Christmas where we bless the crib and celebrate the Nativity of Our Lord. A service in candlelight, with festive carols and hymns. All welcome.
Monday 25th December 2017 Christmas Day
10:00amChristmas Day Eucharist at St Mary'sA Sung Eucharist for Christmas Day. Come along with children (and toys!). Carols and readings for Christmas Day! All are welcome.
10:00amChristmas Day Eucharist at Christ ChurchA Sung Eucharist for Christmas Day. Come along with children (and toys!). Carols and readings for Christmas Day! All are welcome.
Sunday 31st December 2017 New Years Eve
8:00amHoly Communion at St Mary’sA said celebration of the Eucharist according to the Book of Common Prayer, with a sermon.
9:30amSung Eucharist at St Mary’sA sung Eucharist using contemporary language, with sermon and Junior Church. Music led by choir. Refreshments are served after the service in church.
11:30amSung Eucharist at Christ ChurchA sung Eucharist using contemporary language, with sermon. Refreshments are served after the service in the parish centre.