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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.
10:00amSung 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.
11:15amSung 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!
Monday 4th December 2017 7:00pmHealing Eucharistat Christ Church. All welcome.
Tuesday 5th December 2017 9:00amSMSJ School Eucharistat St Mary's. All are welcome.
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!
Wednesday 6th December 2017 12:00pmEucharistat St Mary's. All welcome!
Thursday 7th December 2017 12:30pmEucharist at Christ Church. 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.
10:00amSung 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.
11:15amSung 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
6:30pmChoral Evensong at St Mary’sA service of Choral Evensong. The choir sings the canticles and an anthem, and a sermon is preached.

Monday 11th December 2017 7:00pmEucharistat Christ Church. All welcome.
Tuesday 12th December 2017 9:00amSMSJ School Eucharistat St Mary's. All are welcome.
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!
4:30pmKids' Café NativityA nativity play involving all our children from Kids' Café. Please come along! All are welcome.
Wednesday 13th December 2017 12:00pmEucharistat St Mary's. All welcome!
Thursday 14th December 2017 12:30pmEucharist at Christ Church. All welcome.
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.
10:00amSung 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.
11:15amSung 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 6:30pmSMSJ Carol ServiceSMSJ School Carol Service (By invitation only)
Wednesday 20th December 2017 12:00pmHealing EucharistA healing Eucharist with the ministries of laying on of hands and anointing of the sick. All welcome!
Thursday 21st December 2017 12:30pmEucharist at Christ Church. All welcome.
Sunday 24th December 2017 8:00amHoly Communion at St Mary’sA said celebration of the Eucharist according to the Book of Common Prayer, with a sermon.
10:00amSung 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.
11:15amSung Eucharist at Christ ChurchA sung Eucharist using contemporary language, with sermon. Refreshments are served after the service in the parish centre.

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.
Wednesday 27th December 2017 12:00pmEucharistat St Mary's. All welcome!
Thursday 28th December 2017 12:30pmEucharist at Christ Church. All 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.
10:00amSung 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.
11:15amSung Eucharist at Christ ChurchA sung Eucharist using contemporary language, with sermon. Refreshments are served after the service in the parish centre.