Services

The parish of St Mary's offers a variety of services, drawing upon both traditional and contemporary strands.

 

Regular Services at St Marys

Sunday 1st December The First Sunday of Advent
8.00 am Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00 am Family Christingle Service
The Posada starts its journey – Mary and Joseph stay each night in different homes, arriving at the Crib Service on Christmas Eve.
6.00 pm A Service of Readings and Carols for Advent
A service to prepare us for the coming of Jesus into the world.

Friday 6th December Locus Youth Club
6.30 pm Parish Room (10yrs+ welcome)

Sunday 8th December The Second Sunday of Advent
8.00 am Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00 am Parish Eucharist

Sunday 15th December The Third Sunday of Advent
8.00 am Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00 am Parish Eucharist
Sunday School
4.30 pm English Arts Chorale Christmas Candlelight Concert
With mulled wine & refreshments. (Please see separate details in Parish Magazine)

Sunday 22nd December The Fourth Sunday of Advent
8.00 am Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00 am Parish Eucharist
No Sunday School
6.00 pm Service of Nine Lessons and Carols by Candlelight
Please stay for mulled wine and mince pies afterwards.

Tuesday 24th December Christmas Eve
4.00 pm Family Crib Service
…… and the arrival of the Posada.
If children wish to participate they could come dressed as one of the Nativity characters.
11.00 pm Midnight Mass

Wednesday 25th December Christmas Day
8.00 am Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00 am Family Eucharist

Sunday 29th December The First Sunday of Christmas (The Holy Family)
8.00 am Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00 am Family Eucharist – Coming of the Wise Men
Please come as or with someone dressed as a King, Queen or wise person. Today we see the arrival of the Magi in Bethlehem

Last Modified 27-Nov-2019
 
 

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