This year, we are thrilled to be able to hold our Christmas services in their normal capacity. We welcome all to join us in celebrating this festive period. You can expect atmospheric candlelit services, carols and nativity scenes all in celebration of the birth of Christ. 

Sunday 5 December

Tea Time Praise 4pm Sunday 5 December
A family-friendly service for toddlers, young children, parents and carers.

Churches Together – Carols by Torchlight
6pm Sunday 5 December

Wrap up warm and bring a torch and join us in St Mary’s Churchyard as we sing carols. Seating inside the candlelit church for those who wish to sit.

Wednesday 8 December

Big Carol Sing 2pm Wednesday 8 December
Join us for carol singing followed by refreshments.

Saturday 11 December & Sunday 12 December

Christmas Tree Festival
10am-4pm Saturday 11 December
11am-4pm Sunday 12 December

Come and see the trees that various individuals
and groups in our community have decorated.

Sunday 19 December

Families at Four Christingle Service
4pm Sunday 19 December

A service suitable for children of all ages. Each child will be given a decorated Christingle Orange with a lighted candle. Money collected will support the Children’s Society.

Christmas Eve

Nativity (Crib) Services 2pm & 4pm Christmas Eve
Children can wear their own costumes as we retell the story of the Nativity in words and carols.
Midnight Mass 11.30pm Christmas Eve
A traditional Communion Service with carols.

Christmas Day

Christmas Day Communion 10am,
A service for the whole family with carols.

As our normal practice collections at our Nativity (Crib) Services, Midnight Mass and Christmas Day Communion will be on behalf of charities and this year the collections will be shared between The Need Project and the Afghanistan Crisis Appeal.

Government guidelines state that everyone (unless exempt or aged under 11) in churches must wear a face covering. Please check our website for any last minute changes due to government guidelines. Currently there are no restrictions on the sizes of congregations.