Advent & Christmas

We have a full Advent and Christmas programme scheduled in 2019

Christmas Market, Saturday November 30th, 10 am – 4 pm

Be sure to drop into our Christmas Market, where you can shop locally from 16 different vendors, offering unique gifts at affordable prices.  Plus members of our own parish will be selling their homemade baking, jams, jellies and crafts.  In the morning we will have carollers, a performance by the children of Reaching Out Through Music, and String Quartet.  There will be a raffle at 2 pm and there are a number of prizes including a fabulous quilt made by a parishioner.  Bring a bag and get your Christmas shopping done early.

Advent Lessons and Carols, Sunday December 1st, 4 pm

Enter into Advent, the Season of waiting and hope through a special choral liturgy with accompanying Bible Readings.  Enjoy the sounds of our famous choir as they sing the music of Holman, Ledger, Near, Carter and Bruckner.  Fruit Cake and Sherry reception follows.

Listen to a Christmas medley of choral music that our choir sang in 2018.

Children’s Musical: Once Upon a Starry Midnight, Sunday December 15th, 4 pm

Drop by for a humorous and touching play of the Christmas story presented by children of the community.

Nine Lessons and Carols, Sunday December 22nd, 4 pm

Enter into the sacredness of the Christmas week with a candlelight, traditional service featuring a selection of Christmas Carols and Readings from the Bible.  You will be treated to the music of Chilcott, Sirrett, Holman, Vaughan Williams, and Rutter.  A mince tart and mulled wine reception follows.

Christmas Eve, Tuesday December 24th, 5 pm

Communion Service with Carols and the Christmas Story for Children.

Christmas Eve, Tuesday December 24th, 10 pm

A candlelit service with a traditional Festal Choral Eucharist, featuring Christmas Carols.

Christmas Day, Wednesday December 25th, 10 am

Joyful Celebration of the Nativity of our Lord.