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Advent Sunday 3rd December


6.30pm Advent Carols and Readings – at St Michael’s Church, AL3 4SL

This is a beautiful service, with music led by the choir and inspired by movement from darkness to light. The service is structured around the ‘Advent Antiphons’, ancient titles for Jesus and the powerful prophetic readings which inspired them.

Wednesday 6th December

8-9pm “A Christmas Carol” seasonal tour of St Mary’s Church, AL3 6JJ

An exploration of Christmas customs past and present; led by Alison Hook. Refreshments available afterwards.

Sunday 10th December

6pm Community Carols – St Mary’s

The traditional Christmas service of Nine Lessons and Carols; the readings to be led by groups that meet in St Mary’s Schoolroom. Refreshments available afterwards.

Sunday 17th December

9.30am Communion and Children’s Nativity Play – at St Michael’s

6.30pm Community Carols –St Michael’s

The traditional Christmas service of Nine Lessons and Carols; the readings to be led by groups that meet in the Parish Centre and Memorial Hall.

Sunday 24th December – Christmas Eve

4pm Crib Service – at St Michael’s

Simple and fun! Ideal for children – please come as a character from the story – shepherd, angel, donkey, star…

11.30pm Midnight Mass – at St Michael’s

Seasonal wonder and hearty singing, with music led by St Michael’s Choral Scholars.

Monday 25th December – Christmas Day

9.30am Communion and Carols – St Michael’s

11.15am Communion and Carols – St Mary’s

Festive celebrations for all ages.

Sunday 4th February – Candlemas

9.30am Communion and Christingle-making – St Michael’s

A festival of light to mark the close of the greater Christmas season.