Christmas Events and Services
Join us as we celebrate the birth of Christ at Christmas. We’d be delighted to welcome you!
Our Sunday 10 am services will be live-streamed on Zoom and on our YouTube channel. To receive details of the Zoom link, please subscribe to our weekly email, which will contain details of all of our services.
Saturday 9 December, Carols by the Green
11am-1pm Drop in for mince pies, mulled wine, Christmas Crafts to make and buy, and we sing our favourite Christmas songs and carols. Bring your friends and family for a warm and welcoming Christmas celebration!
Sunday 10 December, Christmas Messy Church
3.45 – 5pm Join us for stories, activities, fun songs and have tea together as we tell the Christmas story and celebrate together. Messy Church is for everyone, and is especially suitable for little ones.
Sunday 17 December, Christmas Carol Service
6pm, A traditional service with the singing of carols, readings as well as anthems by the St John’s choir, and brass band. Do stay for refreshments afterwards. This service will last approximately an hour.
To join the service on Zoom, click here.
Sunday 24 December, Christmas Eve
8am Said Mass
10am Sung Mass, we celebrate the last Sunday of Advent with our usual Sunday services
Christingle, Christmas Eve
3pm and 4.30pm, join the fun as we tell the story of Jesus’ birth, sing Christmas songs, and light our Christingle candles. These services are especially suitable for families and little ones.
Midnight Mass, Christmas Eve
11.30pm This beautiful late-night service celebrates the birth of Christ, the Light of the World, coming to us in the midst of darkness. This service includes the singing of carols, music by the St John’s Choir and brass band, a sermon and Holy Communion. It will last approximately 1hr 20 minutes.
Monday 25 December, Christmas Day
10am Sung Festival Eucharist We celebrate Christmas morning and the birth of Jesus, ‘Emmanuel – God with us’, with carols, music, readings, a sermon, and Holy Communion in a service lasting just over one hour.
We look forward to welcoming you as we celebrate Christmas together.