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Sunday and Christmas Services for December


Services for Sunday 1st December

The First Sunday of Advent

8am (Sp) Holy Communion (BCP)
10am (Ch) Family Service
10am (Cr) Family Communion
10am (Li) Posada Service
5.30pm (Wh) Advent Candlelight Service, following Christmas Fayre

Services for Sunday 8th December

The Second Sunday of Advent

10am (Ch) Morning Prayer
10am (Cr) Morning Worship (Matins)
10am (Li) Family Communion
6pm (Sp) Carol Service
6pm (Wh) Benefice Evensong

Services for Sunday 15th December

The Third Sunday of Advent

10am (Li) Morning Worship
10am (Sp) Matins
10am (Wh) Family Service
4pm (Ch) Carol Service
6pm (Cr) Carol Service

Services for Sunday 22nd December


10am (Cr) Christmas Benefice Communion Service
6pm (Li) Carol Service

Tuesday 24th December

Christmas Eve

2.30pm (Wh) Crib Service
4pm (Ch) Crib Service
4pm (Li) Crib Service
4pm (Sp) Crib Service
4.30pm (Cr) Posada Service
11.15pm (Ch) Midnight Service, with Wherwell
11.30pm (Sp) Midnight Service

Wednesday 25th December


         8am   (Cr)   Christmas Holy Communion

       10am   (Ch)  Christmas Family Service

       10am   (Cr)   Christmas Family Service with Nativity                               Play by the Sunday School

       10am   (Li)    Christmas Family Communion

       10am   (Sp)   Christmas Family Service

       10am   (Wh)  Christmas Family Communion

Services for Sunday 29th December

The First Sunday of Christmas

10am (Sp) Benefice Communion Service