Christmas Services 2019

Ashby cum Fenby Carol Service
Sunday, 8 December at 4 pm

This service at St Peter’s Ashby is a traditional sequence of of well-loved Bible readings and carols for the whole community.

Barnoldby Carol Service
Friday, 13 December 6.30 pm

An informal service of well-loved readings and carols for the whole community at St Helen’s, Barnoldby le Beck.

New Waltham Carols & Hot Chocolate
Monday, 16 December at 6.30 pm outside, 7pm inside

New Waltham Academy Primary School will lead carols around the tree outside then we move inside for hot chocolate, mince pies, and an evening of carols ‘by request’.

Ravendale School Christingle
Tuesday, 17 December at 5 pm

This service at St Martin’s, East Ravendale is for all the children and families connected with East Ravendale Church of England School.

Ravendale Christmas Service
Friday, 20 December at 6.30 pm

This service at St Martin’s, East Ravendale. is a service for the whole community: a mix of traditional readings, informal stories & carols. The school choir will help lead the service.

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Waltham, Saturday, 21 December at 6.00 pm

This is the traditional choral service of Nine Lessons and Carols at All Saints Waltham. Please note it is on Saturday this year, not Sunday.

Brigsley Carol Service
Sunday, 22 December at 3.30 pm

A child-friendly, mostly child-led celebration of Christmas at St Helen’s, Brigsley: hear the story, sing the carols, enjoy crowding in to the beautiful old church.  There will be mince pies and drinks at Brigsley Village Hall after the service.

Christmas Eve

Waltham Crib & Christingle
Tuesday 24 December at  2 pm and 4 pm

This service has become so popular that we do it twice at All Saints, Waltham. The 2 pm service is especially appropriate for families with the youngest children, but all are welcome at either service.  There will be candles, sharp things, sweets, and a story or two. Children may need to supervise their adults quite carefully.

Midnight Mass, Waltham
Tuesday, 24 December at 11.30 pm

This is the time of starlight and wonder. For older children, it’s a rite of passage: an initiation into a ‘grown up’ world where joy can come through beauty and stillness.

New Waltham Crib Service
Tuesday, 24 December at 6 pm

Come share the Christmas story, and help prepare the manger for the Christ Child.

Christmas Eucharist, New Waltham
Tuesday, 24 December at 9 pm

This is a quiet place to join with others to celebrate Christmas and welcome the God who comes to share our lives.

Christmas Day

Said Eucharist, Waltham
Wednesday, 25 December at 8 am

A quiet, said celebration of the Eucharist to start Christmas Day.
All Saints, Waltham

Christmas Eucharist with Carols, Waltham
Wednesday, 25 December at 10 am

Carols and a joyful sung Communion for the whole community.
All Saints, Waltham

Ashby

BCP Holy Communion
Wednesday, 25 December at 9 am

A quiet, said service of Holy Communion from the Book of Common Prayer.