Sunday 27 November 

6pm - The Advent Sequence                                                     A candlelit service of hymns, readings and carols to mark the beginning of Advent.

Sunday 18th December

4pm - Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Traditional carols, readings and nativity followed by mulled wine and mince pies at Black Notley Hall. A wonderful celebration of Christmas.  

Christmas Eve 
12noon - 2pm - A Time to Remember
The church is open during this time for you to come and remember loved ones who have died by lighting a candle and adding their name to our tree.  Prayers will be said at 1.45pm.

4pm - Crib Service, the Christmas Story for Children

Illuminated Crib
As the story is told, children bring forward the crib figures and build the nativity scene.  Light a candle as you come to look at the finished nativity.  

11.30pm  Midnight Mass and Blessing of the Crib
A joyful yet solemn celebration of our Christmas hope.  

Christmas Day
8am - Holy Communion
10am - Christmas Eucharist for all ages
 
Sunday 8th January
4pm - Christingle Service
On Epiphany Sunday, our Christingle service ends the Christmas season.  There is a special invitation to those who have been baptised in 2016.

Verse of the day