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A selection of Christmas services, events and concerts in Spalding and the surrounding district for 2011.  Apologies for all errors and omissions; to add or edit your event, please contact us.

The brochure with this listing, published on 7 October 2011, is attached at the bottom of this page. 

Sunday 27 November

10:00am Carol service, St Peter & St Paul, Gosberton


Saturday 3 December

Christingle in Hall Place, Spalding
Christmas Tree Festival and Fayre, Broad Street Methodist

Sunday 4 December

11:00am Opening service as part of The Crescent lights switch on festival weekend (John Hayes MP, pictured right, cutting the ribbon)
Christingle in The Crescent, Spalding
Christmas Tree Festival and Fayre, Broad Street Methodist
3:30pm Christingle Service in The Crescent


Tuesday 6 December

7 for 7:30pm Carols and Quiz night, Duke of York, Gosberton Risegate; supporting Centrepoint Homeless and Vulnerable People Help Centre, Boston

 
Wednesday 7 December

10:30am Parkinson’s Carol Service at Broad Street Methodist 

Thursday 8 December

6:30pm Multi-Cultural Christmas Party at Gleed Girls' School with contributions from many local performers; tickets £3.50
This event is open to Church groups, members of other communities and anyone who would like to participate in this Christmas celebration; more info from Mrs Carmel Bombardini, EAL Co-ordinator, Gleed Girls' CAL & Technology College 


Saturday 10 December

10:30am Christmas Tree Festival and Fayre, Broad Street Methodist
6:30pm NCH Circuit Christingle service, Broad Street Methodist

Sunday 11 December

10:30am Christmas Tree Festival and Fayre, Broad Street Methodist
10:30am Junior Church Festival service, Spalding United Reformed Church
3:00pm Carols service, Whaplode Methodist
4:00pm Afternoon Tea and Carols, Gosberton Methodist
4:00pm Christingle, St John's
6:00pm Christingle service, Broad Street Methodist
6:00pm Carol service, St Gilbert & St Hugh, Gosberton Clough
6:30pm Christmas Celebration with Paul Poulton and Viv Neville (Youtube) at Lighthouse Pentecostal
6:30pm Christmas Taizé
, St John's

Tuesday 13 December

6:30pm St Mary's CofE school nativity service, St Mary's, Whaplode

Wednesday 14 December

7:30pm Flint Street Nativity, performed by Act II Theatre Company at Ayscoughfee Hall Museum, £9, £7.50 and group discounts
7:30pm Brass concert: Holbeach Town Band for Help the Heroes at St John's

Thursday 15 December

3:00pm Carol service, Lutton Marsh Methodist
7:30pm Flint Street Nativity, performed by Act II Theatre Company at Ayscoughfee Hall Museum, £9, £7.50 and group discounts

Friday 16 December

9:30am Ayscoughfee School carol service at Broad Street Methodist
7:00pm Carols by Candlelight, Gosberton Baptist
7:30pm Flint Street Nativity, performed by Act II Theatre Company at Ayscoughfee Hall Museum, £9, £7.50 and group discounts

Sunday 18 December

10:00am Carols and Communion, St Peter & St Paul, Gosberton
10:30am Nativity service, Broad Street Methodist
10:30am Carol service, Gosberton Baptist
10:30am 
Carol service, Gosberton Risegate Methodist
10:30am Carol service, Moulton Chapel Methodist
10:30am SHCC Christmas Special All Age worship; refreshments afterwards including mulled wine & mince pies; at Ayscoughfee Hall school, London Road, Spalding, PE11 2TE
10:30am Family service with items from the children; tea coffee & mince pies, Spalding Baptist
10:30am Carol service, Spalding United Reformed Church
10:30am Nine lessons and carols, St Mary's, Whaplode
10:30am Nativity service, followed by tea, coffee and mince pies, St Thomas's Road Methodist
11:00am Nativity service, Calvary Baptist

2:30pm Carol service, Gosberton Clough Methodist
2:30pm 
Carol service, Moulton Methodist
3:00pm 
Carol service, Holbeach Drove Methodist
5:30pm Carols by Candlelight, Quadring (church hall chapel if St Margaret's roof not repaired)
6:00pm Carol service, Bicker Methodist
6:00pm Carol service, Gosberton Methodist
6:00pm Candlelight Carol service, St Thomas's Road Methodist
6:00pm 
Carol service, Sutterton Methodist
6:30pm 
Carol service, Holbeach Methodist
6:30pm Traditional Carols by Candlelight, Lighthouse Pentecostal
6:30pm Carols by Candlelight, Church Parade; tea, coffee & mince pies, Spalding Baptist
6:30pm Carols by Candlelight, St John's
6:30pm Lessons and Carols, St Mary & St Nicolas

Wednesday 21 December

7pm Christmas with Cantemus, Broad Street Methodist
7:30pm Presence service at Deeping St Nicholas: How in Narnia it was “always winter and never Christmas”  

Saturday 24 December, Christmas Eve

3:00pm Nativity service, Quadring (church hall chapel if St Margaret's roof not repaired)  
3:00pm Christmas Eve at Sutterton Methodist
4:00pm Carols, The Immaculate Conception and St Norbert
4:00pm Crib service, St John's
4:00pm 'Almost Christmas' Christingle, 
St Mary & St Nicolas
4:00pm Nativity service, 
St Peter & St Paul, Gosberton
4:30pm Children's Mass, 
The Immaculate Conception and St Norbert
6:30pm Christmas Eve at Holbeach Methodist
7:00pm Carol service, Broad Street Methodist
9:00pm Carols, Holy Trinity Holbeach
9:30pm Vigil Mass of Christmas
, Holy Trinity Holbeach
11:15pm Christmas Eve Communion, Bicker Methodist
11:15pm Christmas Eve Communion, joint service with the Spalding Methodist churches at Spalding United Reformed Church
11:30pm Carols, The Immaculate Conception and St Norbert
11:30pm Midnight Mass, Quadring (church hall chapel if 
St Margaret's roof not repaired)
11:30pm Midnight Mass, St John's
11:30pm Midnight Mass, St Mary & St Nicolas
11:30pm Midnight Communion, St Paul’s
11:30pm Midnight Mass, united service with Baptist and Methodist congregations at 
St Peter & St Paul, Gosberton
12:00 Midnight Mass, 
The Immaculate Conception and St Norbert

Sunday 25 December, Christmas Day

8:00am Communion, St John's
8:00am Holy Communion, 
St Mary & St Nicolas
9:00am Holy Communion, St Gilbert & St Hugh, Gosberton Clough
9:15am Christmas Morning Parish Eucharist at St Paul’s
9:30am Mass, Holy Trinity Holbeach
10:00am All Age Christ Morning service, St John's
10:00am Family Communion, St Mary & St Nicolas
10:00am Christmas morning at Gosberton Baptist
10:00am Christmas Day, Gosberton Methodist
10:30am Christmas morning worship, Holbeach Methodist
10:30am Spalding Baptist, Christmas morning Family Service; children invited to show one of the gifts they have received 
10:30am Quaker Meeting at the Friends Meeting House; all visitors most welcome
10:30am Christmas Day service, Spalding United Reformed Church 
10:30am Family service, St Thomas's Road Methodist
11:00am Christmas worship (just a half hour service) followed by carols, mince pies and refreshments, Calvary Baptist
11:00am Morning Worship, Lighthouse Pentecostal
11:00am Mass, The Immaculate Conception and St Norbert

Saturday 31 December

7:30pm - 11:00pm New Year's Eve Party, followed by worship service to see the New Year in together, Lighthouse Pentecostal



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