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Christmas 2014

Christmas services, concerts and events advised by churches across the area, in addition to their usual service times and diary events for November and December:


First Sunday in Advent30 November

10am–12 noon: Christmas workshop for children aged 3 to 11 years, 50p per child. Please book in advance via 
St Margaret's church hall, Quadring - cancelled, 24/11/2014
10:00am: United Benefice service for the first Sunday in Advent with Moulton & Moulton Chapel, Holbeach St John at St Mary's, Whaplode

4:00pm: Advent Carols at St Peter & St Paul; organised by CT Gosberton
6:30pm: Elloe East Deanery Advent service, All Saints, Holbeach
6:30pm: Advent Carols, St Mary's, Pinchbeck
6:30pm: Carols for Advent Sunday, St Mary & St Nicolas

Thursday 4 December

7:30pm: Carols at the Duke of York, Gosberton Risegate; organised by CT Gosberton

Friday 5 December

From 3:15pm - around 6pmMessy Churchfor Christmas at Gosberton Clough Methodist  (FB)

Saturday 6 December

10-3pm: Christmas Tree Festival and Fayre, donations from festival for AGAPE foodbank plus 10-12: crafts for children; Broad Street Methodist (see also 29 November)
Daily, 6th-27th, 10am-4pm: Christmas Tree Festival, all proceeds to various charities, St Mary & the Holy Rood, Donington; more pictures on Facebook
11-5pm: Christmas Tree Festival, Ss Peter & Paul, Gosberton
2-5pm: Open House Exhibition at Wykes Manor, PE11 4SD: Arts & Crafts, mulled wine and mince pies

Sunday 7 December

11-5pm: Christmas Tree Festival, Ss Peter & Paul, Gosbertonpictures on Facebook
2-5pm: Open House Exhibition at Wykes Manor, PE11 4SD: Arts & Crafts, mulled wine and mince pies
3:00pm: Christingle; Broad Street Methodist
3:00pm: Christingle service, St Bartholomew, West Pinchbeck

Monday 8 December

3:00pm: Christingle service, St Mary's, Cowbit

Tuesday 9 December

6:30pm: Boston College Carol Concert with the Church of England Parish Day School Choir, St Mary's Singers, the Belleplate and Hand Bell ringing teams at the Red Lion Quarter
6:30pm: Carol service for St Mary's school in St Mary's church, Cowbit

Thursday 11 December

11:00am: Matt's Mums PartySt Matthew's, Sutton Bridge
3:00pm: Christingle, Tydd St Mary's

Friday 12 December

Daily, 6th-27th, 10am-4pm: Christmas Tree Festival, all proceeds to various charities, St Mary & the Holy Rood, Donington
7:00pm: Carols by Candlelight, Gosberton Baptist; mince pies and coffee

Saturday 13 December

10am - 12 noon: Coffee Morning with Christmas DrawSt Mary & the Holy Rood, Donington
11-3pm: Christmas Tree Festival and Fayre, Gosberton Baptist
11-5pm: Christmas Tree Festival, Ss Peter & Paul, Gosberton
11:30am-3:00pm: Christmas Tree Festival & Christmas FayrePinchbeck Baptist
1-5pm: Christmas Tree Festival, St Mary's Weston
2-4pm: Messy Church, All Saints', Moulton
7:30pm: Holbeach Town Band Christmas Concert at All Saints church, Moulton; spiced apple juice and mince pies; retiring collection
7:30pm: A Christmas Cantata with the South Holland Singers, St Mary & St Nicolas, £8, students free

tbc: Children's Christmas Party, South Holland Community ChurchAyscoughfee School, PE11 2TE


Sunday 14 December

10:30am: Carol service, Moulton Chapel Methodist
10:30am: Junior Church Festival service, followed by lunch, Spalding United Reformed Church
10:30am: Christingle Family ServiceSt Mary's, Pinchbeck
11:00am: Family Christmas Celebration - Drama, Dance & Choir, Lighthouse Church
11-5pm: Christmas Tree Festival, Ss Peter & Paul, Gosberton

1-5pm: Christmas Tree Festival, St Mary's Weston

2:00pm: Christingle, St Matthew's, Sutton Bridge
2:30pm: Carols service at Gosberton Risegate Methodist church  

3:00pm: Christingle service, All Saints', Moulton
3:00pm: Christingle, St John's, Weston Hills

4:00pm: Christingle, St Mary & the Holy Rood, Donington
4:00pm: Carols by Candlelight, Tydd St Mary's

5:30pm: Carol service, St James, Moulton Chapel
6:00pm: Carols at St Gilbert & St Hugh, Gosberton Clough, with St John's choir
6:00pm: Carol service, St Paul's

Wednesday 17 December

Daily, 6th-27th, 10am-4pm: Christmas Tree Festival, all proceeds to various charities, St Mary & the Holy Rood, Donington
7:00pm: Sacrament of ReconciliationHoly Trinity, Holbeach

Thursday 18 December

7:00pm: The Christmas Miracle, a performance of the Nativity in song and tableau,  St Bartholomew, West Pinchbeck
7:30pm: Christmas Concert with Simply Sing, King's Lynn and Sutton Bridge Community Gospel ChoirSt Matthew's, Sutton Bridge


Friday 19 December

7:00pm: Carol service, refreshments and Retrospekt, Holy Trinity, Holbeach
7:30pm: Carol Concert with Holbeach Town Band, tickets £5.00, inc Mulled wine & mince pies, St Mary & the Holy Rood, Donington

Saturday 20 December

Daily, 6th-27th, 10am-4pm: Christmas Tree Festival, all proceeds to various charities, St Mary & the Holy Rood, Donington
11:30am-3:00pm: Christmas Tree Festival with refreshmentsPinchbeck Baptist
1-5pm: Christmas Tree Festival, St Mary's Weston

Sunday 21 December

10:00am: Family Nativity followed by refreshments, 
Broad Street Methodist
10:30am: Morning worship for Christmas, Gosberton Baptist
10:30am: Christmas service followed by early afternoon Christmas meal (please book with South Holland Community ChurchAyscoughfee School, PE11 2TE)
10:30am: Christmas Family Service, Spalding Baptist
10:30am: Carol serviceSpalding United Reformed Church
1-5pm: Christmas Tree Festival, St Mary's Weston
2:30pm: Carols at Gosberton Clough Methodist church 
2:30pm: Carol service, Holbeach Drove Methodist
2:30pm: Christmas celebration, Moulton Methodist
3:00pm: Carol serviceSt Bartholomew, West Pinchbeck
3:00pm: Carol service, St John's, Weston Hills
3:00pm: Carol service, Sutterton Methodist
4:00pm: Carol serviceSt Laurence, Surfleet
5:30pm: Christmas Communion, St James, Moulton Chapel
6:00pm: Traditional carol service with All Saints church choir, All Saints', Moulton; spiced apple juice & mince pies
6:00pm: Candlelit carol service, Bicker Methodist
6:00pm: Carols service at Gosberton Methodist
6:00pm: Traditional Carols by Candlelight - Drama, Dance & Choir, Lighthouse Church
6:00pm: Carols by Candlelight, St Margaret's, Quadring
6:00pm: Carols by Candlelight, St Mary's, Weston
6:00pm: Carol service, St Thomas's Road Methodist
6:30pm: Carols by Candlelight - nine lessons and carols - in St John's school hall, Hawthorn Bank, PE11 1JQ
6:30pm: Carols for all, Holbeach Methodist
6:30pm: Town carols with Holbeach Town Band (All Saints)
6:30pm: Carols by Candlelight, Pinchbeck Baptist
6:30pm: Carols by Candlelight, Spalding Baptist
6:30pm: Christmas Carol Service, St Mary & St Nicolas
6:30pm: Carols by CandlelightSt Matthew's, Sutton Bridge
6:30pm: Casual Carols, Tydd St Mary's

Tuesday 23 December

Daily, 6th-27th, 10am-4pm: Christmas Tree Festival, all proceeds to various charities, St Mary & the Holy Rood, Donington
6:00pm: Carols around the Christmas Tree at All Saints, organised by Churches Together in Holbeach


Christmas Eve, Wednesday 24 December

10:30am: Quiet said Mass for Christmas Eve, St Guthlac's, Market Deeping
10:30am: Crib service, St Mary's, Whaplode

2:00pm: 'Quiet Christmas', 
St Mary & St Nicolas

3:00pm: 'Celebration' Crib service, All Saints', Moulton
3:00pm: Family Nativity service, St Margaret's, Quadring
3:00pm: Crib service, St Mary's, Cowbit
3:00pm: Christmas service, Sutterton Methodist

4:00pm: Nine lessons and carolsSt Guthlac's, Market Deeping
4:00pm: Crib service in St John's school hall, Hawthorn Bank, PE11 1JQ
4:00pm: Crib service - for little children and their familiesSt Mary's, Pinchbeck
4:00pm: Almost Christmas, 'A Mighty Wonder', St Mary & St Nicolas
4:00pm: Crib serviceSt Matthew's, Sutton Bridge
4:00pm: Family Nativity service, Ss Peter & Paul, Gosberton
4:00pm: Crib serviceTydd St Mary's
4:30pm: Family service, Moulton Chapel Methodist
4:30pm: Children's Mass, St Norbert's RC

6:00pm: Carols around the tree - with mulled wine and mince piesSpalding United Reformed Church
6:30pm: Carols by Candlelight, traditional nine lessons and carolsSt Mary's, Pinchbeck

7:30pm: Candlelight Carols followed by refreshments, Broad Street Methodist

8:30pm: Carols, followed by:
9:00pm: Midnight Mass, Holy Trinity, Holbeach

10:00pm: Midnight Mass, Tydd St Mary's

11:15pm: Midnight Communion, Bicker Methodist
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, All Saints Holbeach
11:30pm: Midnight Communion, Pinchbeck Baptist
11:30pm: Midnight MassSt Guthlac's, Market Deeping
11:30pm: Midnight Mass in St John's school hall, Hawthorn Bank, PE11 1JQ
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, St Margaret's, Quadring
11:30pm: Holy Communion, St Mary's, Cowbit
11:30pm: Christmas Midnight MassSt Mary's, Pinchbeck
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, St Mary's, Weston
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, St Mary's, Whaplode
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, St Mary & St Nicolas
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, St Mary & the Holy Rood, Donington
11:30pm: Midnight MassSt Matthew's, Sutton Bridge
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, Deeping St Nicholas
11:30pm: CarolsSt Norbert's RC
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, St Paul's
11:30pm: Joint Anglican, Baptist and Methodist Communion service at Ss Peter & Paul, Gosberton
11:45pm: United Communion service with Broad Street and ... at Spalding United Reformed Church
12:00am: Midnight Mass, St Norbert's RC

Christmas Day, 
Thursday 25 December

8:00am: Holy Communion, St Mary & St Nicolas
9:00am: Communion service, St Gilbert & St Hugh, Gosberton Clough
9:00am: Mass, St Norbert's RC
9:00am: Group service for St Mary & the Holy Rood at Bicker
9:15am: Holy Communion, St John's, Weston Hills
9:30am: Mass, Holy Trinity, Holbeach
9:30am: Family CommunionSt Matthew's, Sutton Bridge
9:30am: Quick communion with carols, St Paul's; bring a present to show

10:00am: Christmas Day PraiseGosberton Baptist, followed by lunch - please let the church know if you'd like to stay for lunch
10:00am: Worship for Christmas morning, Gosberton Methodist
10:00am: Worship for Christmas morning, Holbeach Methodist
10:00am: Family service, Pinchbeck Baptist
10:00am: All Age Eucharist with blessing of Christmas GiftsSt Guthlac's, Market Deeping
10:00am: Communion for all, St John's church lounge, PE11 1JQ
10:00am: Family Communion, St Mary & St Nicolas
10:00am: United Worship for Christmas morning with Broad Street at St Thomas's Road Methodist
10:30am: Christmas Day service at Spalding Baptist
10:30am: Informal family serviceSpalding United Reformed Church
10:30am: Christmas Day at St Mary's, Whaplode

11:00am: Christmas Morning worship for just an hour, 
Lighthouse Church
11:00am: St Mary's, Weston, informal worship for Christmas morning
11:00am: Mass, St Norbert's RC
11:00am: Family Communion, Tydd St Mary's

5:00pm: 'Christmas is Free', open to people of any faith or denomination or none at all; at Connect, The Vista

Sunday 28 December

10:30am: United service with Broad Street at St Thomas's Road Methodist

Wednesday 31 December

7-11pm: Church New Year's Eve party followed by Worship and Communion to see the New Year in, Lighthouse Church
11:45pm: Prayer at New Year, St Mary & St Nicolas

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