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Christmas 2017

Collation commenced Oct 2017, listing Christmas services, concerts and events advised or published by churches across the area, in addition to their usual service times and diary events for December; pictures and posters on Facebook. You may wish to check with individual churches to confirm events or for any late changes.  Downloadable brochure available at the foot of this page.
Please see our Church Listings pages for church locations and websites, where available.
Italics = awaiting confirmation; all due apologies for errors and omissions

Posters and a selection of snapshots from Christmas Tree festivals available on Facebook


Friday 1 December


Friday - Sunday 1-3 December
: Christmas Tree festival, St Peter & St Paul, Wigtoft
6:00pm: Carol service, St Peter & St Paul, Wigtoft

Saturday 2 December


10-3: Christmas tree festival and fayre, Broad Street Methodist

Friday - Sunday 1-3 December: Christmas Tree festival, St Peter & St Paul, Wigtoft


First Sunday in Advent: 3 December

10:30am: Advent with Rev David Curran, Spalding United Reformed Church
10:45am: Advent All Age worship, St John's

4:00pm: united service for Advent organised by the churches in Gosberton & District
4:00pm: Christingle service for Action for Children, Broad Street Methodist

6:30pm: Elloe East Deanery Advent carol service at All Saints', Holbeach
6:30pm: Taizé at St John's
6:30pm: Advent carol service, St Mary's Pinchbeck
6:30pm: Advent carol service, St Mary & St Nicolas

Tuesday 5 December


10-12 noon: Christmas tree festival during coffee morning, 
Broad Street Methodist

7:00pm: Carol singing around Sutterton village with Swineshead silver band 

Wednesday 6 December


7:00pm: Advent reflections Bible study, St Paul's church hall


Friday 8 December


1:30pm: Christingle, St Laurence, Surfleet

Saturday 9 December


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9-10 December
: Christmas tree festival, 
Ss Peter & Paul, Kirton PE20 1EH
9-23 December: Christmas tree festival, St Mary's, Weston

10:00am: Christmas tree festival and Fayre, St Mary and the Holy Rood, Donington
10-3: Christmas tree festival and fayre, Broad Street Methodist

Afternoon outreach in Spalding market led by Calvary Baptist

7:30pm: Chris Bowater in concert, Lighthouse church, PE11 2XP


Second Sunday in Advent: 10 December

9-10 December: Christmas tree festival, Ss Peter & Paul, Kirton PE20 1EH
9-23 December: Christmas tree festival, St Mary's, Weston

10:30am: Advent with Communion, Spalding United Reformed Church
10:30am: Christingle, St Mary's Pinchbeck


3:00pm: Sounds of Christmas, Sutterton Methodist
3:00pm: Carol service, St John's, Weston Hills
3:30pm: Jelly Church Christmas party and craft, tea and fun, St Mary's Sutterton

6:00pm: Carols by candlelight with St John's choir, St Gilbert & St Hugh, Gosberton Clough
6:00pm: Advent carol service, St Laurence, Surfleet; tea, coffee, mince pies & shortbread served afterwards


Tuesday 12 December


10-12 noon: Christmas tree festival during coffee morning, Broad Street Methodist

7:30pm: Carols at the Duke of York, Gosberton Risegate, buffet at 8:00pm, £2.50 for donkey sanctuary; organised by the churches in Gosberton


Wednesday 13 December

7:00pm: Advent reflections Bible study, St Paul's church hall

6:30pm: Carol singing at Springfields, organised by Calvary Baptist


Thursday 14 December


7:00pm: Carols by Candlelight, Gosberton Baptist


Friday 15 December

4:00pm: Carol singing in Cowbit

7:00pm: Carol evening, Moulton Methodist


Saturday 16 December

9-23 December: Christmas tree festival, St Mary's, Weston

Afternoon outreach in Spalding market led by Calvary Baptist
7:00pm: Carol concert, Broad Street Methodist


Third Sunday in Advent: 17 December

9-23 December: Christmas tree festival, St Mary's, Weston

9:30am: Family service, St John's

10:00am: Family Nativity, Broad Street Methodist
10:30am: Carol servcie, Moulton Chapel Methodist
10:30am: Carol service, followed by seasonal refreshments, South Holland Community Church at Ayscoughfee school PE11 2TE 
10:30am: Christmas Family service, Spalding Baptist
10:30am: Advent with David Baldwin, Spalding United Reformed Church
10:45am: Morning worship with communion, St John's

11:00am: Nativity service, Calvary Baptist

2:00pm: Carol service, Holbeach Drove Methodist
2:30pm: Carol celebration, Gosberton Clough Methodist

3:00pm: Carols for all, Holbeach Methodist
3:00pm: Carol & Crib service followed by mince pies, Stollen, tea & coffee, mulled wine; St Bartholomew's, West Pinchbeck
3:00pm: Carol service, Deeping St Nicholas

6:00pm: Carols by Candlelight, Bicker Methodist
6:00pm: Carol serviceLighthouse church, PE11 2XP
6:00pm: Carols by candlelight, St Margaret's, Quadring
6:00pm: Carol service, St Thomas's Road Methodist

6:30pm: Carols by Candlelight, All Saints, Holbeach
6:30pm: Carol service, All Saints, Moulton
6:30pm: Family fun carol service with ventriloquist storytelling, Harvest Church at the scout hut PE11 3YS
6:30pm: Carols by candlelight, Pinchbeck Baptist
6:30pm: Nine lessons and carols by CandlelightSt John's
6:30pm: Nine lessons and carols, St Mary's, Long Sutton
6:30pm: Christmas carol service, St Mary & St Nicolas
6:30pm: Carols by candlelight, St Mary's, Weston, mulled wine, mince pies

6:30pm: Carols by Candlelight with Christmas choir, St Matthew's Sutton Bridge
6:30pm: Carol service, St Paul's 
6:30pm: Carols by Candlelight, Spalding Baptist


Tuesday 19 December


St Bartholomew's primary school Christingle in church, West Pinchbeck
10-12 noon: Christmas tree festival during coffee morning, Broad Street Methodist


Wednesday 20 December

12:00 noon: Christmas soup lunch, St Matthew's Sutton Bridge

7:00pm: Carols on the Green at Tollgate, organised by SHCC
7:00pm: Advent reflections Bible study, St Paul's church hall


Thursday 21 December


2:00pm: Carol service at Gosberton House
2:30pm: Sounds of Christmas, Lutton Marsh Methodist

Friday 22 December


6:30pm: SHCC children & Teenagers Christmas party

7:00pm: Carol service, St Mary's, Whaplode


Saturday 23 December

9-23 December: Christmas tree festival, St Mary's, Weston



Fourth Sunday in Advent: 24 December, Christmas Eve


9:15am: Christmas Eucharist, St Paul's

10:00am: Holy Communion, St Margaret's, Quadring
10:30am: Service with Carols, Gosberton Baptist
10:30am: Family celebrationLighthouse church, PE11 2XP
10:30am: Christmas Eve Special, South Holland Community Church at Ayscoughfee school PE11 2TE 
10:30am: Christingle, Spalding United Reformed Church
10:45am: Morning worship with communion, St John's


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

3:00pm: Crib service, All Saints, Moulton
3:00pm: Family celebration, Broad Street Methodist
3:00pm: Welcome Christmas, Sutterton Methodist
3:30pm: Children's nativity in candle light, St Mary's, Long Sutton

4:00pm: Crib service, All Saints, Holbeach
4:00pm: Family celebration, Moulton Chapel Methodist
4:00pm: Carols for Kids, Spalding Baptist
4:00pm: Crib service, St John's
4:00pm: Almost Christmas, St Mary & St Nicolas
4:00pm: Crib service, St Matthew's Sutton Bridge
4:00pm: Nativity, Ss Peter & Paul, Gosberton
4:30pm: Family celebration, Holbeach Methodist
4:30pm: Vigil of Christmas, The Immaculate Conception and St Norbert
4:30pm: Crib service, St Mary's, Whaplode

6:00pm: Carol service, Calvary Baptist
6:00pm: Carols, Holy Trinity, Holbeach
6:00pm: Carols around the tree followed by mulled wine and mince pies; come and request your favourite carol at Spalding United Reformed Church
6:00pm: Crib service, St Laurence, Surfleet
6:30pm: Candlelit carol service, Harvest Church at the scout hut PE11 3YS
6:30pm: Christmas Vigil Mass, Holy Trinity, Holbeach

7:30pm: Carols and Candlelight, Broad Street Methodist

8:00pm: Reflective Holy Communion, St Mary's, Long Sutton
8:00pm: Polish community Mass, The Immaculate Conception and St Norbert

8:30pm: Mulled wine & mince pies followed by:
9:00pm: Candlelight service, St Mary's Sutterton

10:00pm: Midnight Mass in Polish, Holy Trinity, Holbeach
10:30pm: Carol Celebration, Gosberton Methodist

11:00pm: Midnight Mass, St Bartholomew's, West Pinchbeck
11:15pm: Candlelit Communion, Bicker Methodist
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, All Saints, Moulton
11:30pm: Candlelight Communion, Pinchbeck Baptist
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, All Saints, Holbeach
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, St John's
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, St Mary's, Long Sutton
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 Matthew's Sutton Bridge
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, Deeping St Nicholas (ACNY: 11:00pm)
11:30pm: Carol service, St Paul's 
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, Ss Peter & Paul, Gosberton



Christmas Day: Monday 25 December


9:00am: Christmas morning Holy Communion, St Gilbert & St Hugh, Gosberton Clough
9:15am: Holy Communion, St John's, Weston Hills
9:30am: Holy Communion, St Matthew's Sutton Bridge

10:00am: Service with Carols, Gosberton Baptist
10:00am: Family service, Pinchbeck Baptist; bring along a present
10:00am: Christmas worship for all agesSt John's
10:00am: Christmas morning, St Laurence, Surfleet
10:00am: Parish Communion, St Mary's, Long Sutton
10:00am: United benefice Christmas at St Mary's, Whaplode
10:00am: Family Communion, St Mary & St Nicolas
10:00am: Holy Communion, St Mary's, Weston
10:00am: Christmas worship together with Broad Street at St Thomas's Road Methodist
10:30am: Christmas family holy communion, All Saints, Moulton
10:30am: Christmas family communion, All Saints, Holbeach
10:30am: Toast the newborn king with a glass of Bucks Fizz, Harvest Church at the scout hut PE11 3YS
10:30am: Holy Communion, Holbeach Methodist
10:30am: All age service, St Bartholomew's, West Pinchbeck; bring along a present
10:30am: Christmas Day Family service, Spalding United Reformed Church

11:00am: Christmas morning, Calvary Baptist
11:00am: Christmas serviceLighthouse church, PE11 2XP

1:00pm: Polish community Mass, The Immaculate Conception and St Norbert

7:00pm: Polish community Mass, The Immaculate Conception and St Norbert



https://sites.google.com/site/spaldingchurches/diary/2017/december/christmas-2017/Christmas%20brochure%202017%201.2.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1
Further service details to follow

Links


The Church of England launched a new directory of Christmas services on 1 December 2016 (www.achristmasnearyou.org); some local church services may be included again this year.
The South Holland Methodist Circuit Plan, listing local services, is available from 
www.shollandmethodist.org.uk

Brochure

Events and services brochure available, updated 12/12 and 15/12; click on the blue arrow (below, right) to download >>>


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Ecumenical Matters,
15 Dec 2017, 06:07
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