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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 to follow 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


Friday 1 December


Friday - Sunday 1-3 December
: Christmas Tree festival, 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

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: 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

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


www.lighthousechurch.org.uk
9-10 December
: Christmas tree festival, 
Ss Peter & Paul, Kirton PE20 1EH

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

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

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


3:00pm: Sounds of Christmas, Sutterton Methodist

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


Thursday 14 December


7:00pm: Carols by Candlelight, Gosberton Baptist


Friday 15 December


7:00pm: Carol evening, Moulton Methodist


Saturday 16 December


7:00pm: Carol concert, Broad Street Methodist


Third Sunday in Advent: 17 December


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

10:00am: Family Nativity, Broad Street Methodist
10:30am: Carol servcie, Moulton Chapel Methodist
10:30am: Christmas Family service, Spalding Baptist
10:30am: Advent with David Baldwin, Spalding United Reformed Church

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

3:00pm: Carols for all, Holbeach Methodist

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 CandlelightSt John's

6:30pm: Christmas carol service, St Mary & St Nicolas
6:30pm: Carol service, St Paul's 
6:30pm: Carols by Candlelight, Spalding Baptist


Tuesday 19 December


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


Wednesday 20 December

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




Fourth Sunday in Advent: 24 December, Christmas Eve


10:00am: Holy Communion, St Margaret's, Quadring
10:30am: Family celebrationLighthouse church, PE11 2XP
10:30am: Christingle, Spalding United Reformed Church

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

3:00pm: Family celebration, Broad Street Methodist
3:00pm: Welcome Christmas, Sutterton Methodist

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: Nativity, Ss Peter & Paul, Gosberton
4:30pm: Family celebration, Holbeach Methodist

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

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

10:30pm: Carol Celebration, Gosberton Methodist

11:15pm: Candlelit Communion, Bicker Methodist
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, St John's
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, St Mary & St Nicolas
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

10:00am: Christmas worshipSt John's
10:00am: Christmas morning, St Laurence, Surfleet
10:00am: Family Communion, St Mary & St Nicolas
10:00am: Christmas worship together with Broad Street at St Thomas's Road Methodist
10:30am: Holy Communion, Holbeach Methodist
10:30am: Christmas Day Family service, Spalding United Reformed Church

11:00am: Christmas serviceLighthouse church, PE11 2XP


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 is expected to be published in December; when available, click on the blue arrow to download >>>

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