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Christmas 2020

Collation commenced October 2020, 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. Please check with individual churches to confirm events or for any late changes, especially in light of Covid-19 regulations; also please check for advance booking arrangements - places may be limited and some services may also be available livestream.  See also our News page and our Facebook page Hope4Spalding

Please see our Church Listings pages  and Googlemap for church locations - neighbouring Churches Together groups for their Christmas web-listings.  Italics = awaiting confirmation; all due apologies for errors and omissions - please let us know - thank you.
Saturday 28 November
2:30pm: Children's Christmas games and crafts via Zoom, hosted by St Guthlac's, Market Deeping FB

First Sunday in Advent
29 November - online services only due to government restrictions
10:00am: Gen-Z, Spalding Baptist FB
10:30am: Worship livestream, Calvary Baptist
10:30am: Worship via Zoom Harvest Church FB
10:30am: Worship livestream, Spalding Baptist FB
10:30am: Zoom service for Advent with Peter & Jennifer Rogers, Spalding United Reformed Church FB
11:30am: Worship livestream, Lighthouse FB
2:00pm: Lighthouse Project virtual Christmas party FB 
5:00pm: Drive in Advent service, Elizabethan Centre car park, Whaplode Drove (PE12 0GB); organised by the Elloe Stone group of parishes (FB).  Singing - in your own vehicle - is encouraged.
6:00pm: Evening Prayer at St Peter & St Paul, Gosberton FB
Also: Services recorded online from St John's and St Mary & St Nicolas and others across the area

Friday 4 December
7:00pm: Andy Kind comedy gig online, Spalding Baptist FB

6 DecemberSecond Sunday in Advent - churches open or online; please check with the church for advance booking arrangements
8:00am: BCP Holy Communion, St Michael and All Angels, Langtoft FB Ness Group FB
9:10am: Eucharist, St Laurence, Surfleet FB
9:15am: Holy communion, St Paul's FB
10:00am: Christingle, Deeping St James FB
10:00am: Gen-Z, Spalding Baptist FB
10:00am: Morning worship, St Firmin's, Thurlby FB Ness Group FB
10:00am: Morning worship, St John's, Baston, Ness Group FB
10:00am: Communion, St John's
10:00am: Morning worship, St Michael and All Angels, Langtoft FB Ness Group FB
10:30am: Worship via Zoom Harvest Church FB
10:30am: Pinchbeck Baptist FB
10:30am: Worship livestream, Spalding Baptist FB
10:30am: Advent service led by former members via Zoom, Spalding United Reformed Church in the hall FB
10:30am: St Mary's, Long Sutton FB
10:30am: Holy Communion, St Mary's, Whaplode FB
11:30am: Worship livestream, Lighthouse FB
4:00pm: Drive in Carol service at the Curlew Centre, Sutton Bridge (PE12 9SA); organised by St Matthew's FB
6:00pm: Evening Prayer, Deeping St James FB
6:30pm: Holy Communion, St James, Moulton Chapel ACNY

Friday 11 December, 3:00pm: Sutterton Methodist

13 DecemberThird Sunday in Advent - churches open or online; please check with the church for advance booking arrangements
9:15am: Holy communion, St Paul's FB
10:00am: Communion, Deeping St James FB
10:00am: Holy Communion, All Saints, Moulton FB
10:00am: Gen-Z, Spalding Baptist FB
10:00am: Eucharist, St Matthew's, Sutton Bridge FB
10:30am: Worship livestream, Spalding Baptist FB
10:30am: Worship via Zoom Harvest Church FB
10:30am: Pinchbeck Baptist FB
10:30am: Alan Fiddyment at Spalding United Reformed Church in the hall FB
11:30am: Worship livestream, Lighthouse FB
4:00pm: Christingle service, St Guthlac's, Market Deeping FB
6:00pm: Blue Christmas, Deeping St James FB
6:00pm: Candlelight service, St Gilbert & St Hugh, Gosberton Clough FB

Thursday 17 December, 2:30pm: Lutton Marsh Methodist

Friday 18 December, 3:00pm: Sutterton Methodist
6:00pm: Nottingham Diocese Youth service online FB
Lighting up St Mary's, Long Sutton, celebrating 850 years FB

Saturday 19 December
9:00am: Cake stall & raffle at the Lych Gate, All Saints, Moulton FB postponed (2/12)
6:00pm: Christmas celebration, Lighthouse FB - please check with the church for advance booking arrangements
Lighting up St Mary's, Long Sutton, celebrating 850 years FB

20 DecemberFourth Sunday in Advent - churches open or online; please check with the church for advance booking arrangements
9:00am: Christmas worship, Lighthouse FB
9:15am: Holy communion, St Paul's FB
10:00am: Communion, Deeping St James FB
10:00am: Gen-Z, Spalding Baptist FB
10:00am: Nine Lessons and Carols, St Matthew's Sutton Bridge FB
10:30am: Worship via Zoom Harvest Church FB
10:30am: Pinchbeck Baptist FB
10:30am: Worship livestream, Spalding Baptist FB
10:30am: Service of Music and Words for Christmas, Spalding United Reformed Church in the hall FB
10:30am: Holy Communion, St Nicholas, Lutton ACNY
10:30am: Holy Communion, St Mary's, Whaplode FB
11:30am: Christmas worship, Lighthouse FB
3:00pm: Carol service, St John's, Holbeach Fen ACNY
5:00pm: Christmas service, St Guthlac's, Market Deeping FB
5:00pm: Christmas in person in the churchyard, St Mary & St Nicolas FB
6:00pm: Christmas carols, Deeping St James FB
6:00pm: Candlelight service, St Margaret's, Quadring FB
6:00pm: Let the bells ring out for Christmas - on the doorstep and in churches
6:30pm: Carol service, St James, Moulton Chapel ACNY
Lighting up St Mary's, Long Sutton, celebrating 850 years FB

Wednesday 23 December
3:00pm: Quiet Christmas, St Mary & St Nicolas FB - please check with the church for advance booking arrangements

Thursday 24 December
Christmas Eve - churches open or online; please check with the church for advance booking arrangements
12 noon: First Mass of Christmas, Immaculate Conception & St Norbert's FB
3:00pm: Crib service online, St John's
4:00pm: Christmas service for all the family, All Saints, Moulton FB
4:00pm: Nativity, Deeping St James FB
4:00pm: Almost Christmas, St Mary & St Nicolas FB
4:00pm: Nativity, St Peter & St Paul, Gosberton FB
5:00pm: Holy Communion, All Saints, Moulton FB
6:30pm: Pinchbeck Baptist FB
7:00pm: Christmas Communion, St John's
7:30pm: Mass, Holy Trinity, Holbeach
10:00pm: Christmas Eve at St Matthew's, Sutton Bridge FB
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, Deeping St James FB
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, St Guthlac's, Market Deeping FB
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, St John's
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, St Mary & St Nicolas FB
11:30pm: First communion of Christmas, St Paul's FB
11:30pm: Midnight Mass, St Peter & St Paul, Gosberton FB

Friday 25 DecemberChristmas Day - churches open or online; please check with the church for advance booking arrangements
9:00am: Mass, Holy Trinity, Holbeach
9:30am: Christmas morning Holy Communion, St Gilbert & St Hugh, Gosberton Clough FB
10:00am: Communion, Deeping St James FB
10:00am: Gosberton Baptist FB
10:00am: Christmas Morning at Lighthouse FB
10:00am: All age communion, St Guthlac's, Market Deeping FB
10:00am: Christmas Morning, St John's
10:00am: Service of extended communion, St Laurence, Surfleet FB
10:00am: St Mary's, Long Sutton FB
10:00am: St Nicolas, Lutton ACNY
10:30am: Christmas Morning worship, venue tbc/via Zoom Harvest Church FB
10:30am: Family communion, St Mary & St Nicolas FB

Sunday 27 December, 10:30am: Circuit service at Broad Street Methodist (FB) with welcome extended to congregation of Spalding URC




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