Advent and Christmas 2019
Advent is that part of the Church’s year when we prepare for the coming of Christ. It is a season of hope and expectation. There will be many opportunities to celebrate Advent and the Birth of Jesus during December as listed below.
Thursday 5th December 7.15 p.m. St Anne’s
Thursday 12th December 7.15 p.m. St Elizabeth’s
Thursday 19th December 7.15 p.m. St Anne’s
1st December: “Carols 4 All” with local Primary Schools, in St Anne’s at 3.30 p.m.
5th December: Shoppers’ Carol Service followed by Christmas Lunch
12th December: “Sing Carols!” with local Post-Primary schools, in St Anne’s at 11 a.m. All welcome!
13th December: JAM, SS, Crèche and Kidzone Party, in St Anne’s from 6.30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
15th December: Carol Service and Children’s Nativity in St Elizabeth’s, with Newmills Silver Band, at 10 a.m.
BCM Christmas Appeal Sunday in both Churches
“Joy to the World !” Christmas Carols and Reflections in St Elizabeth’s at 6.30 p.m. followed by refreshments.
22nd December Children’s Nativity in St Anne’s at 11.30 a.m.
Service of Nine Lessons and Carols by Candlelight at 6.30 p.m. in St Anne’s, followed by seasonal refreshments.
24th December: Christmas Eve HC Service at 11 p.m. in St Anne’s
25th December Holy Communion at 8.30 a.m. in St Anne’s and Celebration
Services in St Elizabeth’s at 9.45 a.m. and St Anne’s at 11 a.m.