Advent & Christmas 2023

Advent Sunday, 3rd December
4pm Christingle Service
Candles, candy, and oranges. Atmospheric, and great for children.
6pm Advent Carol Service
Candlelit procession, darkness to light, beautiful hymns and choral music.

Saturday 16th December
2pm Messy Christmas (Parish Hall)
For all the family, especially for tots: craft, song, story and snacks.

Sunday 17th December
9.30am All Age Nativity with the donkeys
A scratch nativity play with carols. Children may come dressed as a character or use our costume box. Follow the donkeys to the crib.

Sunday 17th December
6pm A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols
The traditional carol service with all the great carols and readings, and glorious music from the choir.

Christmas Eve
8am Holy Communion (said)
10am Holy Communion (said)
2pm Crib Service
3.30pm Crib Service
5pm Crib Service
The festive mood is high as families fill the church to sing well-known carols and enjoy a nativity drama with a twist.
11.30pm Midnight Mass
Silent night! Holy night! The clock strikes twelve. The choir soars. It’s Christmas present. The Word is made flesh.

Christmas Day
8am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)
Christians awake! salute the happy morn.
10am All Age Communion
Joy to the world! Children and adults celebrate together. Church with cheer. Choir and carols.

No tickets required. Enquiries: office@stmarysnantwich.org.uk 01270 625268