Services & Calendar

Next Sunday:

Sunday December 17    Third Sunday of Advent

  8.00 a.m.   Holy Communion (BCP)

10.00 a.m.   Morning Worship - with Nick’s Kids Christmas Party in the Church Hall

  3.00 p.m.   Christingle service

  6.30 p.m.   Nine Lessons and Carols

Set out at the bottom of this page  is the normal regular pattern of service but please check out actual scheduled mid-week and other services, and other events in the Google Calendar below. The tab “Parish News and Events has more information on events.

 Any comments on the calendar, please email 

December 2017 Sundays

8am every Sunday Holy Communion

3 Dec 

10am Toy Service

10 Dec 

Holy Communion (traditional)

4pm 4 o’clock church

17 Dec 

10 am Morning Worship (informal), children’s group Christmas crafts and fun in the hall

3pm Christingle Service

6.30pm Nine Lessons and Carols

Monday 18 Dec 

12.30pm Carol Service for the business community

Wednesday 20 Dec

3 pm Carols at the Home of Compassion

24 Dec 

3pm & 5pm Nativity Tableau & Blessing the Crib (children are welcome to come dressed up as one of the nativity characters and take part)

11.30pm Midnight Communion

Monday 25 Dec

8am BCP Holy Communion

10am Christmas Day Family Service

31 Dec 

10am Family Service

NEW Normal schedule of Services  (starting 7 January 2018)

Sunday Services

8am Holy Communion

9.30am Informal Family Friendly Service including Family Service on the first Sunday and Communion on the third Sunday of the month

11.15am Traditional Choral Service with communion on first, third and fifth Sundays of the month.

And especially for children:

Nick’s Kids, 9.30am, 17 Dec, then second and fourth Sundays of the month. 

Tots Praise at 9.30am on Thursdays, 14 Dec, 11 Jan and 8 Feb, - a lively service in church with songs, stories, prayers and fun for under fives and their carers. 

4 o’clock church - a fun Sunday service and tea for children and their carers on 10 Dec, 14 Jan, 11 Feb.

Old Normal schedule of Services  (until the end of 2017)

  Sunday Services

  8.00 a.m.    Holy Communion, a quiet traditional service (1662 BCP*)

 10.00 a.m.   Service:

          1st Sunday of the month: Family service 

          2nd Sunday of the month: Holy Communion (Common Worship*) 

          3rd Sunday of the month: Morning Worship (informal)

          4th Sunday of the month: Holy Communion (Common Worship*), with Children’s groups

          5th Sunday of the month: Morning Worship (informal)

Childrens Sunday School is on the 3rd and 4th Sundays.

Tots Praise: 9.30 - 10.00 a.m. 2nd Thursday of the Month


Mid-Week Services 

Tuesday, 10:30am:           Prayers for Healing

Second Wednesday of the month, 11:00 p.m.:  Holy Communion


*BCP: The Book of Common Prayer form of service 1662 
*CW: Common Worship, the new form of service introduced in 2000


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