Church of England Diocese of Worcester Kidderminster East

Christmas 2020

Christmas will be different this year but we are hoping to still bring you lots of events and services which you can enjoy during this festive period.

Don’t forget if you would like to create and display your own Advent Carol window please send us your photos. More information can be found at: http://kidderminstereast.org.uk/advent-christmas-carol-pictures/

VIRTUAL SERVICES:

- The 11am Zoom service will continue every Sunday except for the 20.12.2020.

- We will be showing the Compassion UK Carol Service on the parish Youtube account from 6:30pm on Sunday 13th December. It will be an hour-long programme packed with musical performances from Graham Kendrick, Hillsong London, the London Community Gospel Choir and many more, plus songs and Bible readings from around the world.

- Starting on December 18th Revds David Hildred and Robert Legge will discuss the ‘Journey into Christmas’ through a week of videos. The videos will be found on our Youtube account.

- There will be an online Christingle services on Sunday 20th December at 4:30pm. Pre-registration is essential, please email [email protected] with ‘KEP- online Christingle’ as the subject of the email. Please let us know how many people will be attending in your household as we will be sending out your ‘Make-a-Christingle at home’ Kit. Closing date for registration is Sunday 13th December – after that, we cannot guarantee that you will receive our Christingle kit, although you will still be able to request a link for the service.

- We have a Parish Carol Service premiering on our Youtube page from Sunday 20th December at 6:30pm. We are encouraging everyone to watch this at the same time in the comfort of their own homes.

- Midnight Mass will be streamed live to our Facebook page from St George’s on Christmas Eve, Thursday 24th December.

- There will be a Zoom service on Christmas Day at 9:45am for a 10:00am start. Please see our Zoom page for details of how to join.

Whether you are a regular on Zoom, Youtube and Facebook, or a newcomer, you are very welcome to all our virtual Christmas services!

Also, please see our Facebook and Youtube pages for videos and posts throughout the month.

Furthermore, the Church of England have a selection of services that will be broadcast on the Church’s YouTube channel and Facebook page. Find out more at:

https://www.churchofengland.org/our-faith/faith-action/living-out-our-faith/advent-and-christmas/comfort-and-joy

'IN-PERSON’ SERVICES:

Please see our Calendar or Newsletter pages for more information regarding in person services. Sadly, due to the pandemic all ‘in-person’ services are subject to change and spaces are limited.