Christmas and New year event listings

PLYMOUTH CHURCHES

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR EVENTS 2018:

CITY CENTRE:

The Minster Church of St Andrew:
Christmas Pudding Workshop: Abbey Hall (behind St Andrew’s Church)
Saturday 24th Nov 7:30pm. Tickets £5 from church office 661414. Ingredients provided, bring a bowl and wooden spoon. Gospel choir singing.

Advent Choral Concerts at St Andrew’s Minster Church: Vivaldi Gloria Thursday 29th Nov 1:10pm, optional lunch 12pm. Shekinah Evening of Words & Music Fri 7th Dec 7:30pm. Free admission/donation.

Children’s Christmas Services at St Andrew’s: Nativity – Sunday 16th Dec 10am. Christingle Services – Christmas Eve 2:30pm & 4:30pm – bring your children.

Carols by Candlelight at St Andrew’s: Traditional Nine Lessons & Carols with choir – Sunday 23rd Dec 6:30pm.

Midnight Communion & Christmas Day Services at St Andrew’s: Christmas Eve 11:15pm and Christmas Day 10am for all age celebration.

Plymouth Methodist Central Hall, Drake Circus
Sunday, December 16th
11.00 am Morning Worship and Holy Communion
3.00 pm “Messy Christmas” An event for all the family with lots of activities for children & Outdoor Nativity with Carols (in the Church Car Park – weather permitting)

Sunday, December 23rd
11.00 am Morning Worship
7.00 pm   Candlelit Carol Service with Christmas message

Christmas Eve
11.15 pm Midnight Holy Communion and Carols

Christmas Day
11.00 am   Christmas Day Praise for everyone

Plymouth Christian Centre, Embankment Rd,
Messy Nativity (for under 5’s)
Sunday 9 December, 3pm
A fun and interactive afternoon for under 5’s. Christmas crafts, activities, music and the Nativity Story.
All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Christingle Service
Sunday 16 December, 6.30pm
A great service for all the family. Children can come dressed as a shepherd or angel and join in with the nativity story.
All children will receive a Christingle candle at the end of the service.

Carols by Candlelight
Monday 24 December, 6.30pm
Join us as we sing carols by candlelight on Christmas Eve.

Christmas Day Service
Tuesday 25 December, 10.30am
We will be having a short family service on Christmas Day. Children can bring a new toy to show from the stage.

CROWNHILL:

Crownhill Methodist Church:
Friday November 30th from 5.00pm. Santa in the Church. Free refreshments. Event to celebrate if Crownhill Community Lights Switch on. Many activities and free food.

12th December 7.30 Sir Joshua Reynolds Choir singing. Community Carols by Candlelight. Magical start to Christmas with Carols and readings.

Christmas Eve Carol singing in the Crownhill Shopping village.
Christmas Eve family Christingle at 3.00pm.
Christmas Eve Communion at 11.30pm.
Christmas Day family service 10.30am.

DERRIFORD:

Derriford Church (URC) Powisland Drive
2nd December 10:30, Toy & Tree Service
23rd December 10:30 Nativity; 7pm Carols by Candlelight
24th December 23:30 Midnight Communion
Christmas Day 10am Family Service

DEVONPORT:

Devonport Community Baptist Church, Welcome Hall PL1 4DN,
December 10th Cider and Carols at the Lounge Pub in Stoke, 7.30pm start
December 15th
Cafe church at the Devonport Live Café,(George Street) Devonport 2pm Start
December 16th
Advent Café Church at the Welcome Hall, Devonport, 11am start
December 23rd
Carols by Candlelight at the Welcome Hall, Devonport, 6.30pm start
December 25th
Christmas Day Service at the Welcome Hall, Devonport, 10am start

ESTOVER:

Christ Church, Estover PL6 8UE 01752 780830
www.christchurch-estover.org.uk
3rd Dec: COMMUNITY CAROL SERVICE, 6pm
5th Dec: CHRISTINGLE SERVICE, 7pm
19th Dec: CRIB SERVICE, 1.30pm
24th Dec: CHRISTMAS EVE MIDNIGHT COMMUNION, 11.30pm
25th Dec: CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICE, 10 am
Contact Jan – T: 780380

LEIGHAM COMMUNITY HALL
23rd Dec: LEIGHAM CHRISTINGLE 3pm

EGGBUCKLAND:

St Edward’s, Eggbuckland PL6 5HR, 01752 781564
www.stedwards.church
1st Dec: EGGBUCKLAND CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL 4-8pm
7th Dec: CHRISTMAS CRAFT AND WREATH-MAKING 7.00pm
9th Dec: EGGBUCKLAND CHRISTINGLE 11am
16th Dec: CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT  5pm & 7pm
24th Dec: CHRISTMAS EVE NATIVITY AND CRAFTS 2pm, 3pm & 4pm (with live Donkey)
24th Dec:  CHRISTMAS EVE MIDNIGHT COMMUNION 11.30PM
25th Dec:  CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICE 10.30am

GREENBANK:

City Church, meeting @ Open Doors International Language School. PL4 8QL
Sunday 9th December 10:30am Carols
Sunday 16th December 10:30am Christmas Celebration.

MANNAMEAD:

Emmanuel Parish Church, Mannamead Road
Dickensian Evening- Friday 21st December 6:30pm church grounds.
Children’s Nativity-Sunday 23rd December 10:30am
Carol Service-Sunday 23rd December 6:30pm.
Children’s Crib Service Monday 24th December 4pm.
Midnight Communion- Monday 24th December 11:15pm.
Family Communion- Tuesday 25th December 10:30am

MUTLEY:

Mutley Baptist Church
Alternative Carols Sunday 9th Dec @6.30pm
Morning Carols Sunday 16th Dec @9am
All age Christmas Celebration 16th Dec @ 1030am
Carols by candlelight Sunday 16th Dec @ 630pm
Carol Service Sunday 23rd @10 am
Christmas eve late Service 24th Dec @ 2315pm
Christmas Day Morning celebration @ 10am

Plymouth Vineyard Church @ Plymouth High School for Girls, St Lawrence Road PL4 6HT
Sunday 16th December 10:45-12:15 – Polar Explorers: Family Nativity Adventure
Sunday 16th December 7pm – Carols and Candles

RCCG Overcomers House, Davie Hall, 1 Clifton Place, North Hill Road
31st Dec 10:00pm – Communion/ Crossover Night Service

St Matthias, North Hill Road
9th Dec
Normal morning service (10am)
5pm Evening Carols Service – ticketed event
7pm Evening Carols Service – ticketed event

16th Dec
9.30am Family Carols Service – ticketed event
11.30am Family Carols Service – ticketed event
Normal evening service (6pm)

24th Dec
6pm Acoustic Carols Service

25th Dec
10am Christmas Day Service – only 1 hour

All service times are start times, doors will open 30 minutes before.
Tickets for selected services have to be ordered online beforehand, they are all free we are just limiting the numbers for our building capacity.
Weblink to our Christmas page: https://www.stmplymouth.org.uk/christmas

NORTH PROSPECT

Morice Baptist Church, Ham Drive PL2 2NJ
December 16th
10.45 Our Christmas Messy Church service including scratch nativity and crafts for all the family, but especially suitable for those with preschool children
6.30.p.m. Candlelight carol service with nativity play performed by our Girls’ Brigade
December 23rd
10.45.a.m. Morning worship – “Getting ready for Christmas” – our usual morning service but with a Christmas twist!
December 24th
11.15. p.m. Midnight Communion Service
Christmas Day
10.30 Family Service – please bring an unopened present to unwrap during the service
December 30th
10.45 Carol request service – a service of carols readings and sketches for all the family
For further details ring 01752 207817

PEVERELL:

Hope Baptist, Peverell Park Road PL3 4QG
Saturday 15 December 5.00 pm – Carols in the Park (open air carol service in section of Central Park adjacent to Peverell Park Road)
Sunday 16 December 6.00pm – Carols by Candlelight
Monday 24 December – 11.15 pm – Midnight communion
Tuesday 25 December – 10.00 am Christmas Day service

ST BUDEAUX:

St Budeaux Methodist Church
Monday 17th December-Carols in Community Centre in the square at 6.00 pm.
Friday 7th December-CTiSB Christmas musical at the Baptist Church from 7.00 pm

These are at St Budeaux Methodist Church;
Sunday 23rd-Worship at 10.30am led by Keith Angilley, tea/coffee from 10.00 am Carol service at 4.00 pm, followed by a light tea.
Christmas Day service at 9.00am led by Revd Kate Konrad
Saturday 22nd-Christmas Tree Festival. 10.00 am-4.00 pm

ST JUDES

Salisbury Road Baptist Church, Rosebury Avenue, St Judes PL4 8SX
Sunday 23rd December – 10.30 am Christingle all age worship service
6.30 pm – Carols by candlelight
Monday 24th December – 11.30 pm – Christmas eve communion service
Tuesday 25th December – 10.30 am – Christmas all age worship.
Sunday 30th December – 10.30 am – Morning worship.

St Jude’s Parish church, Beaumont Road PL4 9BJ
SUN 16 DEC 6.00PM – EVENING CAROLS SERVICE Carols By Candlelight
MON 24 DEC 4PM – CHRISTMAS EVE AFTERNOON Family Christmas Eve – a festive gathering for all ages
MON 24 DEC 11.30PM – CHRISTMAS EVE MIDNIGHT Christmas Eve Midnight Communion
TUES 25 DEC 10.30AM – CHRISTMAS DAY Christmas Day All Age Communion

STONEHOUSE:

St. Paul’s Church, Dunford Street
Wednesday 12th December time 3.00 pm: Special Christmas service for those with dementia, refreshments after
Sunday 16th December 6.30 pm:  Carols by candlelight with mince pies/mulled wine
Sunday 23rd December 11.00am:  Christmas all age service
Monday 24th December 11.30 pm:  Midnight communion
Tuesday 25th December 10.00 am:  Celebration of the birth of Jesus

WIDEWELL:

New Life Fellowship, Widewell Primary School
Wed 19 Dec – Carol singing in Belliver Estate 7pm
Sun 23 Dec – Family Christmas celebration 10.30am at Widewell Primary School

PLYMPTON:

Living Well Church
Sunday 23rd December 10:30am – Family Christmas celebration
Sunday 23rd December 6pm – Carols by glow stick

Plympton St Maurice
Sunday 16th December: 10am Sung Eucharist with Seeker’s Nativity
6.30pm Service of Nine lessons and carols
Christmas Eve: 4pm Christingle Service & 11.30pm Midnight Mass
Christmas Day: 10am Sung Eucharist

PLYMSTOCK:

Hooe Baptist Church PL9 9QS
Thursday 13th December 6pm – Christingle service
Sunday 16th December 6.30pm – Carols by candlelight
Sunday 23rd December 10.30am – Nativity service
25th December 10.30am – Christmas day service

Plymstock Chapel, Church Rd
Christmas Service 23rd December at 11am – All welcome.
Come early for refreshments.
Candlelit Carols 23rd December at 6pm
Mince pies afterwards.

Plymstock United Church, 70-74 Plymstock Road, Plymstock
Sun 9th December 10am – Toy Service – All-age worship, when we bring gifts for needy Plymouth families.
Sun 23rd December 5pm – Candlelit Carol Service – Traditional readings and carols, with seasonal refreshments.
Christmas Eve 11.30pm – Candlelit Communion Service – A reflective candlelit service, culminating with communion.
Christmas Day 10am – Christmas Family Celebration – A special birthday celebration for children and adults of all ages.

For details of these and all events, visit www.ctip.org.uk