Rugby's churches welcome all to Christmas services - The Rugby Observer

Rugby's churches welcome all to Christmas services

Rugby Editorial 12th Dec, 2023   0

RUGBY’S churches will once again be opening their doors for a range of Christmas services.

Here are the special events and services planned by Rugby’s churches in the run-up to Christmas.

Bilton Evangelical Church (BEC), Bilton

Sunday December 17, 10.30am and 6pm: Carol services

Christmas Eve, 7.30pm: Reflections

Christmas Day, 10.30am: Service

Bilton Methodist Church

Sunday December 24, 10.30am: Carol Service

Christmas Day, 9.30am: Morning service

December 31, 10.30am: service

Christ Church Brownsover

Sunday December 17, 6.30pm: Carol Service

Christmas Eve, 11.30pm: Midnight Communion

Christmas Day, 10am: Christmas Communion

Dunchurch Baptist Church

Sunday December 17, 5pm: Carols by Candlelight

Christmas Eve, 10.30am: Regular Sunday morning service

Christmas Day, 10.30am: Short All-Age Service

Elim Church, Cambridge Street (services at Temple Speech Room, Barby Road, unless noted)

Sunday December 17, 4.00pm and 6.30pm: Carols (refreshments from 3.30pm)

December 20, 6.30pm: Theatre Production – Amos and the Grumpy Owl

December 22, 7.00pm: Music and carols with special guests Chris and Abby Eaton.

Christmas Day, 10am: The light and hope of Christmas (Cambridge Street)

Good Shepherd, Newton

Christmas Day, 10am: Christmas Communion

Hillmorton Paddox Methodist Church, Dunsmore Ave

Sunday December 17, 6.30pm: Carol Service

December 24, 10.30am: Christmas Eve Service; 11.15pm: Midnight Communion Service

Christmas Day, 10.30am: All Age Worship

Methodist Church Centre, Russelsheim Way

Sunday December 17, 11am: Nativity – all age interactive cafe style service; 6.30pm: Carol Service

Wednesday December 20, 7.30pm: Blue Christmas – for when Christmas is difficult

Friday December 22, 6pm: Christingle

Christmas Day, 10.30am: Family Celebration

New Testament Church of God, Oliver Street

Sunday December 17, 11am: Morning youth and carol service

Christmas Eve, 11am: morning service; 8pm: service.

December 31, 11am: morning service; 9.30pm-midnight: New Year’s Eve Watch Night service

Rugby Baptist Church, Regent Place

Sunday December 17, 10.30am: Children’s Nativity Service; 6.30pm: Carols by Candlelight service

December 24, 10.30am: Service with Believers’ Baptism; 4pm: Christingle Event and service for all ages

Christmas Day, 10.30am: Celebration

December 31, 10:30am: ‘From Humbug to Hallelujah – Honouring Christmas in our heart all year long’

Rugby Evangelical Free Church, Railway Terrace

Christmas Eve, 5-6pm: Community Carols preceded by refreshments from 4.30pm

Christmas Day, 10.30am: Service of Worship

Rugby United Pentecostal Church. Poplar Grove

Christmas Eve, 12noon

Christmas Day, 10:30am

New Year’s Eve, 12noon and 10:30 pm-midnight

Rugby United Reformed Church, Hillmorton Road

Sunday December 17, 10.30am: Annual Carol and Nativity family Act of Worship followed by light refreshments

Christmas Eve, 10.30am

Christmas Day, 10am

St Andrew’s Church, Church Street

Sunday December 17, 6pm: Christmas Carol Service

December 23, 4pm: Christingle Service

Christmas Eve, 4pm: Christingle Service; 11.30pm: Midnight Mass

Christmas Day, 10.30am: Choral Eucharist

St Botolph’s, Newbold

Sunday December 17, 6.30pm: Carol Service

Christmas Eve, 4.15pm: Candlelight Service

Christmas Day, 10.45am: Holy Communion

St Georges, St. John’s Avenue

Sunday December 17, 7pm: Carol service

Tuesday December 19, 10.45am: Toddlers and pre-schools Christmas Celebration

Christmas Eve, 4pm: Crib Service; 11pm: Midnight Communion

Christmas Day, 10am: Family communion

St John’s, Long Lawford

Christmas Eve, 6.30pm: Carol Service

Christmas Day, 9.00am: Holy Communion

Lawford Lighthouse at Long Lawford Methodist Church

Sunday December 17, 4.30pm: Christingle

Christmas Eve, 4:30 pm Crib Service; Christmas Day, 10 am Christmas Communion

St Mark’s, Bilton

Sunday December 17, 10am: Nativity Service; 6pm: Nine Lessons and Carols

Christmas Eve, 3pm: Crib Service; 6pm: Carols by Candlelight

Christmas Day, 8am: Holy Communion BCP Traditional; 10am: Family Holy Communion CW Contemporary

St Mary’s, Clifton

Sunday December 17, 4pm: Traditional Carol Service

Christmas Eve, 3pm: Crib Service; 9.30pm: Midnight in Bethlehem

Christmas Day, 10am: Christmas Communion

St Oswald’s, Lawford Road

Sunday December 17, 6.30pm: Carol Service

Christmas Eve, 5pm: Crib Service; 11.30pm: First Communion of Christmas

Christmas Day, 10.30am: All-Age Christmas Communion

St Peter John, Clifton Road

Sunday December 17, 4.00pm: Carols by candlelight

Christmas Eve, 4.00pm: Crib Service; 9.00pm: ‘Midnight in Bethlehem’ Holy Communion

Christmas Day, 10.30am: Christmas Holy Communion


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