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St Peter's Church


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Christmas at St Peter's

The Service of Nine Lessons and Carols is always well attended so arrive in good time to get a seat.  This year it takes place on Sunday 17th December at 6.30pm.

At St Peter's we celebrate Christmas with a variety of services.  The preparation for Christmas starts with Advent .


On each Sunday leading up to Christmas, the Sunday School meet during parish mass at 10.30am.

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The Crib Service will take place on Saturday 23rd December at 4pm with a rehearsal for the children that want to take part at 2pm.  The children dress up and re-enact the Christmas Story.

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Midnight Mass starts at 11.30pm on Christmas Eve (24th December).  Arrive early and hear the choir sing carols for 15 minutes before the service.


On Christmas Day, Parish Mass is at 10.30am.  The children at the service process to the crib at the end of the service and sing Away in a Manger.


The services for the Feast of the Epiphany - the day when we celebrate the arrival of the Three Kings - will be on Sunday 7th January 2017.

We hope you have a blessed and very happy Christmas

Special Advent and Christmas

Services & Events


6.30pm Sunday 17th December - Carol Service


8pm Thursday 21st December

- Christmas Concert

The Adult & Youth Choirs of St Peter's

+ Wind Group Aeolus X

Music to include: Chilcott's On Christmas Night with music by Poulenc, Gardener, and others.

Entrance is free with a retiring collection for Organ Fund.


4pm Saturday 23rd December - Crib Service

(with rehearsal for children at 2pm)


11.15pm Sunday 24th December - Midnight Mass

(The choir sing carols for 15 minutes

before 11.30pm Mass)


10.30am Christmas Day - Mass of the Nativity


10.30am Sunday 31st December

- Mass of the Holy Family


12 noon Monday 1st January 2018

- First Mass of 2018


Sunday 7th January 2018 - Feast of the Epiphany

8am Mass (said)

10.30am Parish Mass

6.30pm Choral Evensong and Benediction

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