We are celebrating the birth of Christ our lord

ADVENT
at st
Matthias'

We begin Advent on the Last Sunday in November and hope to have a packed calendar. There is a service for everyone, whether you are looking for Holy Communion in the church or something on Zoom, at St Matthias' you will enjoy celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ and the joy of Christmas. 

However, as for the second year running, we find ourselves still in a time of uncertainty caused by the recent increase in Covid 19 cases, the Advent and Christmas Programme below is provisional only.

Sunday NOVEMBER 28th Advent Sunday

Zoom service 9.30am

Holy Communion 10.30am

Advent is a season of expectation and preparation, as the Church prepares to celebrate the coming (adventus) of Christ in his incarnation, and also looks ahead to his final advent as judge at the end of time.

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Sunday December 5th

Zoom service 9.30am

All age worship 10.30am (Christingle)

We bring the tradition of Christingle to life in this service for the whole family.  Children will learn about Christingle, it's meaning and heritage.

You can make a Christingle following the simple instructions in this YouTube video .

Sunday December 12th

ZOOM SERVICE 9.30am

Holy Communion 10.30am

blue christmas 4pm

A Blue Christmas service for anyone who would like a little quieter, gentle space during this season of celebration.

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Sunday December 19th

zoom service 9.30am

crib service with carols 10.30am

Hear the story of the first Christmas and join in by coming in costume.  Shepherds, angels, wise men...All Welcome!

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FRIDAY December 24th
Christmas eve

First Communion of Christmas 11.30PM

We gather together on Christmas Eve to await with joyful hope the coming of the Saviour, Jesus Christ.

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SATURDAY December 25th
Christmas day

zoom service 9.30 AM

Join us on Christmas morning as we celebrate the birth of our Lord.

All age worship 10.30am

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Sunday December 26th
First Sunday of Christmas
St Stephen’s Day

Holy Communion 10.30am

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Sunday JANUARY 2nd
Second Sunday of Christmas

ZOOM SERVICE 9.30am

All age worship with Baptism  10.30am