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Worship - Christmas 2019

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Eaton Bray with Edlesborough (at Christmas)We look forward to seeing all members of St Mary's family in church over the Christmas period.

Christmas services in St Mary's, Eaton Bray (unless stated otherwise) include:

Sunday, 15 December 2019

Holy Communion - 8am

Holy Communion at 8.00am

Worship for Everyone - 10am

Worship for Everyone with children's Nativity Presentation. This will be a non-communion service.

Village Carol Service - 3pm at All Saints' Dagnall

Village Carol service at All Saints' Dagnall.

Saturday, 21 December 2019

Carols by Candlelight - 3pm at St Mary's Edlesborough

(by permission of Churches Conservation Trust)

Carols service by Candlelight with the Bishop of Bedford at St Mary's Edlesborough, followed by mince pies and mulled wine

Sunday, 22 December 2019

Holy Communion - 8am

Sung Eucharist - 10am

Carols by Candlelight - 6pm

Carol service by Candlelight, followed by mince pies and mulled wine

Christmas Eve - Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Candle Services - 4.15pm and 6.00pm

The Candle Service on Christmas Eve is St Mary's best attended service. Congregations have grown to such an extent that two identical services are held, one starting at 4.15pm, the other at 6pm. Last year roughly 600 people, of all ages, joined one of these acts of worship to celebrate the birth of the Christ child.

The earlier service is always very busy and is planned with younger children in mind; if you like a less crowded environment or are attending as adults without young children, perhaps you would prefer to come to the later service.

Midnight Mass - 11.30pm

Midnight Mass, Blessing of the Crib and First Communion of Christmas.

Christmas Day - Wednesday, 25 December 2019

Family Eucharist - 10am

Christmas Family Communion service with carols and a short address.