Sunday & Daily Services

Sunday and Daily Services

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December 2023

Sunday 3rd – The First Sunday of Advent  

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP)

9.30am Parish Communion

11.00am Service of Service (a service with a difference – most of the service takes place outside the church building as we engage in acts of service in the community)

6.30pm Advent Carol Service (a service of readings and carols to mark the start of Advent)

Sunday 10th – The Second Sunday of Advent

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP)

9.30am Parish Communion

11.00am Family Toy Service (a service where we support those less fortunate by gifting new toys and gifts for children and teenagers)

Monday 11th – Charity Carol Service

7.30pm Charity Carol Service in support of The British Heart Foundation

Sunday 17th – The Third  Sunday of Advent

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP)

10.00am Family Communion with Nativity Play (young people from our children’s groups make Christmas come to life)

6.30pm Nine Lessons and Carols by Candlelight (a traditional Carol Service with wonderful readings and carols.  Mince pies and mulled wine served after the service)

Sunday 24th – The Fourth Sunday of Advent

9.30am Parish Communion

2.00pm Crib Service (a service for all the family.  Join angels, shepherds and kings on a journey to Bethlehem to see the baby Jesus)

4.00pm and 6.00pm Christingle Services (a magical service when we glimpse the coming light of Christmas)

11.30pm Midnight Communion by Candlelight (a service full of wonder and awe as we rejoice in Christ’s coming into our world.  Come and join us for the first celebration of Christmas)

Monday 25th – Christmas Day

8.00am Holy Communion  (BCP) (a short reflective service when we give thanks for God’s gift of himself to his world)

10.00am Christmas Family Communion (a joyful celebration of Christmas – come sing great carols and hear the Christmas message)

Sunday 31st – The First Sunday of Christmas

8.00am Holy Communion  (BCP)

10.00am Family Communion

Please join us for worship. You are most welcome.

Mid-week Services  


2.00pm Church on the Corner in Church – Church on the Corner will meet in The Main Church until we are able to return to Hallfield Lane. Services last about 40 minutes and all are welcome. 


9.30am Morning Prayer – A time to listen to God’s word, worship and pray for the needs of the world.

Daily Hope 0800 804 8044 – Daily Hope is a free phone line of hymns, reflection and prayers.  It is aimed at those who do not have access to the internet.  If you know anyone who you think might like to use it then please do pass this on.

As you will appreciate without collections from Church Services our finances as a church were hit severely.  The easiest and safest way to support the work of St James’ is via standing order or one-off donation through your bank. Details about how to so this are on our Financial Giving Page