Advent and Christmas 2017

Advent, Christmas, Special Services

Our 2017 Advent and Christmas services are as follows:

Sunday 3 December

  • Holy Communion (BCP), 8.00-8.45 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • Sung Eucharist, 10.00-11.00 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • Eucharist 10.00-11.00 (St Barnabas’ Church, RH10 7DY)
  • Christingle! 11.30-12.15 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • A Candlelight Advent Service 18.30-19.30 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)

Sunday 17 December

  • Holy Communion (BCP), 8.00-8.45 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • Eucharist, 10.00-11.00 (St Barnabas’ Church, RH10 7DY)
  • Sung Eucharist, 10.00-11.00 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • Carols for All followed by mulled wine and mince pies, 16.00-17.00 (St Barnabas’ Church, RH10 7DY)
  • Lessons and Carols followed by mulled wine and mince pies, 18.30-19.45, (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)

Sunday 24 December

  • Holy Communion (BCP), 8.00-8.45 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • Family Communion with Crib Service, 10.00-11.00 (St Barnabas’ Church, RH10 7DY)
  • Sung Eucharist, 10.00-11.00 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • Children’s Crib Service, 16.00-17.00 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • Midnight Mass, 23.30-00.50 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)

Monday 25 December

  • Christmas Day Eucharist 10.00-11.00 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • Christmas Day Family Eucharist 10.00-11.00 (St Barnabas’ Church, RH10 7DY)

More About Our Christmas Charities

Charity, Christmas

Every year, we choose charities that we can support at Christmas through collections made in our special services.  This year, we have chosen The Salvation Army as our national charity and  Crawley Open House as our local charity.
The Salvation Army work with a variety of psalvarmyeople including those in poverty or situations of domestic abuse.  They also provide support and advice to the homeless and unemployed, tackle loneliness in older people and work to trace family members who have lost touch with each other.

Crawley Open House provides local support and services for those oepnhousesuffering the effects of homelessness, unemployment, loneliness, discrimination, or other forms of social exclusion.  Visitors to their day centre can access health services, benefits and housing advice, workshops and classes as well as hot food and drinks and empathy and kindness.

Money collected will be split between these and our Parish, where there are several projects requiring our attention such as refurbishment of the St Barnabas’ Hall flooring, heating and toilets, as well as addressing water ingress to the bell tower at St Nicholas’.

Worth Parish Announces Charities for Christmas 2016

Charity, Christmas

Worth Parish are pleased to announce that the charities that will be supported through collections at our Christmas services this year are:

  • The Salvation Army (national)
  • Crawley Open House (local)
  • Our own parish

Collection money will be split equally between these charities.

Pewsheet for 27th December 2015 – the First Sunday of Christmas

Christmas, Pewsheets

Click here to see this week’s pewsheet.

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