We love our beautiful cover this issue, a Christingle Orange by Dan Austin. We will be celebrating Christingle out in our community on Christmas Eve this year. Please join us! We wish you a peaceful and blessed Christmas.
Sun 29th Nov 10am – Advent Service on Zoom
Start Advent with beautiful music & worship for the season. For details email email@example.com
Sun 6th Dec – St Nicholas Day Lantern Walk
Enjoy a socially distanced lantern walk from The Chapel on Wharf Rd to St Mary’s and see St Nicholas! (Slots available starting from Chapel 3:30pm — 6:30pm) Please dress for the weather and bring a lantern or torch. Booking is essential. Text / phone 07730 609446
Sun 13th Dec 10am—Service & Christmas Hampers
Zoom church service and the opportunity to donate towards hampers for local people in need. For Zoom details contact firstname.lastname@example.org For hamper donations (to give funds or donate items) please contact us on 07730 609446 or the local Covid Support group.
Sun 20th Dec 6:30pm – Carols by Candlelight
Join us from home on Zoom (if restrictions permit we will also have limited tickets in church, booking essential). For Zoom details & to enquire about tickets please email email@example.com
Thur 24th Dec 4:30pm— Christingle Carol Singing
We can’t gather in church for Christingle, so we will come to you! Look out for carol singers out and about in Ash Vale, and join in with the fun on Zoom. Christingle donations are welcomed for the Children’s Society, and a link will be shared on Facebook & Zoom. At 6pm we will be finishing with everyone bell ringing on their doorsteps too! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for links.
Thur 24th Dec 11:30pm – Midnight Mass
Church Service to celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. We will be on Zoom (and some seating in church if regulations allow). Contact email@example.com
Fri 25th Dec 10am – Christmas Morning Service
This is our main Christmas Day Morning Service on Zoom (and some seating in church if regulations allow). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Gifts to help our neighbours. We would like to encourage everyone to ‘buy local’ in 2020, to donate for Christmas hampers here, and also to support our twinned communities in Uganda with Christmas Trees for Christmas. www.amahaweuganda.org Thank You.
All events are subject to change due to Covid-19 safety rules. Please keep in touch via our mailing list for weekly notices by email email@example.com or keep an eye on Facebook @StMarysAshVale St Mary’s Church, Ash Vale, GU12 5JE