Alton Webteam: November 2018
We would like to give you a very warm welcome to any or all of our Christmas Services.
Sunday 16th Dec at 6.30 Carol Service
Christmas Eve at 4pm All Age Christingle Service (Messy Church Style!) — come and sing some carols, enjoy the Christmas Story and make a Christingle complete with orange, ribbon and sweets. They will look great as we light them for our concluding carols.
Midnight Holy Communion Service at 11.30pm — an opportunity to sing carols, reflect on the nativity story and share in Holy Communion. This service will conclude at midnight.
Christmas Day Family Service at 10am led by Mrs Jennie Marlow
Sunday 30th December at 10am — a joint service with the Church of England at the Methodist Church.
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