Christmas Services

Christmas 2020 will be unlike any we have ever known, but the true message of Christmas remains constant and unchanging - God, who is love, comes as a baby to live amongst us, and to invite us into deeper relationship.

We think that is worth celebrating.

We hope you do too.

You will find details of how to join in with all our services below.

Online Carol Service

Christmas readings and carols to share from your own home.

You will find the service on our YouTube channel -  Join in at any time to suit own circumstances.

The service will also be available on our phoneline 0121 270 9089 on Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd December.

Online Crib Service

Gather your family and your combined creativity as we retell the story of Jesus' birth using all sorts of media.

You'll find us on our YouTube channel. Join in from your own home whenever you wish.

Online Christmas Worship

Join us from home on YouTube as we celebrate Christmas in words of worship. The order of service is available here and the video will be available from 3pm on Christmas Eve. 

The service will also be available on our phoneline, 0121 270 9089, on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

 

Midnight Meditation

Join us on Zoom at 11:45pm on December 24th. As Christmas Day begins, we celebrate the mystery of the incarnation - God becoming a human being.

The words are here and the service will last 20-25 minutes.

Please see the pewsheet for Zoom details.

 

Holy Communion in St James' Church

Wednesday 23rd December at 10:30am.

A quiet, said service as Christmas approaches.

Sadly, due to COVID limitations, booking is essential. Please phone the Parish Office 0121 745 8896  between 9:30am and 12:30pm to book a place*.

Christmas Eve Communion in St James

Thursday 24th December, 8pm.

A quiet, said service of Holy Communion as we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus.

Sadly, due to COVID limitations, booking is essential. Please phone the Parish Office 0121 745 8896 between 9:30am and 12:30pm to book a place*.

Christmas Day Communion in St James

Friday 25th December, 10am.

A quiet, said service of Holy Communion as we celebrate the birth of Jesus.

Sadly, due to COVID limitations, booking is essential. Please phone the Parish Office 0121 745 8896 between 9:30am and 12:30pm to book a place*.

* Services of Holy Communion

In order to allow as many people as possible to take Communion over the Christmas season, we are requesting that each person only attends one Communion service over this period. Thank you.

St John's Patronal Festival at St James

Sadly, due to COVID restrictions we cannot currently worship in the building at St John's, Tidbury Green.

On Sunday 27th December we will be celebrating the Feast Day of St John the Divine with a service of Holy Communion at St James' Church at 11am. Please phone the Parish Office 0121 745 8896 on Wednesday 23rd December between 9:30am and 12:30pm to book a place. 

Or...

Join us online via YouTube, with Morning Worship recorded in the St John's building. More details here. The service will be available on YouTube and on our phoneline, 0121 270 9089, from Saturday 26th December.

Throughout Christmas.......

It will be there over the Christmas season.

(And we believe the Wise Men are already on their way!)

Have you seen the beautiful Christmas crib scene in the porch at St James' Church building?

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