Advent Day 23 – Eve of Christmas Eve

December 23, 2017

Eve of Christingle and Torchlight Service
At St Helen’s Church a team of people helped to make the Christingles for the Christmas Eve service at 4:30 pm.
Eve of Christingle and Torchlight Service
At Trinity we had a rehearsal for the Torchlight Service, also at 4:30pm on Christmas Eve. This year an apprentice astronomer spots a new star in the sky that the older astronomers (wise men) cannot explain. It leads to a stable in Bethlehem and some unexpected happenings.

There are lots of church services over Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Here is a list of most of the Abingdon Churches …
Abbey Baptist Church – Checker Walk
Abingon Baptist Church – Ock Street
Abingdon Community Church – Thameside School
Abingdon Vineyard Church – Preston Road Community Centre
All Saints Church – Appleford Drive
Christ Church – Northcourt Road
Christ Church – Long Furlong School
Our Lady and St Edmund – Radley Road
Peachcroft Christian Centre – Peachcroft Road
Pearly Gates Church – Fitzharrys School
Society of Friends / Quakers – Audlett Drive
St Helen’s Parish Church – West St Helens Street
St Michael and All Angels – Park Road
St Nicolas Church – Market Place
Salvation Army – West St Helen Street
The Redeemed Christian Church of God – Stratton Way
Trinity Church – Conduit Road

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2 Comments Leave a Comment

  • 1. ppjs  |  December 24, 2017 at 8:02 am

    Happy Christmas to one and all.

    Did anyone watch Alternativity on BBC2 earlier this week? A brilliant nativity play from the West Bank sponsored by Banksy and co-directed by Danny Boyle.

    It is one sure way to stop Christmas becoming self-indulgent and can be caught on I-Player.

  • 2. Anne  |  December 24, 2017 at 9:29 am

    Thankyou ppjs for recommending Alternativity – REALLY wellworth catching on Iplayer.
    Happy Christmas to all who read and post on this wonderful Blog – and thankyou Backstreeter for making it all possible.

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