Benefice Calendar

December

Sunday 1st December 20199:00amHardwick - Holy Communion with hymns
Holy Communion service led by Revd Katrina with well-known and loved hymns. Come and join us. All are welcome!
11:00amSywell - Holy Communion with songs and hymns
Holy Communion service led by Revd Katrina. With worship songs and well-known hymns. Children may go out to continue their worship in the village hall and return in time to join in the Lord's Supper. All are welcome. Come and join us.
Monday 2nd December 20197:00pmMears Ashby - Choir Practice
For choir members. Contact Tony Edwards on 01933 276433 for more details.
Saturday 7th December 201910:00amMears Ashby - Christmas Coffee Morning
Come and enjoy our Christmas Coffee Morning with Christmas Raffle and Tombola, cakes and produce, and the usual stalls, and - of course - a chance for a cuppa and catch up with friends. Takes place in the village hall (NN6 0EE). Proceeds go to church funds.
Sunday 8th December 20199:00amHardwick - Morning Worship
Family service led by church members, with songs and hymns. All are welcome. Do come and join us.
11:00amOverstone - Family Communion for St. Nicholas
Family Communion to celebrate the life of St. Nicholas and the church. Led by Revd Katrina with input from children, young people and adults. A service designed for all the family. Come and join our celebrations. All are welcome!
4:00pmMears Ashby - Advent Carols Service
A beautiful and reflective evening service with well-known Advent carols, poems and readings, and some of the poetic words from BCP Evensong. Come and worship God as the day draws to a close and as we journey towards the birth of Jesus on Christmas day. Our community choir will lead and encourage our singing. All are welcome!
Monday 9th December 20197:00pmMears Ashby - Choir Practice
For choir members. Contact Tony Edwards on 01933 276433 for more details.
Saturday 14th December 201910:00amHardwick Christmas Tree Festival & Coffee Morning
Christmas Coffee Morning in the church hall. Christmas Tree Festival in church. Proceeds to church funds.
Sunday 15th December 20199:00amMears Ashby - Holy Communion with hymns
Holy Communion service led by Revd Katrina with well-known and loved hymns). Come and join us. All are welcome!
11:00amSywell - Holy Communion with songs and hymns
Holy Communion service led by Revd Katrina. With worship songs and well-known hymns. Children go out to continue their worship in the village hall and return in time to join in the Lord's Supper. All are welcome. Come and join us.
1:30pmNorthampton - Street Church
A team of volunteers will be serving lunch at Street Church, Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Northampton. Guests with a variety of issues are welcomed between 1.30pm and 3.30pm and given lunch. Donations of food are welcomed. See Supporting Street Church page for details.
6:00pmHardwick - Carol Service
Come and join us for a traditional Nine Lessons and Carols services at St. Leonard's, Hardwick. We'll be joined by the benefice community choir. All are welcome. Refreshments after the service.
Wednesday 18th December 20192:00pmMears Ashby - School Christingle Service
For teachers, pupils and their families, and villagers.
7:00pmFellowship Group - Christmas Gathering
Enjoy an evening of looking at the Bible together through relaxed, very informal and informative discussion. We also enjoy wine and nibbles! Takes place at 95 Main Road, Wilby, NN8 2UB.
Friday 20th December 20192:30pmSywell - School's Crib Service
Sywell CEVA Primary School's Crib Service for pupils and their families, teachers and other staff.
Sunday 22nd December 201911:00amSywell - Village Carol Service
We invite you to our annual carol service, with well-known carols and Bible readings. Come and join our celebrations as we prepare for the birth of Jesus. All are welcome. Invite your friends and family too.
6:00pmMears Ashby - Carol Service
Come and join us for a traditional village carol service, with well-known carols and Bible readings. We'll be joined by the benefice community choir. Refreshments after the service.
Tuesday 24th December 20194:00pmOverstone - Messy Christingles
We invite you to come to our Messy Christingles service at Overstone church. Enjoy that special moment when the lights are dimmed as the Christingle candles are lit. It's a very special way to begin your family's Christmas celebrations. We'll be singing well-known and loved carols, and there's something for all the family. Do come and join us, and invite friends and family too! Church will be open during the day for visitors.
11:30pmSywell - Midnight Communion with carols
Come and join in the celebrations as Christmas Eve turns into Christmas Day. During this traditional Midnight Communion, we'll be singing well-known carols with the help of our Community Choir and hearing again the Christmas story. All are welcome.
Wednesday 25th December 20198:00amHardwick - Christmas Communion
Come and start your Christmas day celebrations with communion at Hardwick church. Bring one of your presents with you (opened or unopened)! Service includes carols.
10:00amMears Ashby - Christmas Communion
Come and start your Christmas day celebrations with communion at Mears Ashby church. Bring one of your presents with you (opened or unopened)! Service includes carols.
Sunday 29th December 201910:00amMears Ashby - Benefice Holy Communion
Holy Communion service with well-known carols led by Revd Katrina. Followed by tea and coffee after the service. All are welcome. Do come and join us.