Christmas at St Andrew's

Join us at St Andrew's to celebrate this festive season

Saturday 25 November

A Celtic Quiet Day in Advent, 10.00am - 2.00pm, at The Grovequiet day in advent
Time to stop and prepare for Christmas in beautiful, calm surroundings, with a Celtic theme to the Quiet Day. All you need to bring is a packed lunch. Spaces are limited. To book, please contact Alan:

Saturday 2 December

Christmas Dieci with East Herts Concert Band, 7.30pm:
Enjoy a selection of festive music and arrangements from East Herts Concert Band at St Andrew’s, conducted by Al Nunn. Starts 7.30pm (doors open at 7.00pm). Includes raffle and interval refreshments. Tickets, £10 adults, £5 under 16s, from Charles Ledsam (07771 841012; or the Parish Office ( ; 01992 504373).

Sunday 3 December

Candle-lit Service for Advent, 6.30pm
A candle-lit service with music, led by our Choir, and readings to help reflect on the meaning of advent. Hertingfordbury Handbell Ringers will play. Refreshments after the service.

LanternOnSnowPapaija2008Sunday 10 December

Blue Christmas Service, 6.30pm
A quiet service of reflection, with readings and prayers, for those who find Christmas difficult.

Saturday 16 December

Take Note Winter Concert, 7.30pm
The Take Note Adult Community Choir, based at Simon Balle All-through School, will sing a varied programme including Christmas favourites.

Sunday 17 December

Service of Seven Lessons and Carols, 6.30pm
Seven lessons and carols led by the choir, followed by mulled wine and mince pies. Everyone is welcome, but please note the service may not be suited to very young children. A retiring collection will be taken for Shelter and Shelterbox.

Christmas Eve

Please note that there is no 10.30am Sunday Communion Service today
Holy Communion, 8.00am
A service in traditional language (BCP)
A (Quieter) Crib and Christingle Service, 11.00amChristingleService2013
A service for all ages (a collection will be taken for The Children's Society)
Crib and Christingle Service, 4.00pm
A service for all ages (a collection will be taken for The Children's Society)
Beer & Carols at The Six Templars, 10.30pm
An informal sing-a-long at Wetherspoons, The Wash
Midnight Communion Service, 11.30pm
Welcome in Christmas morning with this short communion service

Christmas Day

Holy Communion, 8.00am
A service in traditional language (BCP)
Christmas Day Communion, 10.30am 
A service with Choir and Organ and activities for young children

CandleFlameWill you miss someone this Christmas?
Remember them by name by tying a prayer to the 'Missing You Tree' at the Golden Griffin Pub (Windsor Drive, Hertford SG14 2DQ) or at St Andrew's Church


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