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

Saturday 24 November

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

Saturday 1 December

Advent Concert, 7.30pm
My Strength and My Song - an Advent Concert to launch the album of choral
music by St Andrew's Harold Chaplin. Tickets £12.50 in advance (via Ticketsource)
or £15 on the door. Interval refreshments.

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Sunday 2 December

A Candlelit Service for Advent, 6.30pm
A candlelit 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.

Saturday 8 December

Festive Sounds 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.
Doors open 7.00pm. Includes raffle and interval refreshments.
Tickets on the door, £10.

Sunday 9 December

Blue Christmas Service, 6.30pm
A short service for those who find Christmas bittersweet,
with space to reflect and an opportunity to remember loved ones.

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Sunday 16 December

Seven Lessons & Carols by Candlelight, 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 collection will be taken for Shelter and Shelterbox)


Saturday 22 December

Beer & Carols, 4-6.00pm
A family-friendly drop-in with festive food, crafts and games,
alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, carol-singing led by our band at 4.30pm and 5.30pm.
(A collection will be taken for Carers in Herts)

Sunday 23 December

Carols & Afternoon Tea, 3.00pm
Especially for those who are living with dementia and those who are caring for them.

Christmas Eve

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A (Quieter) Crib and Christingle Service, 11.00am

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)

Midnight Communion Service, 11.30pm
Welcome in Christmas morning with this communion service
(A collection will be taken for Stevenage Haven)

Christmas Day

Holy Communion, 8.00am
A service in traditional language (BCP)

Christmas Day Communion for all ages, 10.30am 
A service with Choir and Organ and activities for young children


Will 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