Christmas 2021

We are planning on holding the following Christmas Services at St Matthews this year. Please do come and join us as we celebrate the birth of Jesus.

Sunday 5th December

11am – Carols with Sussex Brass

A special morning service of Christmas Carols and Readings led by Sussex Brass. A full children’s programme will be running for children up to year 7.

Sunday 19th December

11am – Christingle Service

An all age service featuring Carols, the traditional readings and a chance for everyone to make a Christingle.

7pm – Informal Carols

A simple evening service with traditional carols and readings and a short Christmas reflection.

Christmas Eve

4pm – Crib Service

A service for all the family with a chance for children to dress up in costumes and act out the nativity story.

We are not holding a midnight service this year. Instead, this will be held at 11:15pm at St Ethelburga’s Church (our partner church) on St Saviour’s Road TN38 0AS.

Christmas Day

11am – Christmas Day Celebration (with optional communion afterwards)

An all age service for the whole family to celebrate the birth of Jesus.

Please note: To keep everyone safe, we have retained social distancing in the building and we are still recommending the use of face coverings during services.