Special services

Special Services through the year

These include:

Christmas

Carols by candlelight the week before Christmas
Christmas Eve the very popular Christingle services, and Midnight Eucharist

Candlemas

On the Sunday nearest to 2nd February, a special service is held to think about the meaning of baptism.  Those who have been baptised have the opportunity to celebrate their baptism and renew their baptismal promises.  

Easter

During Holy Week a variety of local services and events are available Monday to Good Friday, as advertised and on Easter Sunday there is a special 10am All Age Holy Communion at St Mary’s.

Ascension Day

A 6am celebration of the Eucharist held outside (weather permitting) in the churchyard overlooking the North Downs and followed by breakfast in the church hall.

Harvest Festival in October 

Harvest gifts are collected and shared locally and with our link church Christchurch Brixton Road.

All Souls

An annual memorial service on the Sunday nearest to All Soul’s day when we invite people to come to give thanks and remember those who have died.

Remembrance Sunday

A busy and a very well-attended Act of Remembrance on the Sunday closest to November 11th. 

All Age Service

On the first Sunday of each month there is a non-Eucharistic service lasting about forty minutes.