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Advent and Christmas Services 2017
At St John’s Parish Church, Ben Rhydding
Sunday December 10th 10am – 11am
Family Nativity Service – In the context of our usual family service we will be exploring the story of the first Christmas
Monday December 18th 6.15pm onwards (note to be confirmed)
Carols around the Christmas tree – come and join us alongside our friends from Ben Rhydding Methodists at the Ben Rhydding Community Tree (Wheatley Lane) for community carol singing followed by refreshments in the Methodist Church hall.
Sunday December 17th 4pm – 5pm
Carol Service – a reflective folk style candle-lit service with readings and carols
Sunday December 24th 4pm – 5pm
Christingle Service – Oranges, candles, sweets, carols and the good news of Christmas for all the Family. An opportunity also to give a Christmas gift to The Children’s Society. Very popular – come early.
Sunday December 24th 6pm - 7pm
Christingle Service – Oranges, candles, sweets, carols and the good news of Christmas for all the Family. An opportunity also to give a Christmas gift to The Children’s Society. A second service enabling anyone busy earlier in the day to join us.
Sunday December 24th 11pm–12.30am
“Midnight” Communion Service – Traditional Communion Service to welcome in our Saviour’s Birthday
Monday December 25th—Christmas Day
8 – 8.45am Holy Communion – Using the 1662 Book of Common Prayer we celebrate Christmas as it has been done in Church for hundreds of years.
10 - 11.15am Family Communion Service – A family-style celebration of Christmas including the sharing of communion.
May God’s peace be with you
and all those you love
St John’s Parish Church, Bolling Rd, Ilkley LS29 8PN
Vicar: Rev. Peter Willox, Tel: 01943 607363
Office (the Vestry)Tues/ Wed/Thurs/ Fri a.m. tel 01943 601430
Registered charity no. 1133844