Christmas

At the Heart of Christmas with St Nicholas Church, Saltdean

We have a packed calendar of events lined up for Christmas this year as we make up for the difficulties of the last 18 months. Our celebrations start with the Advent - the four Sundays leading up to Christmas week. This year, Advent begins on Sunday 28th November. For the families we look forward to welcoming you to our St Nicholas celebrations on Sunday 5th; to our Christmas Lunch on December 23rd and to our special Crib service on Christmas Eve. For those who like a traditional celebration then please join us for our Carol Service on Sunday 19th and of course Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve. 

However you intend to celebrate Christmas this year, we hope that you will spend some time with us at St Nicholas Chuch - at the Heart of Christmas. 

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Christmas Services & Events

Sunday 28th November
10.30am: First Sunday in Advent

Join us for a sung Eucharist service as we light the first candle of Advent. Join us for coffee and biscuits after the service. 

Sunday 5th December
10.30am: Second Sunday in Advent & Patronal Festival

We celebrate our patron saint - St Nicholas today with the crowning of the child bishop. Today is also our Gift day so please give generously.  

Sunday 12th December
10.30am: Third Sunday in Advent

Join us for our traditional Sung Eucharist as we light the third candle of Advent. Check out our Fairtrade stall for last minute Christmas gift ideas.

Sunday 19th December
10.30am: Fourth Sunday in Advent

Traditional sung Eucharist service followed by refreshments. 
6.30pm: Christmas Carol Service
Traditional carols and readings by candlelight. This year, please bring along a decoration to add to our tree.  

Thursday 23rd December
12.00am: Christmas Lunch

Festive fun for all the family including a film, activities, Christmas music and of course lunch! Book here

Friday 24th December
4.00pm: Crib Service

Bring your children to the best way to start Christmas. Hear the story of Christmas and take home a Christingle.  
11.30pm: Midnight Mass
Join us as we celebrate mass by candlelight with traditional prayer and music.   

Saturday 25th December
10.30am: Family Eucharist

Join us for a family Christmas celebration with Holy Communion. Followed by refreshments. 

 

Please join us at our regular Sunday services at 8am and 10.30am. Morning Prayer is held live on our Facebook page. 


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