ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH

WOOLWICH, LONDON


A place of Christian worship for over 1000 years!

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The Advent and Christmas Program for St Mary Magdalene Church, Woolwich - 2018


Good wishes to you at this Advent and Christmas time from the Rector and Church Wardens of St Mary Magdalene Church! Please join us for some of the services we will be having this month. Adults and children are always welcome  


First Sunday in Advent, 2 December: Morning Holy Communion service at 10.00am with lighting of the First Advent Candle (Plus Sunday School for 4-11 year olds).


Advent Compline, Wednesday 5 December: A short evening service at 6.00pm with a meditation based on Rev Anthony Buckley’s book, This I Call to Mind.


Setting up of the Christmas Tree, Saturday 8 December: Please come and help set up the tree with the Rector at 10.00am. Also share a few refreshments and sing a carol round the tree! (Children must be supervised by their carers or parents).


Second Sunday in Advent, 9 December: Morning Holy Communion service at 10.00am with lighting of the Second Advent Candle (Plus Sunday School for 4-11 year olds).


Nursery Schools and Pre-school children Christmas Service: A short celebration of Christmas for our little ones, at 10.00am in church on Tuesday 11 December. (Children must be accompanied by their teachers or carers or parents. / PCC members, sides-persons and servers are invited to come and help).


Mulgrave Primary School Carol Service: At 6.00pm on Tuesday 11 December (PCC members, sides-persons and servers are invited to help).


Advent Compline, Wednesday 12 December: A short evening service at 6.00pm with a meditation based on Rev Anthony Buckley’s book, This I Call to Mind.


Third Sunday in Advent, 16 December: Morning Holy Communion service at 10.00am with lighting of the Third Advent Candle (Plus Sunday School for 4-11 year olds).


Advent Compline, Wednesday 19 December: A short evening service at 6.00pm with a meditation based on Rev Anthony Buckley’s book, This I Call to Mind.


Fourth Sunday in Advent, 23 December: Morning Holy Communion and Christmas Carol service at 10.00am with lighting of the Fourth Advent Candle. The Sunday School will perform their Christmas Tableau; and Father Christmas will visit bearing gifts!


Christmas Day, Tuesday 25 December: Service of Holy Communion and Carols at 10.00am. (Followed by mince pies and drinks for everyone!).


First Sunday after Christmas, 30 December: Morning Holy Communion service at 10.00am, including prayers for the end of 2018 and beginning of 2019.