Christmas church services across the Valley

Carols at Christmas.
Carols at Christmas.

A timetable of Christmas services and events at churches in the Ribble Valley has been announced and the list is as follows:

Clitheroe Community Church, The King’s Centre, Milthorne Avenue (off Henthorn Road).

Saturday, December 12th, 10am to 11-30 am Creative Christmas: families are invited to drop in for craft activities, face painting, refreshments and a Christmas story.

Sunday, December 20th, 10-30am: Traditional Carol Service with carols and Bible readings

7pm Christmas Refreshed: A refreshing look at Christmas with live acoustic music and a short seasonal presentation with mince pies and hot fruit punch.

Christmas Day: 10am to 11am: O Come Let Us Adore Him: celebrating the birth of Christ with carols and a Christmas message.

St. Mary Magdalene’s, Church Street.

Sunday, December 20th: 3-30pm, Nine lessons and carols. Christmas Eve: 5-30 pm, Christingle. 11-30 pm to midnight, Communion. Christmas Day:9-30 am, family communion and children—bring a present to show.

The Salvation Army, Lowergate.

Sunday December 6th: 11 am, toy service. Bring a new toy, a gift, or voucher to the altar. Sunday, December 20th: 6pm, carols by candlelight followed by refreshments. Christmas Day: Christmas dinner with friends 11-30am to 3pm

followed by light entertainment and carols. For people who would otherwise be alone on Christmas Day. For information please contact Captain Elizabeth Smith on 07709351394.

Parish of Our Lady of the Valley, St. Michael and St. John’s Lowergate, Clitheroe and St.Mary’s, Sabden: Christmas Eve: (Clitheroe) reconciliation 11am to noon, carols, 5-30pm, Christmas Mass, 6pm.

(Sabden) reconciliation 11am to 11-30 am, carols, 7-30 pm, Christmas mass, 8pm.

(Dunsop Bridge, West Bradford village hall) Christmas mass, 8pm.

(Dunsop Bridge) Christmas Day mass, 9am. (Clitheroe) Christmas Day mass, 10.00 am.

Boxing Day: (Clitheroe) mass at noon and 6pm.

Sunday, December 27th: (Clitheroe) mass, 9-30am. (Dunsop Bridge) mass, 9am. (Sabden) mass, 11am

First mass of Sunday, 6pm.

St James, St. James Street (off Whalley Road).

Sunday December 13th: 6-30pm, carols in the round packed with the old and new songs, drama and more.

Christmas Eve: 4pm, christingle, the favourite for all the family. 11-30pm to midnight, communion, be one of the first to celebrate Christmas Day. Christmas Day: 10-30am, family service.

10.30 am Christmas Day Family Service

St Paul’s, Low Moor.

Sunday, December 13th: 9-30am, family service and nativity. Thursday, December 17th: 7pm, Lancashire Sings Christmas at Low Moor club. Friday, December 18th:soup Llnch followed by Thistle Manor SEN friendly carol service. Sunday, December 20th: 6-30 pm, carol service. Christmas Eve: 6pm, christingle. 8pm, Christmas communion

Christmas Day: 9-30am, family communion.

Trinity Methodist Church Parson Lane.

Sunday, December 13th: 6-30pm, Joy to the World 2015, a concert by the Ribble Valley Choir celebrating Christmas.

Sunday, December 20th: 10am, all age worship and nativity play. 6pm, Christmas carol service. Christmas Eve: 11pm, joint Methodist and URC midnight Holy communion service.

Christmas Day: 9-30am, Christmas morning worship.

The United Reformed Church, Moor Lane. Tuesday lunchtimes at 12-30pm, joint advent services.

December 1st: Rev Michele Jarmany. December 8th: Rev Andy Froud. December 15th: Rev Ian Humphreys. December 22nd: Rev Michele Jarmany.

Sunday, December 20th: 10-30am, nativity service. Christmas Eve: 11pm, communion worship led by Rev Ian Humphreys. Christmas Day: 9-30am, family service. Sunday, December 27th: 10-30am, carol service.

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