We have a busy programme of events planned for Christmas this year, with something for everyone around the four Church of England churches here in Kirkby:
Sunday 1st November: All Saints day. Services of commemoration for the faithful departed in all four churches, 4pm at St. Mark’s, and 6pm in the other 3 churches.
Friday 13th November: Murder Mystery evening in St. Chad’s.
Saturday 21st November: Christmas Shopping Trip to Chester.
Sunday 29th November: St. Andrews’ Patronal Festival at 11am. All four churches come together for one service.
Parish Advent Course: Running on Tuesdays in Advent at 7:30pm, looking at the lives of four women saints.
- Tuesday 1st December, St. Mark’s: Catherine of Alexandria
- Tuesday 8th December, Centre 63: Lucy
- Tuesday 15th December, St. Andrew’s: Eglantyne Jebb
- Tuesday 22nd December, St. Martin’s: Mary
Friday 4th December: Christmas Cocktails @ St. Martin’s. Come and experience the roaring twenties!
Sunday 6th December: St. Chad’s Mini Christmas Fair immediately after the 11.00am Morning Eucharist.
Sunday 13th December: Children’s Christmas Party. Details tbc.
Sunday 13th December: The Band of the Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment performing in St. Chad’s at 6:30pm
Sunday 13th December: Sing-a-long Christmas Carols at St. Mark’s with Cafe Church. Minced pies, mulled wine and your favourite carols at 6:30pm
Monday 14th December: Community Carol Service @ St. Andrew’s at 6:30pm.
Sunday 20th December: Carols by Candlelight in St. Andrew’s, St. Chad’s and St. Martin’s. Traditional carol services with the churches beautifully lit.
Christmas Eve: Crib Services in St. Andrew’s and St. Chad’s at 4pm.
Christmas Eve: First Communion of Christmas at 9:30pm in St. Mark’s, 11pm in St. Andrew’s and 11:30pm in St. Martin’s & St. Chad’s
Christmas Day Communions: at 10am in St. Andrew’s, St. Chad’s and St. Martin’s, and at 11am in St. Mark’s.