Celebrate Christmas at St Albans’ churches

PUBLISHED: 15:11 17 December 2011

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St Albans Cathedral

Saturday, December 10: 3pm – Carol Concert; 7pm – Carol Concert.

Wednesday, December 21: 7pm – Festival of Lessons and Carols.

Thursday, December 22: 7pm – Festival of Lessons and Carols.

Saturday, December 24: 3pm – Crib Service; 5.30pm – Choral Evensong for Christmas; 11.30pm – Midnight Mass.

Sunday, December 25: 8am – Parish Eucharist for Christmas Day; 11am – Matins for Christmas Day; 12.30pm – Eucharist.

Christ Church, High Oaks, St Albans

Thursday, December 15: 2.30pm – Carol Service and Christmas Tea;

Sunday, December 18: 6.30pm – All Age Carol Service;

Saturday, December 24: 3pm – The Night before Christmas for younger children and families; 11.30pm – Midnight Communion Service.

Sunday, December 25: 10.40am – All Age Christmas Day Praise Service.

Crabtree Church, Crabtree Lane, Harpenden

Sunday, December 18: 10.30am – Christmas Nativity led by the Sunday School; 6pm – Carols by Candlelight;

Sunday, December 25: 10.30am – Christmas Day Service.

Dagnall Street Baptist Church, St Albans

Sunday, December 18: 6.30pm – Carol Service;

Saturday, December 24: 11.30pm – Christmas Eve Communion;

Sunday, December 25: 10.15am – Family Service.

Forest Town Church, Lyon Way, St Albans

Sunday, December 25: 10am – Christmas Morning Service.

Hatfield Road, Methodist Church, St Albans

Sunday, December 18: 10.30am – Morning Worship with Communion, Rev Sarah Lowe; 7pm – Carol Service, Rev Sarah Lowe;

Wednesday, December 21: 5pm – Christingle Tea (activities and learning for under-14s and their carers); 6.15pm – Christingle Worship for All, Rev Sarah Lowe;

Saturday, December 24: 11.15pm – Midnight Communion Service, Rev Sarah Lowe;

Sunday, December 25: 10.30am – All Age Worship, Chris Hancock.

Homewood Road United Reformed Church, St Albans

Sunday, December 18: 6.30pm – Carol Service;

Saturday, December 24: 11.30pm – Christmas Eve Service;

Sunday, December 25: 10.30am – Christmas Day Service.

See website www.homewoodurc.org

Marlborough Road Methodist Church, Marlborough Road, St Albans

Sunday, December 18: 4.30pm – Carols by Candlelight;

Saturday, December 24: 7pm – Christmas Eve Holy Communion;

Sunday, December 25: 10.30am – All Age Worship. Led by David Dalziel, who asks you to bring a significant Christmas gift that you have received with you, and not to worry, you will still have it after the service!

Marshalswick Baptist Free Church, Sherwood Avenue, St Albans

Sunday, December 18: 10.15am – Family Nativity; 6pm – Carols and Candlelight for the Family;

Saturday, December 24: 11.30pm – Christmas Eve Communion.

Sunday, December 25: 10.15am – Christmas Family Celebration.

Network Church

Sunday, December 18: 10.30am – Informal family Christmas service, coffee after the service at 12noon, Rothamsted Conference Centre, off the A1081 Harpenden Road, AL5 2JQ. See www.networkchurch.org

Ridgeway Church, Sandringham School, The Ridgeway, St Albans

Sunday, December 18: 6pm – Traditional Carol Service.

Sunday, December 25: 11am – Christmas Day Family Service. Crèche available at both services. Details email office@ridgewaychurch.net, tel: 01727 869703 or see www.ridgewaychurch.net

St Mary’s Church, Childwick Green

Sunday, December 18: 6pm – Evensong.

Sunday, December 25: 10.30 am – Holy Communion.

St Michael’s, St Michael’s Street, St Albans

Sunday, December 18: 6.30pm – Carol Service.

Saturday, December 24: 4pm – Christingle Service; 11.30pm – Midnight Mass.

Sunday, December 25: 8am – Holy Communion; 9.30am – Parish Communion.

St Paul’s Church, Blandford Road, St Albans

Sunday, December 18: 8am – Traditional Communion Service; 10.30am – Morning worship with children and youth parties; 6.30pm – Candlelit Carol Service, folllowed by Christmas celebration.

Saturday, December 24: 3.30pm and 5pm – Crib Services, with all the family in mind; 11.30pm – Midnight Communion Service.

Sunday, December 25: 8am – Traditional Communion Service; 10.30am – Family Communion Service.

St Peter’s Church, St Peter’s Street, St Albans

Saturday, December 24: 3pm – Children’s Crib Service; 6.30pm – Carol Service; 11.30pm – Midnight Mass.

Sunday, December 25: 8am – Holy Communion (BCP); 9.30am – Holy Communion (with activities for children); 11.15am – Choral Mattins.

St Saviour’s Church, Sandpit Lane, St Albans

Sunday, December 18: 6pm – Carol Service.

Saturday, December 24: 11.30pm – Midnight Mass.

Sunday, December 25: 9.30am – Sung Eucharist.

Thursday, December 15 to Saturday, December 24: Christmas Tree Festival, open daily from 10am-5pm except Thursday, 15, 2pm-5pm, Sunday 18, 1pm-5pm, Saturday 24, 10am-2pm.

Spicer Street Church, St Albans

Sunday, December 18: 9.30am and 11.15am – Morning carols; 6.30pm – Evening carols.

Saturday, December 24: 3.45pm – Christmas Eve family celebration.

Sunday, December 25: 10.30am –Christmas Day service.

Trinity United Reformed Church, Beaconsfield Road, St Albans

Sunday, December 18: 4pm – Christmas Carol Tea Party;

Sunday, December 25: 10am – Christmas Day Celebration Service.

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