Advent and Christmas 2018

Advent and Christmas at Cowley St John

Special services, carol concerts, and other events

Saturday 8th December – Carols

6.30pm   Charles Street Carols,St Alban’s Church, followed by mulled wine and mince pies

Wedensday 12th December – Carols in Churchyard

6.30pm       Christmas carols in the Churchyard with Brass accompaniment (Eve of St Lucy’s day)

Sunday 16th December – Christmas Carol Service

5.30pm     Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols by Candlelight, St Mary and St John Church, with mulled wine and mince pies

Monday 17th December – Choir Concert

7.30pm  East Oxford Community Choir Christmas concert

Sunday 23rd December – Fourth Sunday of Advent

9.30am Christingle service and simple Eucharist at St Albans

Monday 24th December: Christmas Eve

4pm   Crib Service at St Mary and St John. Come along to sing carols, hear the Christmas story and visit the Christmas crib. There will be festive refreshments served afterwards.

11.30pm   Midnight Mass at St Mary and St John – The traditional heart of the Christmas season, we gather on this special night to celebrate the birth of Christ.


Tuesday 25th December: Christmas Day

Come join our family celebrations of this joyous season.

9.30am    Festival Eucharist at St Alban’s, Charles Street

10.45am    Festival Eucharist at St Mary and St John, Cowley Road

Christmastide Services

St Stephens Day Eucharist, 26 Dec – 10.30am St Mary and St John

St John’s Day Eucharist, 27 Dec – 10.30am St Mary and St John

Holy Innocents Day Eucharist, 28 Dec – 9am St Albans

Sunday 30th December, Joint service at SSMJ (no service at St Albans)