Christmas services and events for 2022

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9th November 2022 Church News

Saturday 10th December

Christmas Crib exhibition: 10.00am – 4.00pm at Barnard Castle

An exhibition of Crib sets for all the family to enjoy: with carol singing, live Christmas music and seasonal refreshments. Bring your Crib set to be blessed.


Friday 16th December

St Mary’s Community Orchestra Christmas Concert: 7.00pm

Free Entry: donations welcome. Bar open from 6.30pm


Sunday December 18th

8.30am and 10.30am services for the Fourth Sunday of Advent at Barnard Castle

4.00pm Candle lit carol service at St. Mary’s Whorlton

followed by seasonal refreshments


Wednesday December 21st

7.00pm Carol service at Barnard Castle

Come and sing your heart out alongside singers from St. Mary’s Community Choir


Christmas Eve

4.00pm A crib service at Barnard Castle

(children are invited to come dressed as a character from the Nativity story).


7.00pm carols on The Green at Whorlton followed by

the Christmas Gospel and reception of Communion in church


11.00pm  First Communion of Christmas at Barnard Castle

(Note earlier start time from previous years)


Christmas Day

8.30am    Christmas communion at Barnard Castle

10.30am  Christmas communion at Barnard Castle

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