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December 2018

Sunday 2nd December 201810:00Advent Sunday Eucharist
The New Church Year starts here!
Saturday 8th December 201820:00Lovenotes Christmas Concert
Fantastic harmonies! Workshop in the hall 6.30-7.30 followed by minced pies and mulled wine. Concert in the church follows...if you follow the lights
Sunday 9th December 201810:002nd Sunday in Advent: Eucharist
A place for prophets?
Monday 10th December 201819:30Amos Trust Bethlehem Carol Service
Join us at St John the Evangelist Church on Monday 10th December for our Bethlehem carol service. This year we will be joined by leading peace activist Zoughbi Zoughbi, founder of Amos partner Wi’am Reconciliation Centre in Bethlehem and campaigner Lucy Thalgieh who leads the women's work at Wi'am as well as 6 members of Choir of Bethlehem on their first visit to the UK. All donations will go to Amos Trust's 2018 Christmas Appeal supporting Wi'am's women's work and their Christmas 'Smile' holiday programme.
Thursday 13th December 201819:00Confirmation and Licensing
Join the Bishop of Middleton, Mark Davies, and the Archdeacon of Manchester, Karen Lund, as the Bishop confirms candidates young and old from the church and John Hughes is licensed as Rector of the parish and Christine Aspinall as Assistant Curate. Rum related refreshments follow.
Saturday 15th December 201810:00Christmas Fayre
Stalls and Santa in the hall.
19:00Christmas Music Concert
Julia Chernyavsky (pianist) and Ekaterina Velardi (singer) delight us with Christmas music. Our own voices and those of our families will be added as the evening unfolds. Retiring collection for St John's 'Better Access' appeal.
Sunday 16th December 201810:00Advent 3 Eucharist
John the Baptist: a voice in the wilderness
Friday 21st December 201818:30The Longest Night: Advent Meditation
A quiet, meditative service in the Season of Advent, led by the Reverend Christine Aspinall.
Sunday 23rd December 201810:00Advent 4 Eucharist
Mary and Mariam
Monday 24th December 201816:00Christingle
Join us for this family focussed service with 'St John's 'Messy Church' as we raise funds for The Children's Society and their work to support vulnerable children in the UK
23:30Midnight Mass
Candlelit service as we move into Christmas morning celebrating the light in our darkness.
Tuesday 25th December 2018 Christmas Day
10:00Christmas Day Eucharist
Join us as we share the Good News of the birth of Jesus.
Sunday 30th December 201810:00Eucharist: 1st Sunday of Christmas
Monday 31st December 2018 New Years Eve
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