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Christmas Events and Services 2014 in Camberwell Deanery

posted 8 Dec 2014, 16:03 by Camberwell Deanery   [ updated 15 Dec 2014, 07:30 ]

This post serves as a quick reminder of the Advent/Christmas services being held across the Camberwell Deanery this year.  Normal Sunday Services have not been added as this information is available on our churches page.  If you believe that your church's services are missing, please email the details and they will be added to this list.  

If you are a visitor who has stumbled upon this page and are looking to attend a service this Christmas, you would be most welcome at any of the churches listed below. There's no need to call to say you're coming, but if you would like to contact any of our churches, details can be found here.

All Saints Church, Peckham

Carols by Candlelight
Carols by candlelight with a chance to celebrate Christmas through carols and readings on Sunday 14th December at 6pm.

The Nativity Christingle
A service for children and their families to experience the Christmas story on Wednesday 24th December at 4pm

Midnight Communion
A service to welcome in Christmas morning on Wednesday 24th December at 11pm

Christmas Day All Age Service
Come and celebrate Jesus' birth, for all ages on Thursday 25th December at 10.30am

Christ Church, Peckham

Carols & Candlelight 
On Sunday 14th December, Christ Church will hold a Carols & Candlelight service at 4.30pm

King's College Hospital Chaplaincy

Carol Service
Camberwell Community Choir will be singing at a Christmas carol service at King's College Hospital Chapel at 6.30pm on December 10th. 

Carol Service
King's College Hospital Carol Service will be held on 17th December at 5pm in St Luke's chapel.  Everyone welcome. 

Christmas Day
A Christmas Day Eucharist will be held at 10am in St Luke's Chapel.  

St Antony's Church, Nunhead
(Children and families are welcome at all services, and all include carols and readings).

Christmas Bazaar
On Saturday 13th December, St Antony's will be holding a Christmas bazaar in the Church Hall from 12 noon - 4pm. It's open to the public.

Carol / Christingle Service
On Christmas Eve (Wed 24th December), a family service with carols and readings where children are especially welcome.  Mince pies afterwards.

Midnight Mass
Christmas Eve, 11.30pm, come and celebrate the coming of Our Lord at this traditional evening service.

Christmas Day Mass
Christmas Day Mass on Thursday 25th December is at 10.30am

New Year's Eve Mass
A reflective service to welcome in the New Year at 11.30pm.

St Giles's Church, Camberwell

Carols round Camberwell
On Tuesday 16th December at 7pm at St Giles', the choir will sing a short carol concert (a mixture of traditional and popular music).  That will be followed by 'Carols round Camberwell' in which the choir will call in on local businesses and public spaces around Camberwell to raise money for charity. 

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
On Sunday December 21st at 6pm, the church choir will be performing beautiful Christmas music by candlelight. There will be a mixture of traditional and modern carols sung by the choir and the congregation will have chance to sing traditional carols too with the organ. Mince pies and mulled wine will be available afterwards.

Christmas Eve Crib and Christingle Service
On Christmas Eve (Wednesday 24th December), St Giles' will hold a crib service specially designed for children which tells the Christmas story with readings and carols at 3pm.

Carols on the Merry Organ
On Christmas Eve (Wednesday 24th December), you can hear and sing Christmas carols at St Giles' at 6pm. In a candlelit church, this is the perfect time to have a few quiet moments before the Christmas festivities begin!

Midnight Mass
On Christmas Eve, Midnight Mass will begin at midnight.

Christmas Day Masses
On Christmas Day, Mass will be said at 8am and a festival Mass will be sung at 10am.

A Watchnight service will take place on December 31st at 11.30pm with Mass and Prayers.

St George's, Camberwell

Christingle Service & Eucharist
Sunday 21st December Advent 4: 10.00am All-age Eucharist with distribution of Christingle oranges

Christmas Eve 
Monday 24th December, 11.30pm Midnight Mass of the Nativity by candlelight

Christmas Day
Tuesday 25th December, 10.00am All-age Celebration

Holy Innocents
Sunday 28th December, Holy Innocent's Day, 10.00am All-age Celebration.

New Year's Eve
31st December at 11.30pm, Watchnight Mass by candlelight with individual anointing and blessings

The Epiphany
Sunday, 4th January, 10.00am All-age Celebration with blessing of chalk

St John Chrysostom with St Andrew Church, Peckham

Midnight Mass
Christmass Midnight Mass takes place on 24th December at 11.00pm

Christmas Day
Christmass Day sung Parish Mass at 10.30am (not 10.00am as usual).

Watch Night Mass
On Wednesday 31st December, the 'Watchnight Mass' will take place at 5pm.

Feast of the Epiphany
The Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord takes place on Sunday 4th January and the Children's Nativity Play will be performed at the Parish Sung Mass at 10.00am

St Luke's Church, Camberwell

Carol and Christingle Service
Sunday 21st December, Carol and Christingle, 6pm.

Midnight Mass
Wednesday 24th December, Midnight Mass, service begins, 11pm.

Christmas Day
Thursday 25th December, Christmas Day, service begins, 10.30am

Feast of the Holy Innocents
Sunday 28th December, Holy Innocents Service begins, 10am.

New Year's Eve
Wednesday 31st December, New Year's Eve, service begins, 11pm.  

St Mary Magdalene Church, Peckham

All Age Nativity
Sunday 21st December, 10.30am, All Age Nativity.

Carol Service
Sunday 21st December, 6pm, Carol Service.

Christmas Eve
Wednesday December 24th, 11pm, Holy Communion.

Christmas Day
Thursday December 25th, 10.30am, All Age Holy Communion

New Year's Eve
Wednesday 31st December, 11pm, Evening Prayer on New Year's Eve

St Matthew's, Camberwell

Christmas Day
December 25th Christmas Day Mass will take place at 11am.

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