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 ADVENT

Advent

 

During Advent, there will be an opportunity to take time out from the bustle of Christmas preparations and prepare ourselves spiritually for the birth of Christ. Using material by David Adam, Candles in the Dark, a group will meet on Wednesdays at 11.00am in St Michael's Room. The Hilperton Tuesday housegroups will also be using this material during Advent. Everyone is welcome to any of these meetings.

Find some other material to use at home during Advent on our Resources page.

CHRISTMAS

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* Next Sunday, December 17th, we have two carol services in the Benefice - 3.00pm in St George's Semington and 5.30pm in St Michael's Hilperton. Both these services will tell the Christmas story through familiar carols and readings. Everyone is welcome.

STAVERTON CYGNETS TODDLER GROUP meets for the final time in 2017 on Friday 15th December for a Christmas celebration - at Staverton Village Hall from 9.15 - 10.45. There will be Christmas music, crafts and food - lots of fun for pre-school children, babies and their parents/carers. Only £2 per family - everyone welcome. 

We will be back in the New Year on January 12th, same time, same place. 

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HELP PLEASE!  

We will be making Christingles on Saturday 23rd December in St Michael's Room at 2.30pm. If you are available and would like to help, please just turn up. 

For a more advanced view of our events, please see our online calendar.

Upcoming Events

Thursday 14th December
Morning Prayer 9:45am, St George's Semington
Choir Practice 6:00pm, St Michael's Hilperton
Christmas choir rehearsal 7:30pm, St Michael's Hilperton
Friday 15th December
Staverton Cygnets Toddler Group 9:15am-10:45am, Staverton Village Hall
A group for preschool children and their parents/carers. There will be toys, activities, story time and snacks for the children and an opportunity to chat over a cup of tea or coffee for the adults.
The charge will be £2 per family to cover costs.
Sunday 17th December
Together in Worship with Communion 9:30am, St Michael's Hilperton
Holy Communion 11:00am, St Mary's Horse Road Hilperton Marsh
Baptism service 12:30pm, St Georges Semington
Carol service 3:00pm, St Georges Semington
Carol service 5:30pm, St Michael's Hilperton
Tuesday 19th December
Morning Prayer 8:30am, St Marys Horse Road
Prayer Group 2:30pm, 5 Delamere Road
Bellringing practice 7:30pm, St Michael's Hilperton
Fellowship Group 7:30pm, 32 Hulbert Close Hilperton
Wednesday 20th December
Morning Prayer 9:00am, St Michael's Hilperton
Communion and Coffee 10:00am, St Michael's Hilperton
Advent Course: Candles in the Dark 11:00am, St Michael's Room
Thursday 21st December
Morning Prayer 9:45am, St George's Semington
Coffee Morning 10:00am-12:00pm, St Mary's Horse Road Hilperton Marsh
Choir Practice 6:00pm, St Michael's Hilperton
Saturday 23rd December
Christingle making 2:30pm-3:30pm, St Michael's Room Hilperton Church
Making the Christingles for the crib service - just turn up if you are able to help.
Sunday 24th December
NO MORNING SERVICES TODAY
Christmas celebration 2:00pm, St Georges Semington
Crib service 3:30pm, St Marys Horse Road Hilperton Marsh
Crib service and Christingle 5:00pm, St Michael's Hilperton
Christmas Communion 8:00pm, St Marys Horse Road Hilperton Marsh
Midnight Christmas Communion 11:30pm, St Michael's Hilperton

For Your Diary

Monday 25th December
Christmas Communion 9:30am, St Georges Semington
Christmas Communion 10:30am, St Michael's Hilperton
Sunday 31st December
Benefice Holy Communion 9:30am, St Marys Horse Road Hilperton Marsh
Tuesday 2nd January
Prayer Group 2:30pm, 5 Delamere Road
Bellringing practice 7:30pm, St Michael's Hilperton