Archive for December, 2008

Christmas Day all age worship

Details of our Christmas services are here.

Christingle services

Details of our Christmas services are here.

Carol services

Details of our Christmas services are here.

Christmas services

St Mary’s

Sunday, 21st December:
11.00 am All age Carol Service
6.30 pm Nine Lessons & Carols

Wednesday 24th December: (Christmas Eve):
2 pm, 4 pm, 6 pm: Christingle Services
(Three services to cater for numbers)
11.30pm: Holy Communion

St John’s

Thursday, 25th December (Christmas Day):
11.00 am All age worship

Christmas Carol Singing

Please come and join the Carol singing outside Laindon Station.

Date: Monday 22nd December
Time: 5.30 to 7 pm.

We will be singing with our brothers and sisters from the Methodist Church and St. Nicholas, Laindon. Refreshments afterwards. If you want to know more speak to Terry.

Churches Together Carol Singing

Churches Together in Basildon (CTB)

We have arranged our usual Carol Singing in the town for Sunday 14th December from 1 pm to 3 pm. The CTB Brass players will be joining with the Salvation Army Band and we need as many people to come and join in the singing as possible. There will be mince pies handed out and leaflets with information about the churches activities over the Christmas season.

Also, there will be carol singing at the hospital on Christmas Eve from 7 pm to 9 pm. Meet  in the Sanctuary located between Reception and the Restaurant.

Nativity Play

St. John’s Pre-school Nativity Play
On Friday 12th December at 10. 15 am, the Pre-school children will be performing their Nativity Play at St. John’s and we would like to invite members of the congregation of St. John’s & St. Mary’s to attend this very special event!  If you would like to come along, please speak with Colin or Gaynor to obtain your tickets. 

Roller Disco & Quasar Night

After the success of our last roller skating trip, we have arranged another evening for Saturday 13th December.

We will be returning Rollerworld, Colchester, for their Saturday night skating disco, as well as a game of Quasar.

Leaving from St John’s at 6 pm, all 16-25’s are welcome. Please call or text Anna (contact us for number) if you would like to come or need more information, and collect a permission slip if you are under 18.

There a limited number of places for people outside the age group, please speak to Anna if you are interested.

More to Christmas

more to life presents….
“more to Christmas”

A blend of humorous, poignant and thought provoking theatre, film, music and stories to help you discover the true meaning of Christmas.

featuring Mike Simmonds and
Envizage Theatre Company

Date: Wednesday, 10th December.
Venue: Basildon United Reform Church, Honeypot Lane, Basildon.
Time: 7. 30 pm
Admission: £3.00
(light refreshments included).

For more information/ tickets contact:
Christine Skinner on 01268 478814.