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Christmas at St James

Blendon Fair Saturday 25th November 11am to 2pm
A great opportunity to get some early Christmas presents from this wide selection of stalls selling good quality gifts, crafts, toys and home made produce. Raffles, tombolas, quizzes and activities for all the family are also on offer and a special festive visitor usually makes an appearance! The Café Noel provides delicious lunchtime snacks and an opportunity to sit down and have a break from all that shopping.

Christingle Service for All Ages Sunday 10th December 10:30am
Do come and join us for this All-Age Candlelit Celebration. Children will have fun making their own 'Christingle' whilst learning about the key messages of the Christian faith.  All materials are provided.

Carol Service hosted by Cruse Bereavement Care Sunday 10th December 6:00pm

Coffee Cup with Carols Wednesday 13th December 10:30am
Join us around the Coffee Cup big table for Carol singing with refreshments.

A Service of Thanksgiving and Remembrance with Bexley Funeral Service
Wednesday 13th December 7pm

ChristmasChoir 2010reducedCarols by Candlelight Service
Sunday 17th December 6:30pm

A traditional service of Bible readings and Carols accompanied by the St James Choir who  have been busy practising for this special occasion. Followed by mulled wine and mince pies. Non-alcoholic drink also available.



Crib Service Christmas Eve 4pm
Gather round the Crib and meet the Holy Family and the animals who join us every year for this special occasion including, of course, the sheep but also a camel from the Middle East, and local visitors such as an owl and so many other interesting creatures that there's not enough room to mention them all. You'll just have to come along and see them for yourself.

Midnight Communion Christmas Eve 11:30pm
The traditional service to welcome in Christmas Day.

All-Age Holy Communion Christmas Day 10:30am
A service for all ages with the opportunity to receive Holy Communion.