A beautiful carol service this evening, including the blessing of the crib. A tremendous amount of work by the musical directors and the choir, leading the congregation in a wonderful service of carols and readings.
If you missed tonight, there’s still time to join us tomorrow night (Monday 22nd, for Just Carols at 7pm, St Mary’s Church, Fordingbridge)
On Sunday 7th December Canon Gary invested our new girl bishop – Stephanie Derham. Our head chorister, 13 year old Stephanie will serve as girl bishop throughout advent assisting at services, and will preach the sermon at our epiphany service in January.
Saturday 7th December, children & adults alike gathered together to retell the Christmas Story.
One grumpy, sleepy innkeeper…
Mary, Joseph and a real life baby Jesus
The full nativity
Including our angelic church wardens
Friday 28th November, saw the Christmas Lights switched on in Fordingbridge. Father Christmas came along to help out, there was carol singing, and Canon Gary lead the town in prayers.
Friday 5th December saw the start of the Woodgreen Christmas Tree Festival, with many beautifully decorated christmas trees, carol singing, mulled wine and nibbles.