Church services

ST PETER’S, Old Town -

Sunday, Holy Eucharist, 8am; Parish Eucharist, 9.45am; TFG - Informal Service in the Community Centre, 9.45am; Junior Church in the Bell Room, 9.45am; Nine Lessons and Carols, 6pm. Weekday Eucharist: Monday, Tuesday, 9am, Wednesday,10am. Evening Prayer, Monday and Tuesday, 5.30pm. Christmas Eve, Crib Service, 4pm; Midnight Mass, 11.30pm. Christmas Day, Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer), 8am; Family Parish Christmas Eucharist, 10am.

ST MICHAEL’S, Glassenbury Drive - Saturday, Children’s Christmas Workshop, 10am-12noon. Sunday, Said Eucharist, 8am; Family Service, 10.30am - with Christian Voices production; A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, 3pm followed by Christmas Tea Party. Christmas Eve, Said Eucharist, 11am; Crib Service, 4pm; Midnight Mass of the Nativity, 11.30pm. Christmas Day, Christmas Family Communion with carols, 10.30am.

ST AUGUSTINE’S, Cooden Drive - Sunday, Morning Service, 8am; Parish Eucharist with Junior Church, 10am; Nine Lessons and Carols, 6pm followed by mulled wine and mince pies. Wednesday (Christmas Eve) Nativity Play with traditional carols, 5pm; Midnight Mass, 11.30pm. Thursday (Christmas Day) Christmas Day Mass, 8am; Sung Parish Mass at 10am for all the family with traditional Christmas Carols. Weekday Eucharists, Monday, 6pm; Tuesday and Friday, 7.30am; Thursday, 7pm; Wednesday, 10am; Saturday, 9am. Evening Prayer said daily, 5.30pm.

ST BARNABAS, Sea Road - Parish Mass/Family Communion every Sunday at 10.30am. First Sunday of every month - Messy Church at 10.30am in Crypt. Services during the week - Tuesday at 10am and Friday at 10am. Our Christmas Day service will be held at 10.30am, to which all are welcome, visitors and regular congregation alike.

ST MARK’S, Little Common - Sunday, Holy Communion, 8am; Morning Worship with Junior Church, 9.30am; Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer), 11am; Carol Service, 6.30pm. Christmas Eve, Christingle, 4pm; Holy Communion, 11pm. Christmas Day, Holy Communion, 9am; Family Carols, 10.30am; Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer said), follows.

ST STEPHEN’S, Down Road - Sunday, Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer), 8am; Morning Worship, 10.30am; Carol and Christingle Service, 4pm. Tuesday, Coffee Stop, 10am-12noon. Christmas Eve, Meeting Point Holy Communion, 11am; Midnight Communion, 11.30pm. Christmas Day, Holy Communion, 8am; Family Communion Service, 10.30am.

ALL SAINTS, Sidley - Sunday, Parish Mass with children’s groups at 10am; Lesson and Carols, 6pm. Wednesday (Christmas Eve) Crib Service, 3pm; Carols at 10.30pm; Mass at 11pm. Weekday Masses: Monday, 6pm, Tuesday, 10am, Wednesday, 7.30am, Thursday, 10am, Friday, 6.30pm, Saturday, 10am.

THE LIVING WORD CHURCH ASSEMBLIES OF GOD - , Eastwood Road -

Meets for Family Worship and Kids Club every Sunday at 10am.

SONRISE CHURCH, Bexhill College, Penland Road -

Every Wednesday at 7.30pm. Amazing worship!

BEULAH BAPTIST, Buckhurst Road -

This Sunday we will be holding a 10.30am Morning Service to include Communion. A children’s service will also take place at 10.30am upstairs in the Barnett Barn. We will be holding two Carols by Candlelight services - a family orientated service at 4.30pm and a more traditional carol service at 6.30pm. Christmas Eve - 4pm Crib Service for families with young children; 11.30pm Midnight Service. Christmas Day - 10.30am Family Celebration!

SIDLEY BAPTIST, Claremont Road - (Meeting at the Beacon Christian Centre)

- Sunday - No Morning Service; Carols by Glowstick, 5pm. Christmas Eve, Reflection, 7pm. Christmas Day, Celebration, 10.30am.

CHRISTCHURCH METHODIST, Springfield Road

- Sundays - Junior Church meets every Sunday - during Family Service, Junior Church participates in full Service. Saturday, Ninfield Methodist Christmas Tree Festival - see posters. Sunday, Children’s Nativity and Gift Service, 10.30am. Please bring gifts of food for Surviving Christmas. See Messenger for ideas; Carols by Candlelight led by Wendy and Chris, 6pm. Tuesday, Open House, 10am; Advent Group meets in Centenary House, 10.30am. Wednesday, Candle of Hope service led by Rev Peggy Heim, 6pm. Thursday, Christmas Day celebration service led by Rev Roger Leslie, 9.30am.

SACKVILLE ROAD METHODIST -

Friday, Coffee Morning, 10-11.30am. Sunday, Morning Worship led by Mr J Troughton, 10.30am; Carol Service, 4.30pm.

LITTLE COMMON METHODIST, Church Hill Avenue - Friday Rendezvous, 10-11.30am - Coffee and social. All welcome. Sunday, Morning Service led by Rev John Hope, 10.30am. Christmas Day, Christmas Day Service led by Rev Roger Leslie, 9.30am (a service combined with Christchurch Methodist, to be held at Christchurch, Holliers Hill. All welcome).

BEXHILL UNITED REFORMED CHURCH - Sunday, Church Service led by Rev Richard Stein, 10.30am. Wednesday, Christmas Eve Carol Service led by Rev Richard Stein, 4pm. Thursday, Christmas Day Service led by Rev Richard Stein, 10.30am.

BEXHILL QUAKER MEETING (SOCIETY OF FRIENDS) - Sundays, 10.45am. Contact 214327.

ST PAUL’S PROTESTANT FREE CHURCH, Wickham Avenue - Sunday, Morning Service and Sunday School, 11am; Evening Service, 6.30pm. Tuesday, Women’s Fellowship, 2.45pm. Wednesday, Bible Study and Prayer Meeting, 7.15pm. For further information visit our website: www.stpaulsfreechurchbexhill.org.uk.

ST MARY MAGDALENE’S ROMAN CATHOLIC, Sea Road - Friday, Mass, 10am; Benediction, 12noon. Saturday, Confessions, 9.30am and 5pm; Mass, 10am and 6pm. Sunday, Mass 11am and 6pm. Weekdays, Mass daily at 10am. Christmas services - Wednesday, Christmas Eve, Children’s Mass, 6pm; Midnight Mass, midnight. All evening Masses are preceded by carols that commence 30 minutes before each Mass. Please note the 6pm Children’s Mass is always extremely crowded - please allow time to park and be prepared to stand (or choose an alternative Mass). Thursday, Christmas Day, The Nativity of the Lord - Dawn Mass, 8am; Christmas Mass, 11am. Friday 26th, Mass, 10am.

ST MARTHA’S ROMAN CATHOLIC, Little Common - Sunday, Mass 9am. Wednesday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Mass, 8pm. Christmas Day, Children’s Mass, 9am. Weekday Mass - please call the Parish office: 01424 210263 for information.

OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY ROMAN CATHOLIC, Southlands Road - Sunday, Mass 10am. Christmas Day, Children’s Mass, 10am. Weekday Mass - please call the Parish office: 01424 210263 for information.

THE HASTINGS AND DISTRICT JEWISH SOCIETY meets in Bexhill on the first Friday of each month. Phone: 07743 992295 for further information.