Christmas Church Services

The following are some of the services taking place over Christmas. It is not a comprehensive list and, while every care has been taken, worshippers should check before heading out.

ACKLINGTON

St John the Divine C of E: Christmas Eve: Blessing of the Crib and Christingle, 6.30pm; Midnight Mass, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Family Eucharist, 10.30am.

ALNHAM

St Michael and All Angels C of E: Christmas Eve: Carol Service, 6.30pm.

ALNMOUTH

St John the Baptist C of E: Christmas Eve: Crib Service, 5pm. Christmas Day: Christmas Communion, 9.15am.

ALNWICK

Sunday December 22: Christians Together Carol Service in the Northumberland Hall, 6pm.

Alnwick Baptist Church: Sunday, December 22: Family Christmas Service, 10.30am. Christmas Eve: Communion, 9pm. Christmas Day: All-Age Celebration, 10.30am.

Alnwick House Church: Sunday, December 22: Carol Service, 10.30am. Christmas Day: Celebrating Jesus’ Birth, 10.30am.

Alnwick Methodist Church: Christmas Eve: Candlelight Carol Service with Holy Communion, 8pm.

St James’ URC: Christmas Eve: Family service, 5pm; Carols Through Midnight, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Family Service, 10.30am.

Alnwick Quakers: Sunday, December 22: Service, 10.15am.

St Michael’s C of E: Christmas Eve: Crib Service, 4.30pm; Midnight Mass, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Holy Communion, 8am; Parish Christmas Eucharist, 9.30am.

St Paul’s RC: Christmas Eve: Carols and First Mass of Christmas, 8pm. Christmas Day: Mass, 10am.

ALWINTON

St Michael and All Angels C of E: Christmas Eve: Crib Service, 4pm. Christmas Day: Holy Communion, 11am.

AMBLE

St Cuthbert’s Parish Church: Sunday, December 22: Carols by Candlelight, 6pm. Christmas Eve: Christingle, 6pm; Midnight Communion, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Christmas Morning Communion, 9.30am.

Sacred Heart and St Cuthbert RC: Christmas Eve: Carols, 6pm. Mass, 6.30pm. Christmas Day: Mass, 9.30am.

St Mark’s URC: Sunday, December 22: Christmas Festival Service, 10.30am. Christmas Eve: Round the Christmas Tree Service, 5.30pm. Christmas Day: Christmas Day Service, 10am.

Trinity Methodist: Christmas Eve: Midnight Mass, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Christmas Day Service,10am.

BAMBURGH

St Aidan’s C of E: Christmas Eve: Carols, Crib and Christingles, 4pm. Christmas Day: The Holy Eucharist, 11am.

BEADNELL

St Ebba C of E: Christmas Eve: Crib Service, 4.30pm. Christmas Day: Holy Communion, 9am.

BELFORD

Erskine URC: Christmas Eve: Candlelit Service, 11.30pm.

St Mary’s C of E: Saturday, December 21: Carols with the Belford Singers, 3pm. Christmas Eve: Crib Service, 6pm. Christmas Day: Christmas Communion with Carols, 9am.

BOLTON

Bolton Chapel C of E: Sunday, December 22: Communion with Carols, 10am.

CHATTON

Holy Cross C of E: Sunday, December 22: Lessons and Carols with seasonal refreshments afterwards, 6pm.

CHEVINGTON

St John the Divine, C of E: Sunday, December 22: Family Carols. Christmas Eve: Midnight Mass, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Christmas Day Communion, 10am.

CHILLINGHAM

St Peter’s C of E: Christmas Eve: Candlelit Midnight Mass, 10pm.

CRASTER

St Peter the Fisherman C of E: Christmas Eve: Crib Service, 4.30pm. Christmas Day: Holy Communion, 9am.

DODDINGTON

St Mary and St Michael’s C of E: Christmas Eve: Lessons and Carols, 6pm. Christmas Day: Communion for Christmas, 11am.

EDLINGHAM

St John’s C of E: Friday, December 20: Carol Service, 7pm.

ELLINGHAM

St Maurice C of E: Christmas Eve: Midnight Mass, 11.30pm.

EMBLETON

Holy Trinity C of E: Monday, December 23: Carol Service, 5pm. Christmas Eve: Midnight Communion, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Family Communion, 10am.

ETAL

St Mary the Virgin C of E: Christmas Eve: Midnight Eucharist, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Morning Praise, 10.15am.

FELTON

St Michael and All Angels C of E: Today: Christmas Songs and Carols, 7.30pm. Sunday, December 22: Christingle, 4pm. Christmas Day: Family Communion, 10.45am.

Felton URC: Christmas Eve: Carols by Candlelight, 7.30pm, Christmas Day: Christmas Service at Felton Village Hall, 10am.

HAUXLEY

Hauxley Chapel: Christmas Eve: Midnight Mass, 11.30pm.

HEPPLE

Christ Church C of E: Christmas Day: Holy Communion, 9am.

HOLY ISLAND

St Mary the Virgin C of E: Sunday, December 22: Carol Service, 5.30pm. Christmas Eve: Midnight Communion, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Family Service, 10.45am.

HOLYSTONE

St Mary the Virgin C of E: Christmas Eve: Midnight Mass, 11.30pm.

ILDERTON

St Michael and All Angels C of E: Saturday, December 21: Christingle, 2pm. Sunday, December 22: Service of Nine Lessons and Carols, 6pm. Christmas Day: Holy Communion and Candles, 9am.

INGRAM

St Michael’s C of E: Christmas Eve: Christmas Eucharist, 6pm.

KIRKNEWTON

St Gregory the Great C of E: Sunday, December 22: Lessons and Carols with Christingles, 3pm. Christmas Eve: Midnight Mass, 11.30pm.

LESBURY

St Mary’s C of E: Sunday, December 22: Carol Service, 6.30pm. Christmas Day: Christmas Communion, 10am.

LONGFRAMLINGTON

St Mary the Virgin C of E: Sunday, December 22: Holy Communion, 9.20am. Christmas Eve: Christingle, 4pm; Midnight Mass, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Holy Communion, 9.20am.

LONGHORSLEY

St Thomas of Canterbury RC: Christmas Eve: Midnight Mass, midnight. Christmas Day:

LONGHOUGHTON

St Peter and St Paul C of E: Sunday, December 22: Carol service, 6pm. Christmas Eve: Crib service, 3.30pm; Midnight Mass, 11.30pm.

LOWICK

St John the Baptist C of E: Christmas Eve: Christingle Carol Service, 6pm. Christmas Day, Holy Eucharist, 9am.

LUCKER

St Hilda’s C of E: Christmas Eve: Midnight Mass, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Parish Mass, 11am.

MILFIELD

Milfield Methodist: Sunday, Decmber 22: Candlelit Carol Service, 6pm. Christmas Eve: Midnight Service, 11.30pm.

NEWTON-BY-THE-SEA

Mission Church C of E: Sunday, December 22:, Carol Service, 4.30pm.

NEWTON ON THE MOOR

Jubilee Hall: Christmas Eve: Crib Service, 4pm.

NORTH SUNDERLAND

St Paul’s C of E: Christmas Eve: Crib Service, 6pm. Christmas Day: Family Communion, 10.30am.

OLD BEWICK

Holy Trinity C of E: Friday, December 20: Carols by Candlelight, 6pm. Christmas Day: Holy Communion, 9.30am.

RENNINGTON

All Saints’ C of E: Sunday, December 22: Nine Lessons and Carols, 6.30pm. Christmas Day: Holy Communion, 8am.

ROTHBURY

All Saints’ C of E: Sunday, December 22: United Service, Carols and Lessons, 6.30pm. Christmas Eve: Crib Service, 4pm; Midnight Mass, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Holy Communion, 10.15am.

St Agnes’ RC: Christmas Day: Parish Mass, 9am.

SEAHOUSES

St Aidan’s RC: Christmas Eve: Vigil Mass, 5.30pm. Christmas Day: Mass, 10.30am.

SHILBOTTLE

St James’ C of E: Sunday, December 22: Community Carol Service at Shilbottle Community Centre. Christmas Eve: Candlelit Crib Service, 5.30pm; Midnight Mass, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Christmas Eucharist, 10am.

SOUTH CHARLTON

St James’ C of E: Sunday, December 22: Carols and Candles, 6pm.

WARKWORTH

St Lawrence’s C of E: Sunday, December 22: Carol Service, 6pm. Christmas Eve: Christingle, 6pm. Christmas Day: Family Eucharist, 9am.

Warkworth URC: Sunday, December 22: Christmas Service, 11.15am. Christmas Eve:, Watchnight Service, 11.30pm.

WHITTINGHAM

St Bartholomew’s C of E: Christmas Eve: Crib Service, 6pm; Midnight Mass, 11.30pm.

St Mary’s RC: Christmas Eve: First Mass of Christmas, midnight. Christmas Day: Christmas Mass, 10am.

WIDDRINGTON

Holy Trinity C of E: Christmas Day: Christmas Communion Service, 9.30am.

St Joseph’s RC: Christmas Eve: Carols, 4.30pm; Mass, 5pm.

WOOLER

St Mary’s C of E: Christmas Eve: Christingle Service by Candlelight, 3.30pm; First Communion of Christmas with Carols, 8pm. Christmas Day: Holy Communion with Carols, 10.15am.

St Ninian’s RC: Christmas Eve: First Mass of Christmas, 8pm.

Wooler Evangelical Church: Christmas Day: Worship, 10.30am.

Wooler URC: Christmas Eve: Lessons and Carols, 6pm. Christmas Day: Short Family Service, 10am.