Christmas worship in north Northumberland

Christmas lights in the grounds of St Lawrence Church, Warkworth.
Christmas lights in the grounds of St Lawrence Church, Warkworth.

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

ALNHAM

St Michael and All Angels C of E: Christmas Eve: Lessons and Carols, 6.30pm.

ALNMOUTH

St John the Baptist C of E: Christmas Eve: Crib Service, 5pm. Christmas Day: Christmas Communion, 9.15am. Sunday, December 27: Joint Benefice Communion and Healing Service, 10.30am.

ALNWICK

Alnwick Baptist Church: Christmas Eve: Communion, 9pm. Christmas Day: All-age Celebration, 10.30am.

Alnwick House Church: Christmas Day: Christmas Praise, 11am.

Alnwick Methodist Church: Christmas Eve: Communion, 8pm.

St James United Reformed Church: Christmas Eve: Family Christmas Eve Service, 5pm; Carols Through Midnight, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Family Service, 10.30am.

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

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

ALWINTON

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

AMBLE

Sacred Heart and Cuthbert RC: Christmas Eve: Carols, 6pm, followed by First Mass of Christmas, 6.30pm. Christmas Day: Christmas Day Mass, 9.30am.

St Cuthbert’s C of E: Christmas Eve: Christingle Service, 6pm; Midnight Communion, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Holy Communion, 10am.

BAMBURGH

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

BEADNELL

St Ebba’s C of E: Christmas Eve: Crib Service, 6pm. Christmas Day: Family Eucharist, 9am.

BELFORD

Erskine United Reformed Church: Christmas Eve: Candlelit Midnight Service, 11.30pm.

St Mary’s C of E: Christmas Eve: Crib Service, 6pm. Christmas Day: Holy Communion With Carols, 9am. Saturday, December 26: Holy Communion, 9am.

CHILLINGHAM

St Peter’s C of E: Christmas Day: Christmas Communion, 10am.

EGLINGHAM

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

ELLINGHAM

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

FELTON

Felton United Reformed Church: Christmas Eve: Carols by Candlelight, 7.30pm.

HOLYSTONE

St Mary’s C of E: Christmas Eve: Midnight Mass, 11.30pm.

INGRAM

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

LESBURY

St mary the Virgin C of E: Wednesday, December 23: Carol Service, 6.30pm. Christmas Day: Christmas Communion, 10am.

LONGFRAMLINGTON

Longframlington United Reformed Church: Christmas Eve: Communion, 6pm.

St Mary the Virgin C of E: Christmas Eve: Christingle Service, 4pm; Midnight Mass, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Christmas morning Service of Reflection, 10am.

LONGHORSLEY

St Thomas of Canterbury RC: Christmas Eve: Midnight Mass, midnight. Christmas Day: Christmas Day Mass, 11am.

LONGHOUGHTON

St Peter and St Paul C of E: Christmas Eve: Crib Service, 3.30pm; Midnight Mass, 11.30pm.

NORTH SUNDERLAND

St Paul’s C of E: Christmas Eve: Crib Service for families, 4.30pm; Midnight Mass, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Family Eucharist, 10.30am.

OLD BEWICK

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

OTTERBURN

St John the Evangelist C of E: Christmas Eve: Crib Service, 4pm; Midnight Mass, 11.30pm.

ROTHBURY

All Saints C of E: Christmas Eve: Crib Service, 5pm; Midnight Mass, 11.30pm. Christmas Day: Holy Communion, 10.15am.

Rothbury United Reformed Church: Christmas Day: Christmas Day Service, 10.30am.

SEAHOUSES

St Aidan’s RC: Christmas Eve: Carols, 6pm, followed by First Mass of Christmas, 6.30pm. Christmas Day: Christmas Day Mass, 10.30am.

Seahouses Methodist Church: Christmas Eve: Children’s Christmas Service, 4pm; Communion and Carols, 11.30pm.

SHILBOTTLE

Gateway Church (in Shilbottle Community Hall): Christmas Day: Christmas Lunch, 1.30pm; Carol Service, 2.30pm.

St James C of E: Christmas Eve: Crib Service, 5.30pm; Midnight Mass, 11.30pmm. Christmas Day: Family Communion, 10am.

SOUTH CHARLTON

St James C of E: Christmas Day: Christmas Communion, 11am.

THROPTON

Armstrong Hall: Christmas Day: Christmas Day Service, 11.15am.

WARKWORTH

St Lawrence C of E: Christmas Eve: Christingle, 6pm. Christmas Day: Christmas Day Eucharist, 9am.

WIDDRINGTON STATION

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

WOOLER

St Mary’s C of E: Christmas Eve: Christmas Communion, 8pm.