Christmas at Albany Park
What's happening this Christmas at Albany Park Baptist Church??
WEDNESDAY 13th DECEMBER 6-7pm
COMMUNITY CAROLS UNDER THE STARS (@the Albany)
When was the last time you went out to sing carols with the Community at Christmas?? This is for everyone, young and not so young; grab the kids and come out and sing all your favourite Christmas Carols and Songs.
In the Open Air, under the stars. Songs, Mince Pies and Hot Drinks will be provided for everyone,
Where? The Albany Pub (near the Station in Steynton Avenue.)
SUNDAY 17 DECEMBER 4-6pm
Your children haven't been to a Messy Church yet?? There is really nothing like it - Creative and fun filled, Messy Church is an afternoon packed with craft opportunities, games, carols, sweets and a hot meal (and best of all - you don't have to cook and you leave the mess behind!) - another great reason to be there. See our website www.albanyparkbc.org.uk to register.
SATURDAY 23 DECEMBER 4-5pm
A TEDDY BEAR CHRISTINGLE SERVICE
For all families and children of all ages to spend time together before the excitement of Christmas night. Bring your Teddy Bear to a relaxed informal service and share Christmas songs, carols, Christmas stories and sweets to celebrate the real meaning of Christmas . Everyone will receive a Christingle orange and refreshments afterwards.
SUNDAY 24 DECEMBER 5.30pm
CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
Everything that is the best of the Christmas Season all rolled into one. A traditional 9 Lessons and Carols Service; uplifting songs, inspiring readings, with hot seasonal snacks and mulled drinks to get you into the seasonal spirit, all in a wonderful candlelit atmosphere.
SUNDAY 24DECEMBER 11.30pm
CHRISTMAS EVE COMMUNION SERVICE
Welcome the Prince of Peace in a moment of peace. A Candlelit Communion service of reflective calm and quiet joy to celebrate the 'Reason for the Season' in the midst of our Community. Carols start at 11.30pm and the Communion at Midnight.
MONDAY 25 DECEMBER 10.30 AM
CHRISTMAS DAY FAMILY SERVICE
Christmas is all about being thankful for God’s precious Gift to us. So, with the turkey in the oven, bring the whole family, your nearest and dearest , (and some of your presents) to celebrate the source of our Peace and Joy. No Jumper is too terrible - we don’t judge!
CHRISTMAS DAY COMMUNITY LUNCH on CHRISTMAS DAY 12.30 – 3pm
DO YOU KNOW ANYONE WHO MAY BE ALONE ON CHRISTMAS DAY?
If so, please tell them that they are warmly invited for Christmas Lunch, completely free of charge.
Why do people come?
Because they may otherwise be alone at Christmas.
Because spending Christmas at home may be difficult for some, following a bereavement for example.
Because they may want to do something different.
Because they want the share the true meaning of Christmas with others.
Because they may not have a home
Who can attend?
Anyone – it is not dependant on age or religious belief – everyone is welcome.
What does it cost?
Nothing – your Christmas dinner is entirely FREE –
When does it take place?
Christmas Day, December 25th, 12.30pm to 3.00pm.
What should I expect?
A five course hot traditional Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings
(veggie and Gluten Free options available).
Presents and …
…NO WASHING UP!
Where does it take place?
Albany Park Baptist Church, Stansted Crescent, Bexley, DA5 3HG
How can I get there?
Transport can be arranged for those in the Bexley area who cannot get
there independently, but we must have prior notice if you need to make use of
this service. Please call us on 07738008783
Do I need to reserve a place?
Yes please in order that we can cater properly for everyone. Book your place by Tuesday 19th December
To book, call Craig on 07738008783 or email: Minister@albanyparkbc.org.uk