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Advent & Christmas 2016
At Holy Trinity Parish Church Wilnecote

Saturday December 3rd

1-4pm Christmas Fayre

Stalls and stands and homemade cakes . . . .

Sunday December 4th

09.00 Holy Communion

A traditional parish eucharist

10am Messy Advent

An all-age service with interactive art and craft

Wednesday December 7th

7pm Memorial Service

A chance to light a candle before Christmas
to remember those you’ve loved and lost.

Sunday December 11th

10am “Toy Service”

Collecting toys for local children’s charities

4pm Christingle

An all-age service: make a Christingle!
(Please note new, earlier time)

Sunday December 18th

6pm Carol Service

Traditional Candlelit Service of Lessons & Carols

Wednesday December 21st

8pm “Carols At The Snow Dome”
Come and sing with Christians from churches across town with live music in the SnowDome foyer.

Saturday 24th Christmas Eve

4pm Crib Service

Dress up your little ones as donkeys, sheep, shepherds, angels, Kings, Mary, Joseph and -- of course -- Jesus.

11.00pm Midnight Mass
Come and be the first to welcome Christmas in
(Please note new, earlier time)

Sunday 25th Christmas Day

10am Christmas Morning Communion
A short, all-age service of thanks and praise for the best Christmas present of all: God's son, Jesus Christ.

Lunch Club

For Older People In The Local Community

Once a month on a Saturday we serve some of the older members of the parish a lovely hot home-cooked lunch.  If you’d like to join in and be part of it – or if you know someone who would – then give Oliver or Jessica Harrison a call on 01827 260 560.  Forthcoming dates are: Saturdays 13th December, 10th January, 14th February, 14th March and 11th April – all from 12.00 noon to 2.00pm at Holy Trinity Church.  There’s a small (£5) charge to cover costs; lifts to and from church can be arranged. 

Domestic Abuse Survivors' Group

"Sparkles" is a creative support group for women survivors of domestic abuse -- past or present. Sessions are local, free and confidential and involve crafting, making jewellery etc. There's no pressure to participate in the activities nor to talk about your experiences. Do not reply here or message me but contact Sarah on 07517601094 or email

PRAYERS - Each Sunday morning before and after the normal service there is a chance to join in a small prayer group. Before the service in the office (from 9.30am) and after the service at the front of church by the altar.

Little Stars Toddlers Group every Thursday morning in term time 10am-12noon.  Visit our facebook group page here:

St Editha's Book & Fair Trade Shop - This is now open 9:30 to 3:30 Monday to Saturday, with a range of Bibles, Christian books, greetings cards, Fair Trade foods, gifts and crafts. There are refreshments on sale during those times - only 50p for a hot drink, and various cakes, biscuits etc. We can generally get special order books and other items. We want it to become an even greater resource for the area and would encourage you to use it well. One of the key things is that it allows the Church to be open through the week for people to drop in for prayer, to talk to someone or to find information. If anyone would be able to help out for a half day a week, we are looking for volunteers!! Please contact Jessica Harrison for further details

Wilnecote & Hockley Action Group - Residents will be meeting at the High School on the last Wednesday of each month at 7pm.

Get in touch to find out more about any of our regular activities:

Small Groups: four fortnightly housegroups that meet in people’s homes and a monthly ladies group

Courses: Bishop’s Certificate, Alpha, the Marriage Course and others

Music Group - Flower Arrangers - Cleaners - Walking Group - Catering Team

Kids’ Club (Sunday School) & Evening Youth Groups (see

Tearfund Tanzania Church Link

Compassion Child Sponsorship:

Starfish - helping needy and homeless local people through church-based gifts of food, clothing, furniture etc as well as offering prayer and counseling: