Christmas 2021

ATHOC RedFind the Heart of Christmas at Holy Trinity, Prestwood

Everyone is invited to join us in our Christmas celebrations! We hope you will come along and experience joy and compassion during the season when God makes his love for us known and real in the world.

covid 19 We will be reviewing our COVID-secure measures regularly in the run up to Christmas.
There will be Risk Assessments in place for all Christmas services.
 

Currently our guidance is that:

 
We recommend that you wear face coverings if you are able.
 
We recommend that you avoid close contact where possible.
 
We recommend that we spread ourselves out aroud the church as much as possible.
 
We will not be sharing the chalice at communion services.
 
There are no COVID restrictions on seating or capacity. (Please see below for Christingle Service exceptions.)
 
There are no COVID restrictions on refreshments or hospitality.

 

Potential risk factors for individual services/events are listed to help you assess whether you should attend. Most services will also be streamed so please check Facebook/website at the time.  Our latest Risk Assessment is available by clicking here.

Sunday November 28 6.00pm-7.00pm—Advent Carol Service

On a journey from Darkness to Light, join us for carols and readings to mark Advent: the season of watching and waiting for Jesus' arrival.

Sunday December 11 3.00pm-5.00pm—Craft & Praise: Advent

Craft, activities and refreshments for all the family. Call: 01494 863805, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve a place.
  • Children present
  • Potentially Busy
  • Movement During Event
  • Refreshments

Thursday, December 16 9.30am-11.30am—Toddler Thursday's Christmas Praise!

Toddlers and carers gather round the crib for a short and special service during Toddler Thursday with refreshments afterwards.

  • Children present
  • Potentially Busy
  • Communal Singing
  • Movement During Service
  • Refreshments Afterwards

Saturday, December 18 2.00pm-3.00pm—Nativity Play Rehearsal

Come along to get parts and costumes for tomorrow's Christmas Nativity

  • Children present
  • Communal Singing
  • Movement During Event

Saturday, December 18 4.00pm-5.00pm—Prestwood Christmas Carol Service

Village Carol Service. Candle-lit, Family Friendly. Sing along to your favourite carols. Refreshments!

  • Children present
  • Potentially Busy
  • Communal Singing
  • Refreshments Afterwards

Sunday, December 19 9.30am-10.30am—Children’s Nativity Play

During the Parish Eucharist. Simple parts for children who turn up on the day. Traditional children’s Nativity play. Children can join in as sheep or stable animals on the day – just come in costume!

  • Children present
  • Potentially Busy
  • Communal Singing
  • Movement During Service
  • Refreshments Afterwards

Sunday, December 19 6.00pm-7.30pm—Great Hampden Christmas Carol Service

Fine music and carols in the beautiful medieval church of St Mary Magdalene, by Hampden House, HP16 9RD. Refreshments.

  • Potentially Busy
  • Communal Singing
  • Refreshments Afterwards

Thursday, December 23 9.00am—Christingle Making Party

You are invited to come and make Christingles with us in the Church Hall. There will be drinks, biscuits and Christmas music.

  • Children present
  • Movement During Event

Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24 

Due to the current uncertainty around the impact that the Omicron variant will have, we have decided to put a temporary limit of 100 on the ticketed Christingle services at 3.00pm and 4.30pm on Christmas Eve. If you request tickets once this limit is reached we will add you to a waiting list. As soon as we are confident that no restrictions will be imposed and the situation will remain stable over Christmas we will release the additional tickets. Should restrictions be imposed we will respond accordingly.

 

3pm Children’s Christingle Service

For free tickets: call 01494 863805 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

4.30pm Children’s Christingle Service

For free tickets: call 01494 863805 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

6.00pm Children’s Christingle Service 

No tickets required—just turn up!

  • Children present
  • Potentially Busy
  • Communal Singing
  • Movement During Service

Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24 11.00pm-12.00pm—Midnight Mass

  • Potentially Busy
  • Communal Singing
  • Movement During Service

Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25 9.30am-10.30am—Family Festival Eucharist

  • Children present
  • Potentially Busy
  • Communal Singing
  • Movement During Service
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The Parochial Church Council of the Ecclesiastical Parish of Holy Trinity, Prestwood is a registered charity, no. 1129233.

Holy Trinity, Prestwood is an Inclusive Church. We are part of the Church of England.
We are in the Oxford diocese and the Wendover Deanery.

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