We’d love to celebrate with you this Christmas

Join us in Bitterne Park as we get ready for Christmas and the big celebration of our saviour’s birth. We’re kicking off with a party, and a candlelit carol service. Then on Christmas Eve we’ll have the crib service for families and traditional midnight communion followed by a family friendly Christmas Day celebration. It would be great if you could join us! All services take place at the Church of the Ascension, 1 Thorold Road unless stated otherwise.

Sunday 16 December

Traditional carols by candlelight 4.00pm in the worship space. Join us for a traditional carols by candlelight service with organ accompaniment.

Monday 24 December – Christmas Eve

Crib service at 4.00pm in the worship space. Bring the kids for a fun family focused nativity service – dressing up as a nativity character encouraged, and there’s going to be a puppet show too!

Midnight communion at 11.30pm in the worship space. Note the start time! This will be the traditional midnight communion service that you know and love with organ accompaniment.

Tuesday 25 December – Christmas Day

Christmas day celebration communion at 10.00am in the worship space. This will be a family friendly fun service where we can celebrate Christmas together. No Monday Night Worship today.

Sunday 30 December

Morning prayer service at 9.00am. A simple spoken prayer service.

Sunday 6 January

Services begin again as normal for 2019.