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Christmas Services and Events

We've got a lot going on at New Community this Christmastime. Come along and join us as we celebrate Jesus coming to live among us; we'd love to welcome you!

Take a look at the services and events we're holding in different parts of the city:

In Central Southampton:


Friday 7th December 2018 - Kings Chamber Orchestra Christmas Concert:

A unique live music event entitled, 'Stargazing', with a mix of classical and more modern music. Tickets must be purchased in advance for this event.
Time: Doors open 6.30pm; concert starts 7.30pm.
Where: Central Hall, St. Mary Street, Southampton, SO14 1NF.
Cost: £15 per person for tiered seating, or £290 for a table of eight (plus booking fees).
For full details and to book: Please see the TicketSource event page.

Sunday 16th December 2018 - No 10am service at Central Hall. Instead we are holding our Christmas celebration in the evening (see below).

Sunday 16th December 2018 - Christmas Celebration - 'The Gift':
Our big Christmas celebration, with plenty of festive carols, a fun-filled re-telling of the Christmas story, and performances from the children. This celebration is for all ages and is especially suitable for visitors, so do invite your friends and neighbours. Watch our promotional video for a taster of our theme, 'The Gift'.
When: 6pm.
Where: Central Hall, St. Mary Street, Southampton, SO14 1NF.
For more information: Please email central@newcommunity.org.uk.
 

Wednesday 19th December 2018 - Tiny Treasures Christmas Craft Session:
A special Christmas session of our group for toddlers and their parents/carers, with fun seasonal craft activities for the little ones.
When: 10-11.30am.
Where: Central Hall, St. Mary Street, Southampton, SO14 1NF.
For more information: Please email children@newcommunity.org.uk.

Sunday 23rd December 2018 - Family Nativity Service:
An all-age service with an instant pop-up nativity play, followed by Christmas refreshments. Children are invited to come dressed as a nativity character, and the nativity story will then be retold interactively alongside a time of worship (including some favourite carols). Everyone's welcome, so don't forget to invite your friends, particularly those with children!
When: 10am.
Where: 
Central Hall (St. Mary Street, Southampton, SO14 1NF).
For more information: 
Please email central@newcommunity.org.uk.

Sunday 23rd December 2018 - The Six Christmas Service:
An engaging Christmas service, with Christmas carols, a short Bible-based talk, some games, mince pies and mulled wine. All welcome! This will be the last 6pm service until January.
When: 6pm.
Where: Central Hall (St. Mary Street, Southampton, SO14 1NF).
For more information: Please email central@newcommunity.org.uk.

Tuesday 25th December 2018 - Christmas Day Service:
A short, all-age service to celebrate Jesus' birth. Everyone's welcome. Children are encouraged to bring one small present to show.
When: 11am.
Where: Central Hall, St. Mary Street, Southampton, SO14 1NF.
For more information: Please email central@newcommunity.org.uk.

Sunday 30th December 2018 - Morning Service as Usual:
An all-age Sunday morning service. Everyone's welcome.
When: 
10am.
Where: 
Central Hall, St. Mary Street, Southampton, SO14 1NF.
For more information: 
Please email central@newcommunity.org.uk.

Sunday 30th December 2018 - No 6pm Service at Central Hall.

In Sholing:
 

Friday 14th December 2018 - Stay and Play Christmas Special:
A special Christmas session of our toddler group, with a visit from Santa and Trigger the Train. There will be a gift for each child, but tickets need to be booked in advance.
When: 
10-11.30am.
Cost: £3.50 per family. Please book in advance.
Where: 
St. Andrew's, 204 South East Road, Sholing, SO19 8LW.
For more information: 
Please email sholing@newcommunity.org.uk


Sunday 16th December
 2018 - Christingle Service:
An all-age Christingle service, where we’ll be telling the gospel story using Christingles as a symbol of Jesus coming to earth as the Light of the World. Everyone's welcome, so do invite your friends and neighbours too.
When: 
10.30am.
Where: 
St. Andrew's, 204 South East Road, Sholing, SO19 8LW.
For more information: 
Please email sholing@newcommunity.org.uk


Sunday 23rd December 2018 - Family Nativity Service:

An all-age service with an instant pop-up nativity play, followed by Christmas refreshments. Children are invited to come dressed as a nativity character, and the nativity story will then be retold interactively alongside a time of worship (including some favourite carols). Everyone's welcome, so don't forget to invite your friends, particularly those with children!
When: 10.30am.
Where: St. Andrew's, 204 South East Road, Sholing, SO19 8LW.
For more information: Please email sholing@newcommunity.org.uk

Tuesday 25th December 2018 - No Christmas Day Service at St Andrew's Church.

Sunday 30th December 2018 - Breakfast Church:
An accessible service with a clear gospel message, accompanied by bacon baps and coffee (served from 10am). All welcome!
When: 10.30am service. Refreshments served from 10am.
Where: St. Andrew's, 204 South East Road, Sholing, SO19 8LW.
For more information: Please email sholing@newcommunity.org.uk