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Our next Discovery Evening will take place on Monday 12th December, beginning as usual at 7.15pm with “ Seasonal Refreshments” and then to start at 7.30pm, in the Churches Together Centre.
Please note – this is (for this time only) the second Monday in the month!
Because we shall be running up to Christmas, Trevor Pitt will give an illustrated talk he has (enigmatically) entitled ‘Uncorking spirituality’!
Please join in and bring some friends. Everyone very welcome.
PS. There will be no Discovery Evening in January but will start again on the first Monday in February.
The following Church Services will take place in Hamsterley throughout December:
4th December CTC 10.30 am Morning Worship
Sunday Advent 2 Mr. J Biggs
11th December St.James Hamsterley 10.30 am
Sunday Advent 3 Holy Communion Rev. E.M
11thDecember CTC 3.30 pm Rev.D. Briggs
Sunday Advent 3 Christingle Service
13th December St. James 10.00am Holy Communion
Tuesday Rev. T. Pitt
18th December CTC 10.30am Holy Communion
Sunday Advent 4 Rev. D. Briggs
19th December Carols in the Millenium Gardens Monday CTC 6.30. PM
24th December St. James 11.00 pm HC
Saturday Christmas Eve Rev. T. Pitt
25th December Christmas Day CTC 10.00 a.m. Sunday Family Service Mrs. S. Thorne
We have one service in December, on the 11th with our Pastor Rev Trevor Rowe. The next service will be on January 8th, also with our Pastor. On January 22nd we have Joe Wilkinson from Esh Winning. All services are at 10,30am and all are welcome. The next Bible Study will be on Thursday December 8th at 7.30pm at the home of Michael and Susan Thorne (Quarry Cottage)
When our children were much younger and living at home, I have memories of an Advent calendar that we had bought. Behind each number was a Scripture verse relating to Christmas and the season of Advent and a chocolate.
It was with eager anticipation that the children wanted to open the next flap – first we read the