Christmas church services in and around Rugby

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Christ Church, Helvellyn Way Brownsover – Sunday December 11, 5pm Christingle (followed by refreshments and turkey rolls), 18th, 6pm Carol Service; December 24, 5pm Crib Service, 11.30pm Midnight Communion; Christmas Day 10am Holy Communion.

Good Shepherd, Newton – Monday December 19, 7pm Carols in the Village Hall; Christmas Day, 9am Christmas Communion.

Overslade Church, Overslade Community Centre, Buchanan Road - Thursday December 22, 5.30pm Christmas Carols with Messy Church Nativity; Christmas Day, 10.30am Christmas Celebration.

Rugby Baptist Church, Regent Place – December 11, 10.30am Family Parade and Toy Service; 17, 9.45am to 12.30pm “Christmas Wrapped Up” Holiday Club (children aged 4-12) including a Crib Service in church at 12 noon; 18, 10.30am “Challenging Child” Family Nativity Service, 6.30pm Lessons and Carols by Candlelight; 24, 6.30pm Christmas Eve Candlelight Family Service (with glow candles); 25 10.30am Chistmas Day Family Service.

Rugby Christian Life Centre, Lawford Road – December 18, 4pm Christmas Carol Service is at St Oswald’s School, Addison Road featuring the City of Coventry Brass Band followed by refreshments.

Rugby Evangelical Free Church, Railway Terrace – December 18, 6pm Family Christmas Service followed by refreshments; Christmas Eve, 8pm “Carols by Candlelight”, followed by Christmas refreshments; Christmas Day, 10.30am Family Worship.

Rugby International Fellowship Church - 53 Cymbeline Way - December 18, 6.30pm Candlelit Carol Service; 25, 10.30am Christmas Morning Service.

Rugby Methodist Church Centre Russelheim Way – December 18 (Advent 4), 10.30am worship led by the Junior Church, 6.30pm Carols by Candlelight; Christmas Eve, 4pm Crib Service; Christmas Day, 10.30am Celebration Service.

Rugby Team Ministry, St Andrew’s, Town Centre – December 10, 10am to 4pm Santa’s Grotto; 16, An evening of Christmas pies and poems amongst the trees; 18, 6pm Nine lessons and Carols; 24, 4pm Crib Service, 11.30pm Midnight Mass; 25 10.30am Christmas Eucharist.

Rugby United Reformed Church, Hillmorton Road – December 18, 10.30am Family Service followed by refreshments, 6.30pm Traditional Service of lessons & carols by candlelight Coffee & mince pies will be served after the service; December 24, 10.30am Coffee (or mulled wine) and mince pies followed by carol singing round the Christmas Tree, 11.30am Worship to welcome in the Christ Child; Christmas Day, 10am Family Worship to celebrate the birth of Christ.

St Botolph’s, Newbold – December 18, 10.45am Christingle Service, 6.30pm Carol Service; Christmas Eve, 4.15pm Candlelight Service, 11.45pm Midnight Communion; Christmas Day, 10.45am Family Communion.

St George’s St John’s Ave, Hillmorton – December 11, 4.30pm Christingle; 18, 4.30pm Carol Service; 24, 4.30pm Crib Service, 11.30pm Midnight Mass; 25 9am Family Communion.

St John, Long Lawford - Christmas Eve, 6.30pm Candlelit Carol Service; Christmas Day, 9am Holy Communion.

St Mark’s Bilton – December 18, 6pm Service of Nine Lessons and Carols; Christmas Eve, 3pm Crib Service, 6pm Carols by Candlelight, 11.30pm Midnight Mass; Christmas Day, 8am Holy Communion, 10am All Age Communion (children bring a toy to show).

St Mary’s, Clifton – December 18, 3pm Carol Service; 24, 3pm Crib Service, 11.30pm Midnight Communion; Christmas Day 10am Christmas Communion.

St Marie’s RC Church, Dunchurch Road - Tuesday 20, 7pm Reconciliation Service; 24, 2pm Children’s’ Crib Service, 11.30 Carols followed by Midnight Mass; Christmas Day, 8am Dawn Mass, 10am Christmas Family Mass, 12.30 Polish Mass.

St Peter & St John, Clifton Road – December 18, 9am Carol Service with traditional readings & carols, 10.30am Nativity Service, 7pm Carols & quiz at the Victoria Arms Pub on Lower Hillmorton Road; 24, 3.15pm Messy Church. Christmas crafts and refreshments (nativity costume desirable but not essential) leading into 4pmCrib service, 11.30pm Midnight Communion; 25, 10am Informal Family Communion.

St Oswald’s, Lawford Road – December 18, 4pm and 6.30pm Carols by Candlelight; Christmas Eve, 5pm Crib Service – A Children’s Nativity for all ages, 11.30pm Midnight Holy Communion; Christmas Day 10.30am Christmas Celebration.

Salvation Army, Bennfield Road - December 11, 4pm Community Carol Service; 18th, 4pm Carols by Candlelight; Christmas Day, 10.30am service.

Christmas Eve (Saturday 24th December)

Christchurch Brownsover - December 24; Crib Service 5pm, Midnight Communion 11.30pm; Christmas Day, Family Communion 10am.

Paddox Methodist Church - December 24, Midnight Service, 11.30pm; Christmas Day, family service, 10.30am.

Rugby Methodist Church Centre - December 24, Crib Service 4pm; Christmas Day, family service, 10.30am.

Bilton Methodist Church - Christmas Day, family service, 10.30am.

Broadwell Methodist Church - Christmas Day, family service, 10.30am.

Long Lawford Methodist Church - Christmas Day, family service, 10am.

Wesley Road Methodist Church, Duffy Place - Christmas Day, family