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Upcoming events (Nov-Dec 2016)

  • 24 Nov (4.30pm) CAROL SINGING IN UPMINSTER TOWN CENTRE - "Churches Together" will be Carol Singing on Thursday 24th November from 4.30pm by the Upminster Town Christmas Tree which will be at the traffic lights outside Lloyds Bank. Please come along with your singing voices or support those who are singing
  • 30 Nov, 7 Dec, 14 Dec and 21 Dec (7.30pm) - Advent Bible Study Group - All are invited to participate in an Advent Study Group, following the York Course ‘Living in the Light’, to be led by Rev John Chambers. These will commence on Wednesday 30 November at 7.30 in the Parlour, and continue on December 7th, 14th and 21st.
  • 3 Dec (10am - 5pm) - our annual CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL kicks offin the main church. Church groups, members of the congregation and local businesses sponsor and decorate christmas trees and all are invited to drop into the church to see the beautiful displays. The Festival opens on Saturday 3rd December at 10:00am until 5:00pm and continues throughout the week until Sunday 11th Dec. Weekdays the festival will be open from 2pm-6pm. Entrance to the event is free but we hope visitors will be generous in supporting our two local charities, “Hope for Havering “ the charity that 
    helps those who are homeless in Havering and First Step. Money raised on Saturday 3rd December at the Christmas market and in the church is going towards our church building fund. HELPERS NEEDED!
    We are asking for volunteers to act as stewards in the Church whilstthe Festival is underway and for volunteers to help with tea and coffee for each day . Val Kinder is co-ordinating this and will be very pleased if you can offer to help.
  • 3 Dec (10am-3pm) - Jumble sale & fundraising stalls to raise funds for the building work at our church. Donations for the charity stalls are gratefully received (chocolate, toileteries, Books, DVDs, raffle prizes  and any other items we could use to create Christmas Hampers & baskets)
  • 10 Dec (6.30pm -9pm): Advent Social, an Advent gathering to which all are cordially invited. There will be quizzes & games followed by a supper(details to be confirmed later) finishing with some festive singing and music. There will be a sheet at the back of the church for you to add your names or contact us here 
  • 11 Dec (3pm): Our annual Carol Singing at Thames Chase organised by the 'CHURCHES TOGETHER' takes place at the cafe in the Thames Chase Forest Centre (Thames Chase Nature Reserve) on the 11th December at 3.00 pm. This is an opportunity to join with other local churches for what is always a very pleasant occasion. If you would like to come but have difficulties with transport, please have a word with a steward or email us via our contact page here.
  • 18 Dec (6.30pm) - our annual Church Carol service with our all-age Orchestra. If you play an instrument and would like to play in the orchestra at the Carol Service on Sunday 18 December at 6.30pm, please contact Vera on 01708 222841 or June on 01708 220543 / 07779729692 or Gill on 01708 224711. Musicians of ALL ages welcome!

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