We have a great number of different activities during the Christmas season to suit all, from the young ones to the young at heart. You are so very welcome to come to any of these and if you have any questions or would like someone to talk to, why not get in touch by email at upminstermc@gmail.com or by phone on 01708 222 278.  

Advent Bible Study

XXX30 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.

If you would like to know more or would just like to talk to someone about this phone us on 01708 222 278  or email us here.

Christmas service times

X24 Dec - 11:30pm: Christmas Eve Candlelight service - join us for our popular evening service by candlelight

X25 Dec - 10am: Christmas day FAMILY service - our merry & popular Christmas morning service for young and old.

Kids: bring your favourite Christmas present!

Dads & Grandads: Christmas jumpers are positively encouraged! 

If you would like to know more or would just like to talk to someone about this phone us on 01708 222 278  or email us here.


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 a really lovely opportunity to meet us in a fun environment and join us and other local churches for what is always a fun event! If you would like to come but have difficulties with transport, please have a word with a steward in church, phone us on 01708 222 278  or email us here.

Carol Singing at Thames Chase Nature Reserve (Churches Together) (photos from 2015)

XXX1 Dec (7.30pm) Christmas Tree Festival Charity Concert - BOOKING REQUIRED

As part of the Christmas Tree Festival, three local choirs will be giving a concert on Saturday, 1st December in the Church, commencing at 7.30pm. 
Due to the Christmas Tree Festival and the alterations being carried out inside the Church, audience numbers will be reduced,
so you are advised to apply early! 

Tickets can be obtained by emailing upminstermc@gmail.com at £10 each. (concessions available)

Carol singing, music, fun & games Music & song and in particular Carol singing are one of the loveliest aspects of our Christmas season. 

12 days of Christmas - Carol service 2015 (video)

XXX10 Dec (6.30pm -9pm): our popular Advent Social with fun & games, supper & carols

This is 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 

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Upminster Methodist Church

Come celebrate Christmas with us at Upminster Methodist Church

24 Dec (6.30pm) - our annual popular Church Carol service with orchestra - all are welcome and all those playing an instrument are invited to join in!

Our popular 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 24 December at 6.30pm, please contact Vera on Gill Cook on 07985 480 164 or June Weaver on 01708 220543 / 07779729692 or Vera Richards on 01708 222 841. Musicians of ALL ages welcome!