St James’ Church West End
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St James’ Church, West End, Southampton SO30 3AT.  Registered Charity Number 1132863
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Highlights: upcoming events and special services at St James’


Advent Carol Service
Sunday 2 December 6.30pm

a beautiful service of darkness, movement and light. We will be joined by local choirs from around the area.

Christmas Tree Festival
Friday 7 - Sunday 9 December

‘Christmas Through the Ages’: amazing trees decorated by local community groups, together with refreshments, musical entertainment and craft stalls.

Christmas Tree Festival carol Concert
Sunday 9 December 4pm

Join in with carol singing at the close of this year’s Christmas Tree Festival.

‘Special Lives’ Service
Friday 14 December 7pm

A service to remember those we have loved but see no longer.

Southampton Choral Society concert: ‘Mirabile Dictu’
Saturday 15 December 7.30pm

Christmas music by Willcocks, Mathias and others
Congregational carols

Conductor: Benjamin Costello
Organ/Piano: Douglas Tang

Nine Lessons & Carols
Sunday 16 December 6.30pm

A candlelit service of carols led by the choir. Hear and sing the Christmas story for everyone.

Christmas Activity Morning
Saturday 22 December 9.15am-12.30pm

We will spend time exploring the story of the first Christmas through storytelling, craft and games. The morning ends at 12 noon with a short service in church to which all are welcome, followed by coffee and mince pies. All children aged 4 and above are welcome to join us, please contact Jan on 02380476777 or email  to book your place as spaces are limited. We look forward to seeing you there.

Christingle Making
Saturday 22 December from 1pm in the hall

Willing hands are needed to help make 300 Christingles which will be handed out during our two Christingle services on Christmas Eve.

Christingle Nativity Services
Christmas Eve @ 4pm and 6pm

Celebrating the meaning of Christmas with candlelight. Children are invited to come in Nativity Dress. Two services, both the same. If we reach maximum capacity we may have to limit entry.

Midnight Mass
Christmas Eve 11.30pm

How silently, how silently, the wondrous gift is given… Join us as we welcome Christ on this holy Christmas night.

Christmas Day Celebration Eucharist
Tuesday 25 December 10.30am  

'Joy to the world, the Lord is come!' A service for everyone as we celebrate the birth of Christ, the Prince of Peace.


Northwood String Orchestra
Saturday 26 January 3pm

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