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Buckden Village Carol Service

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Join us this December at St Mary’s Buckden

This year the 1st of December is Advent Sunday.  The wreaths will have arrived, our knitted nativity sets set-off during the morning’s Advent Sunday Service; we were open during the afternoon of the Buckden Christmas Market & Lights to welcome visitors to the Wreath Festival, children to the Advent Workshop and singers from Buckden School. Please come along.

The Wreath Festival continues throughout December, please come and take a look

The Community Café (run by Friends in Deed) will be in St Mary’s on Wednesday 11th.  Please come and join us for a pre-Christmas cuppa and chat.
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Our Special Services for Christmas start on Saturday 7th December with Christingle.  See below for a full list of Christmas Services.  Please come and share in the celebration.
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St Mary’s chosen charity for November-December is Marie Curie
https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/
Marie Curie believes everyone living with terminal illness, including Motor Neurone Disease, Cancer, Parkinson’s Disease, Heart and Lung Failure, Dementia and other diseases, should be able to get the most out of the time they have left. Marie Curie Nurses care for you in your home, when you need them most. They will be at your side, with care and support, every step of the way. Services are obtained through GPs, District Nurses and other health professionals.

For more information about all events in December (and January), have a look at this month’s newsletter. A copy can be viewed here Dec-Jan-newsletter or you can see all recent newsletters on this website under the INFO tab

See below for a summary of events coming up at St Mary’s this month
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Advent Sunday at St Mary’s

Our Family Communion Service is at 11am on Sunday 1st December and our Knitted Nativity Sets will be starting their journeys around Buckden.  If you would like them to visit your family for a few days, please contact Michelle on 07712 134604 or sign-up on the list at the back of church.

Sunday afternoon 2-5pm is the Buckden Christmas Lights and Christmas Market.
In St Mary’s we will have the Wreath Festival, an Advent Workshop for the children and a visit by singers from Buckden School.  Please pop in during the afternoon.

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Start your Christmas preparations with us this week

November at St Mary’s

November is a very special month with our All Souls Service on the 3rd and Village Remembrance Service and concert the following weekend.  The churchyard was tidied at the end of October and the Cleaning Crew are in on the 2nd to prepare the church for these events.  Then at the end of the month we have our Advent Coffee Morning in the village hall and Holidays at Home “We’ll Meet Again”. Please join us for some of all of these events.

 

Saturday Coffee & Cakes – every Saturday 10.30am – noon.

Community Café – in St Mary’s 2.30pm to 4pm Wednesday 13th November.

Our chosen Charity for November and December is Marie Curie
https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/
Marie Curie believes everyone living with terminal illness, including Motor Neurone Disease, Cancer, Parkinson’s Disease, Heart and Lung Failure, Dementia and other diseases, should be able to get the most out of the time they have left. Marie Curie Nurses care for you in your home, when you need them most. They will be at your side, with care and support, every step of the way. Services are obtained through GPs, District Nurses and other health professionals.

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Booking form available here or in church HaH booking form

knitted nativity pic       Travelling Nativity Sets:
Our knitted nativity figures begin their Christmas journey on 1st December Advent Sunday. Their journey around Buckden symbolises the journey that Mary and Joseph took from Nazareth to Bethlehem. If you would like to host a set for 1 or 2 nights, please sign the list in church or email nativity@stmarysbuckden.org.uk

For more information about all events in November, see the poster below or have a look at this month’s newsletter. A copy can be viewed here Nov-newsletter or you can see all recent newsletters on this website under the OFFICIAL INFO tab

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