We wish you all a very happy Christmas
and invite you to join us as we celebrate the birth of Jesus.

Christmas Programme

A comprehesive list of HPC services

Sunday Services

Details of regular Sunday Services

Christmas Cracker

Interactive fun for all of the family

Carols by Candlelight

A traditional service of carols and readings

Christingle Services

Family Carol Service - Suitable for ALL ages

Christmas Day Service

Christmas Family Service at 10.30am

Some Services will be available to view on our LiveStreeam – details will be available nearer the time

Christmas Programme

For more details on individual events, click on the coloured buttons above 
or click on the links below to see the event flyer

Sunday 28th November (Advent Sunday)
8.30am – Holy Communion
10:30 am – Countdown to Christmas
A great way for all ages to get ready for Christmas
6.30 pm – An Advent Candlelight Service
A traditional service of hymns and readings for Advent

Thursday 2nd December
7.30pm -Women2WomenEvent: Build a Gingerbread House 
This event must be pre-booked – book here

Sunday 5th December
8.30am – Holy Communion
10:30 am – Morning Service
6.30 pm – Praying for Christmas (in person)

Monday 6th December
2.00 pm – Meeting Point Christmas Carol Service

Thursday 9th December
7.00 pm – Lights of Love Service: in conjunction with St Wilfrid’s Hospice

Sunday 12th December
8.30 am – Holy Communion
10:30 am – Morning Service
4.00 pm – Christmas Cracker!
Meet the characters of Christmas at our interactive experience for families with younger children
This event must be pre-booked – book here

Thursday 16th December
7.30pm – Hailsham Choral Society: Christmas Concert

Saturday 18th December
2.30pm – A Concert of Carols and Christmas Music: Wealden Brass

Sunday 19th December
9.30 am – Holy Communion
“Where meek souls will receive Him still…” A service to get us ready to meet the King!
4.00 pm – Carols by Candlelight
6.30 pm – Carols by Candlelight
A traditional service of carols and readings followed by mulled wine and mince pies
(Two identical services, choose the time that suits you best)

Friday 24th December, Christmas Eve
9.30 am – Christmas Communion
A reflective service as Christmas begins “God in the manger”
2.30 pm – Christingle Family Carol Service
4.00 pm – Christingle Family Carol Service
5.30 pm – Christingle Family Carol Service
A fun, family friendly was to begin your Christmas Celebrations
(Three identical services,  choose the time that suits you best)
7.00 pm – Christingle Service
A Christingle Service with a slightly more adult focus

Saturday 25th December, Christmas Day
8.30 am – Holy Communion
10.30 am – Christmas Family Celebration
Informal and fun – Christmas joy for all

Sunday 26th December, Boxing Day
9.30 am – Holy Communion
A simple service, a time to give thanks

Sunday 2nd January 2022
8.30 am – Holy Communion
10.30 am – New Year All Age Service
A New Year, a new beginning, for everyone

Sunday Services

Sunday 28th November (Advent Sunday)
8.30am – Holy Communion
10:30 am – Countdown to Christmas (All Age Service)
6.30 pm – An Advent Candlelight Service

Sunday 5th December
8.30am – Holy Communion
10:30 am – Morning Service (with children’s groups)

Sunday 12th December
8.30 am – Holy Communion
10:30 am – Morning Service (with children’s groups)

Sunday 19th December
9.30 am – Holy Communion (with children’s groups)

Sunday 26th December
9.30 am – Holy Communion

Sunday 2nd January
8.30 am – Holy Communion
10.30 am – All Age Service 

Christmas Cracker

Sunday 12th December, 4.00pm

Meet the characters of Christmas – an interactive experience for families with younger children. Including crafts, stories, songs and a delicious tea. 

This is particularly suitable for families with toddlers and primary aged children.

Places need to be booked in advance

Carols by Candlelight

Sunday 19th December (4.00 and 6.30 pm)

A traditional, candlelit service of readings and carols,
followed by mulled wine and mince pies.

The music will be sung and played by our own musicians and include both well-loved carols and a selection of other pieces in a range of styles.

Two identical services – please come at the time that suits you best

Christingle Family Carol Services

CHRISTMAS EVE 2.30, 4.00 & 5.30 pm

A well-loved Christmas Service particularly well-suited for families and a favourite for many. Christingle is a joyful celebration that brings families and communities together to share the light of Jesus and spread a message of hope.

It’s our familiar service for Christmas Eve, with the best known carols, the characters of Christmas on the screen, Joseph’s take on what happened and the children’s delight as we sing ‘Away in a Manger’ and Christmas draws near.

(Three identical services,  choose the time that suits you best)

NEW: 7.00pm – A Christingle Service with a slighlty more adult focus.

Girls

Christmas Day

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Join us at our 10.30 am Family Service to celebrate the wonder of Christmas Day – joyful truth for all ages.

This is an informal and fun service – dress in your Christmas jumpers, put on your celebration ties, bring along a favourite present (or a silly one) and come to celebrate the birth of Jesus!