Future Events

This is where we will highlight what’s coming up in the next month or so. We’ll put details of special services and activities here. Daily events are listed on the home page.

Dec
16
Sun
Messy Christmas
Dec 16 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Sunday 16th December at 3.30pmMessy Christmas – Mess! Fun! Food! FREE Kids crafts, activities, games, stories, & songs! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

This event is free, no booking necessary, but – if you can – please email to let us know you’re coming: youthworker@stleonardslexden.org.uk

Dec
19
Wed
Advent Reflection followed by Compline
Dec 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:15 pm

A series of Advent reflections which will accompany our beautiful candlelit compline services on Wednesdays at 7.30pm, starting from November 28th.

This Advent why not take the opportunity to withdraw from the whirl of pre-Christmas excitement to pause and spend some time in reflection?

Dec
23
Sun
Nine Lessons and Carols
Dec 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sunday 23rd December: 6.30pm Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols – a service of traditional carols and readings

Dec
24
Mon
Crib Service
Dec 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Christmas CribMonday 24th December – Christmas Eve 2.30pm: Crib Service

Especially for small children (who are invited to come dressed as shepherds or angels).

The Service of Light – a candlelight carol service (this is identical to 6.30pm)
Dec 24 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Monday 24th December – Christmas Eve 4.30pm*: The Service of Light a candlelight carol service for all ages.

The 4.30pm service is sometimes very busy with standing room only. We are hoping to have additional seating in our side room where the service will be shown on a large TV screen.

*This is identical to the 6.30pm service

The Service of Light – a candlelight carol service (this is identical to 4.30pm)
Dec 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Monday 24th DecemberChristmas Eve 6.30pm*: The Service of Light – a candlelight carol service for all ages. The 4.30pm service is sometimes very busy with standing room only. We are hoping to have additional seating in our side room where the service will be shown on a large TV screen.

*This is identical to the 4.30pm service

Midnight Mass with the Blessing of the Crib
Dec 24 @ 11:15 pm – Dec 25 @ 12:15 am

Christmas CribMonday 24th December – Christmas Eve 11.15pm: Midnight Mass with the Blessing of the Crib – The first Communion of Christmas.

Dec
25
Tue
Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)
Dec 25 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

8.00am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer).

Christmas Eucharist
Dec 25 @ 9:45 am – 11:15 am

Tuesday 25th December – Christmas Day 9.45am: Christmas Eucharist

There is no Evensong at 6.30pm
Dec 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

There is no Evensong at 6.30pm on the 25th of December.

Dec
26
Wed
No Services from Wednesday 26th December until 9.45am on Sunday 30th December
Dec 26 @ 8:00 am – Dec 29 @ 5:00 pm

No Services from Wednesday 26th December until 9.45am on Sunday 30th December (there is no Evensong at 6.30pm on the 30th of December).

Church opening hours: Please note that the Church will be not be open after Christmas Day until Sunday 30th December.

Dec
30
Sun
There is no Service at 8.00am
Dec 30 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

There is no Service at 8.00am on the 30th of December.

Parish Eucharist (Common Worship)
Dec 30 @ 9:45 am – 11:15 am

Sunday 30th December – Parish Eucharist

There is no Evensong at 6.30pm
Dec 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

There is no Evensong at 6.30pm on the 30th of December.

Dec
31
Mon
There are no Weekday Services today
Dec 31 2018 @ 9:00 am – Jan 1 2019 @ 5:30 pm

There are no Weekday Services today.

Jan
5
Sat
Men’s Prayer Breakfast
Jan 5 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Men’s Prayer Breakfast on the first Saturday of every month in the Nicholls Room 8.30am to 10.00am. With a breakfast of Cereals, Team, Coffee, Fruit Juice and Bacon Rolls. Followed by Prayer Time.

Jan
19
Sat
Friendship Lunch
Jan 19 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm


We will be holding a Friendship Lunch on Saturday 19th January at 12:30pm.

Look out for the sign up sheet at the back of the Church.