Hatfield St Lawrence Church would like to invite you to join us for one of our many services, events and activities this advent and Christmas season. Please find details below, including any booking links (booking preferred but NOT ESSENTIAL – everyone is welcome at all of our services).
Tower Lights Switch On and Carols
Friday 2nd December 5:30pm
A short family friendly time of singing carols together, followed by the switch on of our Tower Christmas lights. We are then invited to head down to Hatfield Community Library for mulled wine afterwards.
Saturday 3rd December 11-3pm
Messy Church Celebrates Christmas
Sunday 4th December 10am
Join us for our family friendly all-age service. Messy Church will be celebrating Christmas by learning more about ASTRONOMERS – the wise men in the Christmas Story. There will be crafts, stories and songs. Everyone welcome, no booking necessary.
Sunday 11th December 4pm
Our traditional family friendly Christingle service where we celebrate Jesus as light of the world. Booking preferred but not essential – it will help us know how many oranges to buy! Book here
Angels and Stars Art Installation Drop In
Saturday 17th December 2-4pm
Our local school children will be contributing to a special art installation this Christmas entitled “Angels and Stars” where we will be creating a net ceiling from which will hang hundreds of angels and stars. The church will be open from 2-4pm for visitors to view it. Drop in anytime.
Traditional Christmas Carols Service
Sunday 18th December 6:30pm
Our traditional Christmas Carol Service where we will be accompanied by our oragnist – Vernon Hoyle. Booking is preferred but not essential – it will help us to know how many mince pies to buy! Book here.
Noisy Children’s Choir Workshop
Monday 19th December 10-2pm
Would your child like the opportunity to learn some fun new Christmas songs to perform at our Christmas Eve 5pm Service? If so, book them on to our Noisy Children’s Choir Workshop Day (and enjoy a child-free day of Christmas shopping!). Places are £5 per child to cover snacks and activities. Places are limited so book early. BOOK HERE.
Free Edible Christmas Crafts in Church
Thursday 22nd December 10-2pm
From gingerbread to mince pies – Christmas food is just the best. So pop down to church the Thursday before Christmas to make some fun edible crafts. A great way to keep the children occupied in the week off before the big day.
Children’s Christmas Eve Services
Saturday 24th December 3:30pm or 5pm
Join us for our Christmas Eve service complete with children retelling the Christmas Story. Narrated by our Hatfield Heroes Youth Group, you are invited to come dressed up as your favourite nativity character. Booking preferred so we know how many extra chairs to put out.
Our 3:30pm is a toddler friendly early bird service – book here.
Our 5pm service is for all ages – book here.
Saturday 24th December 11:15pm
A traditional Holy Communion Service where we bring in Christmas Day together.
Christmas Morning Service
Sunday 25th December 10am
A short service to celebrate Christmas morning together.