And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:10-11
We love to host Newcastle Christmas services and we look forward to welcoming you to our celebrations this year. Our Christmas services are held in the grounds of St John’s Church in Cooks Hill (weather permitting) or in the beautiful historic St John’s church building. Whether you are a local Newcastle resident or visiting our beautiful city, you would be very welcome to join us for our Christmas services and our New Years’ Eve worship this year!
2017 Newcastle Christmas Services
Combined Christmas Carols service: Sunday 10 December 2017
7:30pm with free BBQ in the church grounds.
Christmas Eve Services: Sunday 24 December 2017
9am – Traditional Communion service. 1 hour (in St John’s Church)
5:00pm – Interactive Family Carol Service with Nativity Play. 45 minutes (in the church grounds)
7:00pm – Informal Christmas Service with carols & modern worship music. 1 hour (includes Holy Communion)
11:00pm – Carols, followed by: 11:30pm Midnight Mass with traditional carols. Service concludes just after midnight (includes Holy Communion)
Christmas Day: Monday 25 December 2017
9:00am – Traditional Christmas Celebration. 1 hour (includes Holy Communion)
New Year’s Eve: Sunday 31 December 2017
10:45am – New Year’s Eve service. 1 hour (includes Holy Communion)
12noon – New Year’s Eve lunch. Come across to Lowlands Bowling Club after the service and eat from the Bistro or join us for BBQ and Bowls out on the green. Younger kids are welcome and can play in the grounds of Centennial Park.