Christmas Service 2019

SUNDAY DECEMBER 15th 6.30pm – A Blue Christmas A meditative carol service especially for those who find Christmas difficult at Westbury Park Methodist Church, North View SUNDAY DECEMBER 22nd 6.30pm - Service of Nine Lessons and Carols A service of readings and music with St Alban’s Church Choir directed by Edward Davies with Matthew Davies (Organ) at St Alban’s Church, Bayswater Ave. CHRISTMAS EVE 4pm - Children's Service. Come dressed as a character from the Nativity 11.15pm - Midnight Communion both at St Alban’s Church, Bayswater Ave. CHRISTMAS DAY 9.30am - All Age Communion Service at St Alban's Church, Bayswater Ave. CHRISTINGLE - 12th January 2020 10.15am - All Age Christingle Service in aid of The Children's Society, with candles and oranges and sweets at St Alban’s Church, Bayswater Ave.  ...
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December 7th at St Alban’s Church, 4.00-5.15pm

L’Enfance Du Christ (The Childhood of Christ) Oratorio, by Berlioz, sung in English (with cuts) based on the Holy Family’s flights into Egypt . Featuring soloists, including local singer Rebecca Chellapah, and St Alban’s Choir and orchestra. Then Carols followed by Mince pies and hot drinks. Tickets sold at the door, £10 adults, £5 seniors and children, £20 for families (2 adults + 2 Children). Profits for St Alban’s church and One25.  ...
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Christmas Fair – November 30th 2.30-4.30pm

Whether it’s shopping for Christmas presents, a range of activities for children or a chance to catch up with friends over fresh coffee, tea and cake – there is something for everyone. Father Christmas is planning to pop in too! The WI are bringing along delicious homemade preserves and handmade bags, Christmas decorations & stationary; White Tree Preschool and Beavers have been busy creating gifts & a wide range of activities to join in. This year, we have local artists joining us: Jenny Urquhart – Contemporary & vibrant paintings, prints and cards of local favourite places Priscilla Sorapure – Paintings & Calligraphy RAISING FUNDS FOR BRISTOL NORTH WEST FOODBANK AND LITTLE HERO. Entry to the event is 50p per adult or a donation of a can of food for the Foodbank, children are free. ...
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Monthly Cafe – Saturday 19th October

On Saturday October 19th from 10.30am to 12noon at the Methodist Church. We are raising funds for our Quarterly Charity,Little Hero, which was set up in memory of Will Rainsbury. Little Hero are raising money to: - Fund research into more effective primary treatments for the most aggressive varieties - Support other families fighting this savage disease - Push for change in primary cancer care methods, targeting specific genetic varieties and refocus towards bespoke treatment and innovation rather than protocol and dogma. Come along to enjoy homemade cakes, hot and cold drinks and good company. All ages welcome. ...
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Monthly Cafe – Saturday 21st September

On Saturday September 21st from 10.30am to 12noon at the Methodist Church. We are raising funds for our Quarterly Charity, NEMA Foundation,  this month. NEMA work in Mozambique in an area devastated by Cyclone Idai. They are having to do a huge amount of rebuilding of the villages, schools and medical centres that they support. More information can be found here - https://www.nemafoundation.org/ Come along to enjoy homemade cakes, hot and cold drinks and good company. All ages welcome. ...
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Saturday 14th September – Ride and Stride plus Toddler Ride

St Alban's Church will be open from 10am to 4pm for a national Fundraising Initiative RIDE AND STRIDE. Some of us will be walking/cycline/driving to other churches and can be sponsored. We are raising funds for Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust and for our own project to improve our facilities so we are more accessible to the community. There will be Refreshments for sale including Homemade Cakes. Donations can be made here: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/StAlbansWestburyPark As part of this we are also having TODDLER RIDE - if you have small children (under 3ish) then do come along to St Alban's with a scooter or toddler bike. Refreshments available in church, while your children (3 years and under) scoot or cycle around the outside of the building as many times as they can. Certificates awarded to all participants. ...
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