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Advent 2018 – countdown to Christmas

Events every day in December 2018 in and around St Augustine’s to prepare for Christmas – these events are in addition to our usual calendar.

  • SUNDAY 2
    9.30-10.30 am Advent Sunday Service with Holy Communion. Children’s activities. Coffee
  • MONDAY 3
    10.30 am-12 noon Christmas Coffee Shop
    4.40-5.30 pm Come and join 1st NW Cambridge Rainbows as we take on a ‘Cheer Challenge’ and learn what makes a good cheerleader and have a go at creating our own cheerleader chants!
  • TUESDAY 4
    6-7 pm Soiree with Gill and Phil Mead playing recorder and harpsichord music (local location – contact us for details)
  • WEDNESDAY 5
    10.30 am-12 noon Christmas Coffee Shop
  • THURSDAY 6
    6.30-7.30 pm 38th Cambridge Guides Crafts – Come and join the 38th Cambridge Guides for Christmas crafts. Suitable for children and adults
  • FRIDAY 7
    10.30 am-12 noon Christmas Coffee Shop
    6-7 pm Friday Nights at St. Augustine’s. Bell ringing for all – a talk by Barbara Le Gallez
  • SATURDAY 8
    6-7 pm An International Choral Christmas – A concert by St. Augustine’s Singers
  • SUNDAY 9
    9.30-10.30 am Holy Communion for the 2nd Sunday of Advent. Children’s activities. Coffee
    2-4 pm Christmas Jazz Piano Concert with Colin Hazel
  • MONDAY 10
    10.30 am-12 noon Christmas coffee Shop
    6-7 pm The Brownies invite you to share their camp fire! Families with young children especially welcome.
  • TUESDAY 11
    6.30- 8.00 pm C@C Carols at Eddington – Meet outside Sainsburys for an evening carolling around the new development
    7.30 pm – lateish Parish Men’s Group, with Ladies! The service of Compline followed by Advent readings by participants and finally a modest Christmas party. All welcome. Local location – contact us for details.
  • WEDNESDAY 12
    10.30 am- 12 Noon Christmas Coffee Shop
  • THURSDAY 13
    5.45-7.00 pm Upper Room Bible Study group in the Oxford Room. A showing of a dramatic DVD of St. John’s Gospel
    7.30-9.00 Come and help our Rangers raise money for the World Scout Jamboree. Café and edible Christmas tree decorations.
  • FRIDAY 14
    10.30 am-12 noon Christmas Coffee Shop
    6-7 pm Friday Nights at St Augustine’s, Rev’d Dr Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, reads a selection of his own poetry
  • SATURDAY 15
    1-2 pm An International Choral Christmas Concert by St. Augustine’s Singers at Michaelhouse, Trinity Street
  • SUNDAY 16
    9.30-10.30 am Holy Communion for the 3rd Sunday of Advent. Children’s activities. Coffee
  • MONDAY 17
    10.30 am-12 noon Christmas Coffee Shop
    4-4.30 pm Parish Prayer Circle in the Darwin Room. Join us for prayers for individuals and the community
  • TUESDAY 18
    6.30 pm Join St Augustine’s Singers carol singing in “The Square” [Eachard Road, Hoadly Road etc]
  • WEDNESDAY 19
    10.30 am- 12 noon Christmas Coffee Shop
  • THURSDAY 20
    2-3.30 pm Tea with the Vicar – tea and conversation with Rev’d Dr Janet Bunker
  • FRIDAY 21
    10.30 am-12 noon Christmas Coffee Shop
    6-7 pm Friday Nights at St Augustine’s – Here we come a-caroling. Philip Mead gives a talk on the history of some well-known carols-with live musical examples!
  • SATURDAY 22
    4-5.30 pm Community Carol Service
  • SUNDAY 23
    9.30-10.30 am Holy Communion for the 4th Sunday of Advent. Children’s activities. Coffee
  • MONDAY 24
    10.30 am-12 noon. Christmas Eve Coffee Shop with Philip Mead providing seasonal background music on keyboards
    11.30 pm-12.30pm ChurchAtCastle Midnight Mass at St Augustine’s
  • TUESDAY 25
    9.30-10.30 am. Christmas Service with sung Eucharist at St Augustine’s