All are invited to join us at 11.45pm on New Year’s Eve for a very short service to mark the turning of the year. Then the chimes will ring out at midnight and drinks will be served.
The traditional Nine Lessons with Carols by Candlelight will be held at 7pm this Sunday, December 23rd, followed by mulled wine and mince pies in the Parish Centre afterwards. In the morning, an all-age Christingle service will be held in the more informal setting of the Parish Centre at 10.30am.
The church will be decorated for Christmas this Saturday, December 22nd, from 9.30am. All are welcome to come and help and donations of foliage etc. would be gratefully accepted. If you wish to donate a poinsettia in memory of loved ones, please put €5 per person in an envelope clearly marked with the names of loved ones, and give to the Churchwardens, the Rector or Harriet Greenlee 087 224 7195 by December 21st. A list of names will be included in the service sheet on Christmas Day.
The St Paul‘s Folk Group is reuniting to lead the music at our worship this Sunday, December 9th, at 10.30am, as part of our 150th anniversary celebrations. The service will be Parish Communion.
The rest of the St Paul‘s programme for Advent and Christmas includes:
23rd Christingle Service 10.30am in the main hall of the Parish Centre
23rd Nine Lesson and Carols by Candlelight 7pm
24th The First Eucharist of Christmas 11.30pm
25th Christmas Day 8.15am Holy Communion and 10.30am Family Service