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Advent and the weeks before Christmas 


See our series of website reflections below
Reflection one "God our strength and comfort" is
Reflection two " Be still" is here

The St Mary's "Little Town, Big Story" series of  Advent reflections run every Thursday lunchtime from 30 November at 12.15 for 12.30, followed by a bread and soup lunch.
You can find a summary of the first two reflections by following the links to Little Town and Christ is born of Mary.  
The leaflet with information about upcoming reflections is here.
14 December How silently, how silently - Lyn McKay
21 December The great glad tidings - Russ Parker

Advent Carols and Calendar

There are Advent Carol Services at the Cathedral, St Nicolas and Holy Trinity. 

The Cathedral has an Advent Calendar on display in the cathedral and social media.
This includes a bible verse and reflection from 3 December to 25 December. 
See the calendar and individual websites for more information. 

Music before Christmas

The cathedral and many churches host musical events throughout Advent.
See their websites and noticeboards for more information. 

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Carols and Christmas Day Services

The times of some town centre church carol and other Christmas services can be found on the calendar. Follow the links below to find information about services at other churches and the cathedral. 

Information about services at St Mary's can be found at htsmguildford.org and guildfordmethodist.org

Information about other carol and Christmas services and carols at Church of England churches can be found on the Church of England website www.achurchnearyou.com
Look out for their #GodWithUs information.

Information about Christmas services at the four churches of the Roman Catholic parish of Guildford can be found at www.cpg.church/christmas.html 

A website with links to other Guildford churches can be found here.  

New Year's Eve

St Mary's will be open again for you to reflect and pray, and make New Year resolutions in Guildford's oldest building.
There will be brief reflections every half hour.
We will be open from 1pm to about 8pm. 
We look forward to welcoming you.      
The leaflet is here.




Advent Reflection 2  by Sarah Hutton
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Advent Reflection 1 by Jo Trickey  
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