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Advent and Christmas 


Reflections

See our series of website reflections below
Reflection one "God our strength and comfort" is
here
Reflection two " Be still" is here
Reflection three is an Advent Prayer here, reminding us of Christ the living Word who comes amongst us.
Reflection four  This is True, God with Us is here.  

The St Mary's "Little Town, Big Story" series of  Advent reflections runs every Thursday lunchtime from 30 November at 12.15 for 12.30, followed by a bread and soup lunch. The last event is on 21 December with Carols.  
You can find a summary of the first two reflections by following the links to Little Town and Christ is born of Mary.
 
You can follow a link to a summary of the third reflection How silently, how silently and find a leaflet about the last reflection and Carols for the High Street on 21 December The great glad tidings - with Russ Parker and Katie Thomas.

 

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Carols and Christmas Day Services

The times of some town centre church carol and other Christmas services on 24 and 25 December 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.  

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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.

Music, Angels and Epiphany 


Many churches have concerts between Christmas and the New Year, and the first weeks of the New Year, including Holy Trinity. Check their websites for more information.

The cathedral has a display of angels. 

Epiphany services take place on 7 January 2018, together with the New Year Covenant Service at St Mary's.