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Carol Service, Sunday 20th December 2020

Carol Service, Sunday 20th December 2020

Our video Carol Service for Sunday, 20th December 2020, may be found on YouTube HERE.


N.B. This recording will not be available until shortly before 11:00 on Sunday – prior to this, it will show the video as being unavailable and “private”.

Order of Service: HERE

The video and those of previous weeks’ services may be found on the Recordings of Services page of this website.

 

Posted by gdjjennings in 2020, Choir, Christmas, Current, Worship

Christmas Services

Service of Lessons and Carols
Sunday 20 December
:
Painstakingly pre-recorded sound and pictures from our Choir, alongside readings, reflections and plenty of your favourite carols for you to join in!
On YouTube – available for 11.00am

Christmas Eve Holy Communion
Thursday 24 December

Our minister Chris leads us in live worship and invites us to the Lord’s table as we mark the moment of his birth.
On Zoom at 11.30pm
Joining details to follow

Christmas Morning Family Service
Friday 25 December

Christ is born in Bethlehem! A short outburst of joyful praise, in one of two ways:

(a) Live at church at 10.30am
Chris leads worship in the sanctuary, subject to all due Covid precautions, for those who may safely attend: please refer to his recent letter for full guidance. Email standrewswithcastlegate.sec@gmail.com for futher details or to register your intention to attend.

Or (b) Live on Zoom at 10.30am
Alternatively, join Mark H for a simultaneous online version of the same service via Zoom – joining details to follow.

Posted by gdjjennings in 2020, Choir, Christmas, Worship

Evening of Entertainment

We enjoyed a wonderful evening on 3rd November when the Goldsmith Players, the church Choir, ukulele group, band and others offered a mix of engaging, moving and amusing items to entertain an appreciative and responsive audience, with proceeds going to support our Operation Christmas Child shoe-box appeal.

Thank you to all involved.

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Posted by gdjjennings in 2017, Choir, Goldsmith Players

A little entertainment 2015

The Goldsmith Players joined the Belgravians to present an evening of entertainment for members of the congregation.

The evening was well-supported and the audience enjoyed a range of short, humorous sketches, recitations and musical numbers, ending with a short selection of items from Les Miserables from the choir.

Thank you to everyone involved.

GoldsmithBelgravians (1)

Posted by gdjjennings in 2015, Belgravians, Choir, Goldsmith Players, Photographs, Report

Light Night 2014

Our church took part in the city centre Light Night again this year.

This was a very successful event with many visitors coming to enjoy the huge variety of activities available in the different spaces with our building.

We had a ceilidh in our large hall; circus skills displays every hour in the church; the choir sang in the church; there was a chance for people to write their prayers or wishes for light to bring more light into the world; the Nottingham Ukulele Orchestra played in our new fellowship room (and were joined by young players from Westdale Junior School for the early part of the evening); there was candle making; the outside of the building was illuminated; family meals were sold in the small hall and tea/coffee and cakes were available in the vestibule.

Here are some photographs of the evening:

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Posted by gdjjennings in 2014, Choir, Photographs

Christmas Services 2013

Christmas poster 2013

We had a full programme of Christmas events and activities again for Christmas 2012.

We supported others through our “Toy Service” following which gifts were taken to a local women’s refuge, a party for international students and raising money for Framework – our local charity for the homeless – at our carol service.

Santa at Junior Church Christmas Party 2013

The children and young people were an important part of the celebrations, leading a festival service telling us about the history of Christmas carols and having their own parties (including the chance to watch a pantomime and have a visit from Santa Claus). There was also an extra service for children of all ages on Christmas Eve – a crazy, crafty Christingle service.

panto cast 2013

We also had a range of other services, including a service of readings and carols led by our choir and family worship on Christmas Day.

Posted by gdjjennings in 2013, Choir, Christmas, Junior Church, notices, Worship, Youth Group

Christmas Carol Service 2012

We enjoyed a wonderful service of carols and readings for Christmas again this year.

The choir was led by Phil Hodgson in her first carol service as Choir Director and the organist was Chris Sennett.

We hope that you enjoy our photographs:

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Posted by gdjjennings in 2012, Choir, Christmas, Report, Worship

Singers at our Open Day

A large group of singers joined our choir to practice and sing (The Vicar of Dibley) The Lord is my Shepherd.

 

Posted by gdjjennings in 2012, Choir, Worship