Upcoming Events

SOUP & SANDWICH LUNCH

Second Monday of each month, 12.30pm in Hampsthwaite Community Room at the back of church. Everyone welcome! ***Monday6th December***

SUNDAY SCHOOL PRESENTATION Sunday 12th December, 11.00am

9 LESSONS AND CAROLS Sunday 19th December, 7.00pm

CHRISTMAS EVE: MIDNIGHT COMMUNION 11.30pm

CHRISTMAS DAY Holy Communion 11.00am

VOCES SERAPHORUM

12th December, 4.30pm. We re delighted to again welcome Voces Seraphorum to sing festive music at Hampsthwaite Church. Enjoy an hour of choral music by candlelight to kickstart your Christmas season. Tickets £10 from Hampsthwaite corner shop, Hampsthwaite hairdressers, Gill Hart or Sarah Paynes. There will be a raffle and refreshments.

And around the Benefice…

BIRSTWITH

COFFEE, CAKE & CHAT

Third Thursday of every month, 10.15am-12noon. In St James’ Church Hall.

ADVENT CAROL SERVICE

Sunday 5th December, 6.30pm Join the choir for the start of Advent. Sherry served afterwards.

CRIB SERVICE

Friday 24th December, 2.30pm. We look forward to welcoming you all to our Nativity Crib Service on Christmas Eve. We hope all the children will be involved, please arrive early dressed in a nativity costume or use one of ours (adults will take the role of Mary and Joseph). Nigel the donkey will be making his usual appearance and he’s looking forward to seeing you all again.

KILLINGHALL

COFFEE AND CAKE IN KILLINGHALL

Every second Tuesday of the month, next date: 14th December, 1.30-3.00pm in church. All are welcome to come for a coffee and a chat

CHRISTMAS QUIZ – Friday 10th December, 7pm in Killinghall Village Hall

Light supper provided. Tickets £5 for adults, £3 children, max 6 per team. Tickets available from Jill 506532 and Chris 562136

VILLAGE VOICES CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Saturday 11th December, 2-5.00pm in Killinghall Village Hall. We will be singing Christmas carols and songs along with some of our usual concert repertoire. Refreshments including mulled wine and mince pies will be served in the interval. Tickets £5 are available from any Village Voices member or ring Ken Winter-Briggs on 00423 772660 or Jacqui Page on 01423 506458

CAROL SERVICE

Sunday 12th December, 2.00pm

CHRISTMAS EVE: CRIB SERVICE 4.00pm; MIDNIGHT COMMUNION 11.30pm

COFFEE MORNING

Saturday 15th January,  10.00am-12noon in the village hall, Otley Road. Raffle, cake stall and tombola plus Anne’s ‘Bacon Butties’. Admission £1.50 includes tea/coffee. All proceeds to church funds.