Christmas Services 2017

  • Newcastle

    Christ Church Cathedral

    Dec 24: 9am Eucharist (no Choir); 5pm Service for Children and Families with Carols; 7.30pm ‘Nine Lessons and Carols’ a service with traditional and contemporary carols for choir and congregation; 11pm Midnight Mass with procession and blessing of the crib
    Dec 25: 7am Eucharist; 8.30am Choral Eucharist; 10.30am Eucharist for Families (Children – bring a favourite present to be blessed!)


    Dec 24: 6pm Family Mass; 11.30pm Sung Mass
    Dec 25: 9am Sung Mass

    Kotara South

    Dec 24: 7.30am Low Mass; 9am Sung Mass; 5pm All-Age Christmas Service; 11am Vigil Mass of Christmas
    Dec 25: 8am Sung Mass
    Dec 31: 7.30am Low Mass; 9am Sung Mass; 5pm All-Age Worship


    Dec 20: “Hard to be Merry” Christmas service. A time to stop, pray and reflect.
    Dec 24: 9am 4th Sunday of advent service; 7pm Communion and hymns followed by supper with St Nicholas
    Dec 25: 9am Christmas day service traditional


    Dec 3: 6pm A Celtic Blue Christmas
    Dec 10: 7pm Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
    Dec 24: 6pm Children’s Service; 11.30pm Midnight Eucharist
    Dec 25: 8am Christmas Eucharist

    MICA Ministries

    Dec 24: 7pm Family Service with Eucharist, St Mark’s; 11pm Midnight Mass, St Andrew’s
    Dec 25: 8.30am Eucharist, St Andrew’s


    Dec 10: 5pm Carols on the Lawn
    Dec 24: 5pm All-Ages Christmas Service with carols & nativity; 11pm Carols; 11.30pm Mass
    Dec 25: 9am Christmas Day Mass


  • Manning

    Bulahdelah & Tea Gardens

    Dec 16: 5.30pm Carols in the Park Presented by Combined Churches Bulahdelah, Wade Park
    Dec 24: 8am Holy Communion, St Andrew’s; 5pm Christmas Carols, St Andrew’s; 8.30pm Evening Prayer with Holy Communion, St John’s
    Dec 25: 6am Sunrise Christmas Service, Holy Communion, Bennett’s Beach, Hawks Nest (please bring a chair); 8am Holy Communion, St Andrew’s

    Forster Tuncurry

    Dec 24: 5.30pm BBQ followed by Christmas Carols at 6.30pm, Forster; 7.30pm Communion service, Nabiac; 11pm Communion Service, Forster
    Dec 25: 9am Communion Service, Forster; 9.30am Communion Service, Tuncurry


    Dec 24: 8am Holy Eucharist, Taree; 10am Holy Eucharist & Christmas Blessings, Old Bar; 6pm Family Christmas Eucharist & Blessing of the Crib, Taree
    Dec 25: 9am Birth of Our Lord – Christmas Eucharist, Taree

    The Camden Haven

    Dec 24: 6pm Kids Christmas commencing with free sausage sizzle, jumping castle, slushies, ice cream, concluding with a carol service; 11pm Til Midnight service with Holy Communion
    Dec 25: 8am Traditional service with communion; 10am Family service


    Dec 17: Christmas Carols in the Bush; 5pm Holy Communion; 6pm Free Sausage Sizzle and Jumping Castle for the Kids; 7pm Carols by Candlelight; 8.30pm Supper, Marlee
    Dec 24: 6pm Totally Different Children’s Service, Wingham; 10.15pm BYO Drinks & Nibbles under the Stars, Wingham; 11pm Traditional Christmas Eve Holy Communion, Wingham
    Dec 25: 7.45 am Holy Communion, Tinonee; 9.45am Holy Communion, Wingham

  • Lake Macquarie


    Dec 24: 6pm All Age Worship, 11.30pm Midnight Mass
    Dec 25: 8am Holy Communion

    Belmont North Redhead Parish:

    Dec 24: 6.30pm Family Service at Belmont North; 11.30pm Eucharist at Belmont North
    Dec 25: 8am Eucharist at Redhead

    Cockle Bay

    Dec 20: 7pm Christmas Carol Service, All Saints; 7pm Carols, Teralba Caravan Park
    Dec 24: 7.45am All Saints Boolaroo; 9.30am St David’s Teralba; 11pm St David’s Teralba
    Dec 25: 9am All Saints Boolaroo


    Dec 23: 5pm Wangi (in the Uniting Church building)
    Dec 24: 9.30am Eucharist; 7pm Eucharist; 11.30pm Eucharist (Midnight Mass)
    Dec 25: 8am Eucharist


    Dec 24: 5pm All Age Worship, St Peters Church Swansea
    Dec 25: 8am Holy Communion, St Peters Church Swansea; 10am Holy Communion, Gwandalan Community Hall


    Dec 15: 6.30pm Christmas in a Minor Key
    Dec 24: 5.30pm Messy Christmass – A time of creativity, fun & food for all the family; 6.30pm Family Christmass – Holy communion and carols for all the family; 11.30pm Candlelight Christmass – The mystery of Christmas night and Holy Eucharist
    Dec 25: 8.30am The traditional sung mass of Christmas

  • Maitland

    Beresfield Thornton

    Dec 3: 6.30pm Blue Christmas, St Paul’s Beresfield
    Dec 24: 5.30pm Christmas Play and Eucharist, St Michael’s Thornton; 11pm Christmas Midnight Mass, St Paul’s Beresfield
    Dec 25: 8am Christmas Eucharist, St Michael’s Thornton; 9.30am Christmas Eucharist, St Paul’s Beresfield
    Dec 26: 9.45am St Stephen Eucharist, Site of St Stephen’s on Anderson Drive by Highway Interchange

    Branxton and Lochinvar

    Dec 3: 5pm Advent 1 “Peace” service of readings and Advent carols, St John the Divine Branxton
    Dec 17: 9am Messy Advent Mass, St John the Divine Branxton; 5pm Carol Singing around Branxton Gardens – leaving from the Branxton church
    Dec 24: 6pm Messy Nativity and Mass, St John the Divine Branxton; 9pm Carols and Eucharist around the Crib, St John the Divine Branxton
    Dec 25: 9am Christmas Day Eucharist, Holy Trinity Lochinvar


    Dec 8: 6.30pm Millfield Community Carols, St Luke’s Millfield
    Dec 17: 6.30pm St John’s Carol Service
    Dec 21: 6.30pm Blue Christmas Service, St John’s Cessnock
    Dec 24: 6.30pm All Age Worship, St John’s Cessnock; 11.30pm Midnight Mass, St John’s Cessnock
    Dec 25: 8.30am St John’s Cessnock; 8am St Luke’s Millfield

    East Maitland

    Dec 15: 6pm Carols on the Hill
    Dec 24: 4pm Family Christmas Service; 6pm Family Christmas Service; 8.30pm Early Midnight Mass; 11.30 pm Midnight Mass
    Dec 25: 8.30am Christmas Day Holy Eucharist


    Dec 24: 6pm Family Christmas Eve Service; 11.30pm Midnight Mass
    Dec 25: 9am Solemn High Mass of the Nativity


    Dec 3: 5pm Advent Procession
    Dec 24: 9am Holy Eucharist; 4pm Brick Church Christmas: The Nativity Story and Lego!; 11.30pm Midnight Mass
    Dec 25: 9am Christmas Mass

    Mount Vincent and Weston

    Dec 24: 5pm Sunday Family Service, St Paul’s Kurri Kurri; 11pm Midnight Mass, St Paul’s Kurri Kurri
    Dec 25: 8:30am Holy Eucharist, St Mary’s Weston; 10am Christ Church Mt Vincent


    Dec 24: 5pm A Messy Christ-Mass for families, St Christopher’s; 11:30pm Traditional Midnight Mass with Carols, St Christopher’s
    Dec 25: 9am sung Mass, St Christopher’s

    Wollombi Valley

    Dec 24: 10am Traditional Lessons and Carols
    Dec 25: 9am Holy Communion

  • Central Coast


    Dec 24: 6pm Children’s Service, Gosford; 6.30pm Carols, Mangrove Mountain; 11.30pm Midnight mass, Gosford
    Dec 25: 8am Mass, Mangrove Mountain; 9.30am Mass, Gosford; 10am Mass, Point Clare;


    Dec 24: 6pm Family Service, Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre; 6pm St. Bede’s, Saratoga
    Dec 25: 7.30am Holy Communion, Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre; 9am Holy Communion, Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre


    Dec 24: 5pm Eucharist for Children and Families; 11pm Midnight Mass
    Dec 25: 7.30am Sung Eucharist; 9.30am Holy Eucharist

    Woy Woy

    Dec 24: 4.30pm Family Crib Service with Traditional Carols, St Andrew’s; 11.30pm Midnight Mass, St Luke’s
    Dec 25: 8am Christmas Communion, St Andrew’s; 10am Christmas Eucharist, St Luke’s


    Dec 24: 5.30pm Family Friendly Service & free sausage sizzle; 8pm Nine Lessons & Carols
    Dec 25: 9am Holy Communion

  • Paterson

    Clarence Town

    Dec 24: 9am St Barnabas’ Booral; 6pm Family Service, St Johns Clarence Town
    Dec 25: Christmas Day Service 7.45am, St Columba’s Karuah; 9.30am St Andrew’s Seaham


    Dec 16: 7pm Blue Christmas, Christ Church Dungog
    Dec 24: 5.30pm Family Christmas service,Christ Church Dungog; 8pm Christmas Eucharist, St Peter’s Bendolba; 11pm Midnight Mass, Christ Church Dungog
    Dec 25: 9am Christmas Eucharist, Christ Church Dungog


    Dec 24: 5pm St Paul’s Paterson; 7.30pm St Mary-on-Allyn
    Dec 25: 9am St Anne’s Gresford

    Nelson Bay

    Dec 3: 4pm–8pm Christmas Markets and Carols with Waratah Brass Band, All Saints Anglican (Anna Bay)
    Dec 24: 8am Traditional Service with Carols; 10am Evangelical Family Worship with Songs & Carols; 6pm Fancy Dress Christmas Crib Service; 11.30pm Midnight Mass (1st Christmas Communion)
    Dec 25: 8am Traditional Carols & Communion; 10am Evangelical Family Worship with Songs & Carols


    Dec 24: 11.30pm Christmas Eve
    Dec 25: 8.30am Christmas Morning


    Dec 24: 9am Advent 4 Eucharist; 10pm Carols and Night Mass
    Dec 25: 9am Carols and Eucharist

    Williamtown, Medowie & Mallabula

    Dec 22: 4.30pm Messy Church, Holy Name Mallabula
    Dec 24: 10am Holy Communion, Holy Name Mallabula; 8pm Christmas Celebration, St Francis Medowie
    Dec 25: 8am Holy Communion, St Saviour’s Williamtown; 10am Holy Communion Holy Name Mallabula

  • Upper Hunter


    Dec 17: 2pm St Martins Martindale
    Dec 24: 6pm St Marks Wybong followed by bring and share supper; 11pm Carols Singing, St Matthias Denman; 11:15pm service starts
    Dec 25: 8.30am St Matthias Denman; 10.30am St Matthews Mt Dangar


    Dec 17: 8:30am Holy Communion, St Alban’s Muswellbrook; 10:30am Holy Communion, St Mark’s Aberdeen; 4pm Messy Church, St Alban’s Parish Hall
    Dec 24: 8.30am Holy Communion, St Alban’s Muswellbrook; 6pm Family Christmas Celebration, St Alban’s Muswellbrook; 11:15pm Carols Singing, St Alban’s Muswellbrook; 11:30pm Midnight Mass, St Alban’s Muswellbrook
    Dec 25: 7am Holy Communion, St Mark’s Aberdeen; 8:30am Holy Communion, St Alban’s Muswellbrook; 10am Holy Communion, St Paul’s Spring Creek
    Dec 31: 8:30am Combined Parish Service, St Alban’s Muswellbrook


    Dec 17: 5.30pm A Blue Christmas Service followed by refreshment in the church grounds
    Dec 24: 9am Holy Eucharist; 7.30pm Christmas Eve Eucharist and Carols
    Dec 25: 9am Christmas lunch in the Hall for those who are alone at Christmas


    Dec 10: 11.15am Lessons and Carols, St Jude’s Bunnan
    Dec 17: 11.15am Lessons and Carols, St Matthew’s Gundy
    Dec 24: 9am Holy Communion, St Luke’s Scone; 5.30pm Families Together, St Luke’s Scone; 7.30pm Family Communion, St Luke’s Scone; 10pm Holy Communion, St Luke’s Scone
    NB: St Luke’s Scone Christmas Day Service Times are still to be finalised.

  • Other

    Anglican Care

    Dec 25: 9am The Christmas Liturgy, Anglican Care Chapel Booragul