Christmas

Join us this Christmas

All the churches in our Team warmly invite you to join us this Christmas, as we celebrate the dawning of joy and hope through Jesus’ birth two thousand years ago. Read on for details of all the services and events we have planned!

All events are free of charge unless stated otherwise. Some events require pre-booking, as detailed below.

Wishing you a very Happy Christmas!

Crafting Christmas

Crafting Christmas at St Cuthbert's

Come and enjoy Christmas canapés and mulled wine, try crafting your own Christmas decorations, hear a thought-provoking Christmas message and enjoy getting together!

There will also be a bookstall and Christmas cards available for you to purchase on the night.

When? Saturday 27th November at 7.30 p.m.

Where? St Cuthbert’s Church, Thetford

How much? £10 per person, including all craft materials and refreshments. Please book in advance via this link. Note that bookings will close on 26th November.

All proceeds will be supporting the redevelopment of St Cuthbert’s Church.

Christmas Quiz & Chips

Christmas Quiz

Get in the festive spirit, gather your friends and come to test your Christmas knowledge in our Christmas quiz!

There will be fish/sausage and chips as you arrive as well as a short Christmas message during the evening. Teams should be four to six people.

When? Friday 3rd December at 7 p.m.

Where? St Cuthbert’s Church, Thetford

How much? £5 per person, including fish/sausage and chips (bring your own drinks). Please find more information and book in advance via this linkNote that bookings will close on 1st December.

For more information please contact Susie at susie.bratby@sportsfactory.org.uk or on 07778 160037.

Christmas Bauble

Traditional Carol Services

All Saints’ Church. Croxton ~ Sunday 5th December at 6.30 p.m.

Cloverfield Community Church ~ Wednesday 15th December at 7.30 p.m.

St Andrew’s Church, Kilverstone ~ Sunday 19th December at 3 p.m.

St Cuthbert’s Church, Thetford ~ Sunday 19th December at 6.30 p.m.

Cloverfield Carols and Christingles

Sunday 19th December, 4.30 p.m. at Cloverfield Community Church

Cloverfield Community Church invite you to come and make a Christingle and join in with some outdoor carol singing. Suitable for all ages – remember to dress up warm and bring a torch!

Christmas at Cloverfield Community Church

Legacy Holiday Club

Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st December, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Arts’ Centre, The Bishop’s School, Canterbury Way, Thetford

Two fun-packed days of sport and games! A packed lunch will be provided for all children, and throughout the two days the Christmas story will be explored.

Further information, including cost and booking details, can be found on the Legacy event page.

Sports Factory Banner

Grace Church All-Age Carol Service

Wednesday 22nd December, 4 p.m. at The Arts’ Centre, The Bishop’s School, Canterbury Way, Thetford

Young and old alike are warmly invited to join us for carols old and new at our Grace Church All-Age Carol Service.

Christmas at Grace Church

St Cuthbert’s Christingle

Friday 24th December (Christmas Eve), 3.30 p.m. at St Cuthbert’s Church, Thetford

Our all-age Christingle service returns this year – a wonderful way to begin your Christmas weekend!

Come dressed as a shepherd, a wise man (or woman!), a sheep (or other animal) or an angel, ready for our re-telling of the Christmas story.

The service begins at 3.30 p.m. – or optionally come early at 3 p.m. for a ‘make your own Christingle’ workshop.

Cloverfield Crib Service

Friday 24th December (Christmas Eve), 5 p.m. at Cloverfield Community Church

A family-friendly nativity with the opportunity to come dressed up as a nativity character.

Nativity Scene

Christmas Eve Services

St Cuthbert’s, Thetford ~ Christingle Service ~ 3.30 p.m. (see above)

Cloverfield Crib Service ~ 5 p.m. (see above)

St Andrew’s, Kilverstone ~ Christmas Eve Communion ~ 9 p.m.

All Saints’, Croxton ~ Christmas Eve Communion ~ 10 p.m.

St Cuthbert’s, Thetford ~Midnight Communion ~ 11.30 p.m.

Christmas Day Service

Our All-Age Christmas Celebration Service will be held in St Cuthbert’s, Thetford at 10.30 a.m.

Everyone is welcome to join us as we celebrate together on Christmas Day! The service will last for approximately 45 minutes.