Christmas

We invite you to join us to #FollowTheStar this Christmas

Scroll to near the bottom of this page for details of daily reflections and online advent calendar.

See below for details of our Advent & Christmas Services


St Catherine’s Church

Saturday 7th December

3:30 pm : Messy Church – Advent
Join us for our family friendly mix of Fun, Faith and Food

Sunday 8th December

4:00 pm : Christingle
A family service in aid of the Children’s Society

Sunday 15th December

6.30 pm : Nine Lessons & Carols
Followed by seasonal refreshments

Sunday 22nd December

9:30 am : Carols and Nativity
Carols and Nativity with a difference – The Bethlehem Boutique! The Christmas story presented (slightly) differently.  Children and adults are invited to come in their best Nativity costumes for this once in a lifetime event!

Monday 23rd December

12 noon & 4:00 pm : Carols at the Triangle
With the Rotary Club and Churches Together in Tilehurst

Tuesday 24th December – Christmas Eve

7:00 pm : Carols under the Old Oak Tree
For all the family…come wrapped up and bring your own mug for Hot Chocolate

11:30 pm : Midnight Communion
A traditional service to celebrate the birth of the New Born King!

Christmas Day

10:30 am : Family Celebration
A short, fun service to celebrate God’s gift to us.


#FollowTheStar is part of a nationwide theme organised by the Church of England.

To view the online Advent calendar, filled to the brim with activities that you can share with your family and friends,  click here :- https://www.churchofengland.org/adventactivities

Receive daily emails to take the life-changing Christmas journey by signing up here :- https://www.churchofengland.org/followthestar .  Each one includes a picture, a short Bible passage, a simple prayer and an action to reflect on.