We’d love to celebrate with you this Christmas

Join us in Bitterne Park as we get ready for Christmas and the big celebration of our saviour’s birth. We’re kicking off with a party, and a candlelit carol service. Then on Christmas Eve we’ll have the crib service for families and traditional midnight communion followed by a family friendly Christmas Day celebration. It would be great if you could join us!

All services take place at the Church of the Ascension, 1 Thorold Road unless stated otherwise.

Saturday 9 December

Coffee, cake and Christmas treats 10.30am – 2.00pm in the Ascension Centre to raise money for Street Pastors Southampton, with family activities, crafts for sale and more.

Saturday 16 December

Church Christmas party 7.30pm in the Grace Hall. We’ll be getting together as a church family for a big party with food, drink, live music and games. Tickets £4. Please contact David to book.

Townhill Park Christmas party 4.30pm in the Townhill Park Community Centre. Christians in Townhill are hosting their annual Townhill Park residents Christmas party for fun, food and a few seasonal songs from the Vintage Sounds.

Sunday 17 December

Traditional carols by candlelight 4.00pm in the worship space. Join us for a traditional carols by candlelight service with organ accompaniment.

Sunday 24 December – Christmas Eve

No morning services today.

Crib service at 4.00pm in the worship space. Bring the kids for a fun family focused nativity service – dressing up as a nativity character encouraged, and there’s going to be a puppet show too!

Midnight communion at 11.30pm in the worship space. Note the start time! This will be the traditional midnight communion service that you know and love with organ accompaniment.

Monday 25 December – Christmas Day

No 9.00am services today.

Christmas day celebration communion at 10.00am in the worship space. This will be a family friendly fun service where we can celebrate Christmas together.

No Monday Night Worship today.

Sunday 31 December – New Year’s Eve

Traditional communion service at 9.00am in the worship space. No 10.45am service today.

Monday 1 January

No Monday Night Worship today.