Special Services

  • 1st Dec 6:30 pm
    6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
    Advent Carol Service
    We start our journey towards Christmas Day with this devotional candle lit service with beautiful Advent hymns, anthems and readings

  • 5th Dec 9:30 am
    9:30 am – 10:30 am
    Pre School Nativity Service
    The familiar Christmas Story is retold in music and drama by the children of our Pre School. There are refreshments and stalls after the service.

  • 8th Dec 3:00 pm
    3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Messy Christingle

    Join us for a Messy Christingle celebration. There will be activity time for all ages, followed by the beautiful Christingle Service. Please stay behind for afternoon tea and cake.


    It would help us if you could register for this event so we know how many are coming. You may do this via our Facebook Event, by emailing pa@stmatthews-redhill.org.uk or by signing the list at the back of church. Thank you.


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  • 19th Dec 9:30 am
    9:30 am – 11:30 am
    St Matthew’s School Christmas Carol Service

    A 9.30am service followed by a 10.30am service


    The story of Christmas is unfolded by the children from our church school. Music, Drama and singing aplenty. Always a wonderful spectacle. Parents are invited to the first service at 9.30am.

  • 22nd Dec 6:30 pm
    6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
    Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols
    A magnificent candlelit service at which the Christmas story is retold with all the best loved carols and readings

  • 24th Dec 4:00 pm
    4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
    Christmas Eve – Family Crib Service
    The magic of Christmas as our Children present the story of the birth of Jesus

  • 24th Dec 11:30 pm
    11:30 pm – 12:30 am
    Christmas Eve – Midnight Mass
    Midnight Mass of Christmas

  • 25th Dec 8:00 am
    8:00 am – 8:40 am
    Christmas Day – Holy Communion
    Traditional Holy Communion

  • 25th Dec 10:00 am
    10:00 am – 11:15 am
    Christmas Day – Family Communion
    Family service with carols