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News on activities & Services at St. Paul’s & St. Mary’s, Wooburn


St Paul’s has some lovely activities for children leading up to Christmas.

On Saturday 10th December children can have ‘Breakfast with Santa’.  Contact sophiewinkler@googlemail.com for timings and tickets.

If your children enjoy crafts, getting messy and tea then come to the Messy Christmas Crafts on Saturday 17th December 3-5pm at St Paul’s Church Hall.  This is a joint venture with St Mark’s Church in Bourne End.  Contact clandeacon@talktalk.net.

Christmas Services: There will be a Carol Service at 6pm on Sunday 18th December at St Paul’s, and the popular Christmas Eve Crib Service will be held back in St Paul’s church this year at 4pm.  Children are welcome to come dressed as Shepherds and Angels.  The Midnight Mass will start at 11pm at St Paul’s.On Christmas Day at St Paul’s there will be a Communion Service at 8am; followed by an All-Age Service at 9:30am. On New Year’s Day there will be an Informal Holy Communion at 9:30am at St Paul’s.

Regular Activities: The Friday Communion Service and Lunch held at St Mary’s will continue in term time, as will the Youth Club on Mondays 7-8:30pm in St Paul’s Church Hall, Toddlers on Tuesdays 9:30am at St Paul’s Church Hall, and Tots Praise on Fridays 9:45am also at St Paul’s Church Hall.  Further information can be found on our website www.stpaulswooburn.org

The Walk Centre: We support The Walk Centre in Nakuru, Kenya, which helps slum-dwelling children and their families by providing education, healthcare and food aid. As well as helping with the charity’s many projects we aim to provide girls with handmade dresses, made from pillowcases, and boys with handmade shorts, made from adult t-shirts. We hold regular workshops to make dresses and shorts for the children. The next one will be on Saturday 7th January at St Mary’s. If you are interested in getting out your sewing machine please contact Sam at dressesmadewithlove@aol.co.uk.

Hire of Church Halls: For more information on any of our services or to St Mary’s Church Hall or St Paul’s Church Hall and Garden contact stpaulswooburnparishoffice@gmail.com or 01628 525512.


Christmas 2016 services for St Paul’s Church

Christmas 2016 services for St Paul’s Church        

Saturday 17th December – Messy Christmas Church in St. Paul’s Church Hall (A joint venture with St. Mark’s, Bourne End)

Sunday 18th December –    6pm Carol Service in St. Paul’s Church

Saturday 24th December – 4pm Christmas Eve Crib Service in St. Paul’s Church & 11pm Christmas Eve Midnight Communion

Sunday 25th December – Christmas Day 8am BCP

Christmas Day – 9.30am all-ages

Sunday 1st January 2017 – 9.30am Informal Holy Communion with reserved sacrament

Bourne End Charity Christmas Fun Night – 4th December

Friday 4th December 2015

Friday 4th December 2015

Bourne End Christmas Fun Night is approaching which is always a sign to me that Christmas is almost here.

The Bourne End Community Association, the Rotary Club of Cookham Bridge & various local businesses are organising this annual event. Starting at 5pm, the evening offers a wonderful start to the Christmas season with the shops in the village offering late night shopping, a bouncy castle & children’s funfair, street food, carol singers from local schools & St. Mark’s church & of course, mulled wine. Santa will be in his grotto from 5.15pm & Hall Place Vets will have animals inside the surgery for you to visit.

If you would like to get involved, please contact Kath Acres at kath.acres@spadeoakfarm.com or on 01628 531521