Advent and Christmas Services 2011

Sunday 27 November
7.00pm Advent Carol Service
A service of Advent hymns, anthems and readings from Scripture, led by the Dean, featuring the Choir of Christ Church Cathedral.
Christmas Eve, Saturday 24 December
5.00pm Family Carols
A short service with traditional Christmas Carols and an acted Christmas Story especially for families, with the Cathedral St Nicholas Children’s Choir
7.30pm Nine Lessons and Carols
A formal service with nine Bible readings interspersed with Carols and anthems, with the Cathedral Choir
11.45pm Midnight Mass
The first Eucharist of Christmas
Celebrant: The Dean of Newcastle
Preacher: The Bishop of Newcastle
Christmas Day Sunday 25 December
7.00am Eucharist (1662 Book of Common Prayer)
8.30am Orchestral Mass
with the Cathedral Choir and musicians from the Camerata
Celebrant: The Bishop of Newcastle
Preacher: The Dean of Newcastle
10.30am Eucharist
A said eucharist with Christmas hymns
no evening service