Although we weren’t able to hold our usual candlelit carol service on Christmas Eve in 2020, that didn’t stop us going online and broadcasting our first YouTube service. Watch it again here.
St Columba’s United Reformed Church, North Shields Christmas Eve Carols by Candlelight Image: St Columba’s by Candlelight (photo by MH) Thursday 24 December at 6.30 p.m. www.live.stcolumbas-urc.org.uk/christmaseve Join our annual carol service, this year filmed at the church in its usual candlelit setting, including a mixture of carols on video and live music, plus readings […]
Our Christmas Eve service of carols and lessons by candlelight was well-attended, with many family members and others visiting. The flickering glow of nearly a hundred candles lent a special atmosphere to the evening worship, along with well-known Christmas readings and carols. Our Minister invited us to reflect on the roles of angels and shepherds […]
A smaller congregation gathered at St Columba’s on Christmas morning to light the fifth candle in our Advent wreath, and celebrate the birth of our Saviour, Jesus Christ. We sang some Christmas Day carols, showed some presents, played pass the parcel, and remembered in prayer those for whom Christmas may be a difficult time. […]
On Christmas Eve, the candlelit church was packed, with a good number in the gallery. We enjoyed a service of Christmas carols, readings, prayers and reflections, with many of our young people and some our seniors taking part. A collection was taken for a local charity, the East End Youth & Community Centre. It was […]