On the first Christmas God’s light shone into the darkness of this world. Our prayer for you this Christmas time is that you would know the joy and hope of that same light that is found in the Lord Jesus Christ.
We’d love to welcome you at our 2021 Christmas services. Further information on those services and can be found below. We also have links to various activities and resources for over the Christmas period. We also run a free course, exploring why the message of Christmas is good news for all people. You can discover more about the course by following our Christianity Explored link.
Sunday 19th December 4pm
Join us in the grounds of Little Paxton Primary School for our annual outdoor carols and lessons service.
Little Paxton Primary School
Unfortunately we are unable to livestream the carol service this year but hopefully you can join us in person.
Due to darker evenings we are providing digital song sheets for the Carol Service. We recommend using them on a phone or tablet to provide additional lighting but you can also print the carol sheets off if you wish.
The Digital Carol Sheet is now available – please use the link below
- For those walking, please enter by the main double gates into the playground.
- For those driving the car park will be open and steward will show you how to get to the event.
Christmas Day Service
Friday 25th December 10.30am
Join us Christmas morning for an all-age Christmas celebration.
Little Paxton Primary School
ACTIVITIES & RESOURCES
Stuck for something to do over the Christmas holidays? Children getting restless? Below you will find a mixture of activities and recourses from Kingfisher and other groups designed to be used over the Christmas period. This page will be updated periodically, so keep checking back to see if something new has been added.
Bumpkins Bedtime Stories
Join Tash for some bed time stories for pre-school aged children. Thank you to 10ofthose for permission to use their books. If you’re interested in purchasing one of the books head over to 10ofthose website.
You can watch the playlist via the video below.
Online Christmas Bake-Along
Join us in our online bake-along designed for all-ages, but especially little ones, for an easy to make tasty Christmas treat. Lizzie will be taking us through step by step how to make some delicious Christmas Crinkle Cookies.
The video is online from Christmas 2020 and so you can join in at your convenience, just make sure you have the necessary ingredients listed below.
For Christmas Crinkle Cookies, you will need:
- 60g cocoa powder
- 200g caster sugar
- 60ml vegetable oil
- 2 large eggs
- 180g plain flour
- 1tsp baking powder
- 2 oranges
- 2tsp mixed spice
- 1tsp cinnamon
- 50g icing sugar
- Mixing bowl and spoon
- Baking tray
- Grater (to zest the orange)
- Baking paper to line the tray
Online DIY Christingles
How can an orange tell a story? Join us for our DIY Christingle event that takes you through the different parts of a Christingle and discover the story that is told.
The video is online from Christmas 2020 so you can join in at your convenience just make sure you have the necessary items as listed below.
You will need:
- Candle (You can just use a birthday candle)
- 4 cocktail sticks
- Some dried fruit or sweets
- Red ribbon
Advent Thought for the Week
A selection of short videos by Rich for the advent season. A new video will be released each week in the run up to Christmas. You can watch the playlist via the video below.
What Kind of Christmas are You?
The Birth of Jesus Animation
The Bible Project is a A non-profit animation studio helping people experience the Bible as a unified story that leads to Jesus. Here is their animation that takes you through the birth of Jesus from the first two chapters of Luke’s Gospel.
Is Christmas Unbelievable?
In these short videos Rebecca McLaughlin covers some of the questions raised in her book ‘Is Christmas Unbelievable?’ If you are local to the Little Paxton area and would like a free copy of the book please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for some festive music? Below are links to some Christmas songs by various Christian artists. Many of the pages give you an option to listen to the music online or to purchase the album.
Duggie Dug Dug
Original Christmas songs for children with actions Click Here
Resound Worship Christmas Album
Original Christmas Songs Click Here
Sovereign Grace Prepare Him Room
A mixture of traditional and original Christmas songs Click Here
FREE Course 2022
Christianity Explored is a relaxed and informal 7 week course. It is an opportunity to explore Jesus’ claims about himself by exploring the Gospel of Mark – a first century account written by one of the earliest followers of Jesus.
Each week there’s a short video presentation and time is given to explore the text and ask questions. You can say as much or as little as you like and no prior knowledge of the Bible is required.
To find out more or to register your interest please contact us on: email@example.com
You can view the video presentation from week one below