St Dunstan’s

Monks Risborough, Buckinghamshire, England

St Dunstan's

Special Services at St Dunstan's Church
and Owlswick Chapel

The short act of remembrance and commitment to peace at 11 am on the 11th day of each month to mark the 100th anniversary of World War One continues at the war memorial on the corner of Mill Lane until November 2018. On each occasion a single bell will be tolled 100 times beforehand at St. Dunstan's.

Addition‘al information about some of the Christmas Services at St. Dunstan's

Christingle Service, Sunday December 3rd at 10.00 am

A family friendly service for all ages without Holy Communion. The Christingle is an orange with a candle, red ribbon and sweets. The Christingle is also the symbol used by the Children's Society in promoting its work to help young people who are disadvantaged or abused.

Nine Lessons and Carols, Sunday December 17th at 6.00 pm

A traditional service of readings and carols sung by the choir, congregation and Monks Risborough School followed by refreshments.

Crib Service, Sunday December 24th at 3.00 pm

The crib is slowly brought to life with the various figures that are connected with Jesus' birth. It's a chance for young children (and adults!) to get dressed up as their favourite character in the nativity story, to sing some carols and to listen to the Christmas story being retold

Village Carol service, Sunday December 24th at 6.00 pm

An opportunity to celebrate Christmas with the singing of plenty of carols combined with readings, reflections and prayers.

First Communion of Christmas, Sunday December 24th at 11.30 pm

A special service of Communion in the still of the night that seeks to recapture the atmosphere and significance of the birth of Jesus.

Family All Age Christmas Communion, Monday December 25th at 10.00 am

A chance to celebrate the birth of Jesus in an informal but meaningful way.