Parish Christmas Eve 24 Dec 2023 Christmas Day 25 Dec 2023 Holiday Services Jan 2024
Oxford-Cust  11pm Candlelight Service (St Andrew’s Oxford) 9.30am (St James Cust)
Upper Riccarton-Yaldhurst 5pm St Peter’s Nativity Dress-up Service 8am, 9.30am (St Peter’s), 9.30am (St Luke’s)
11.15pm Start with Carols and Candlelit midnight Mass St Peter’s
Waimate and Area 7pm Eucharist with Carols (St Mary’s at Esk Valley)
11pm Christmas Eucharist (St Augustine’s, Waimate)
Fendalton, St Barnabas 4pm Christingle Service for families 8am, 9.30am at St Barnabas Church (traditional Communion services with carols)
10.45pm “Midnight” Communion Service 10am Lifestreams in the Hall (Family Christmas Communion with carols)
St Christopher’s Avonhead 6pm Family Christmas Carol Service (Casual, welcoming all – great for kids to grand parents!) 10am Christmas Day Celebration 31 Dec, 7 & 14 Jan 10am Summer Services (Only one service these three weeks)
8.30pm Christmas Eve Christmas Carols Communion Service
11pm Christmas Eve Christmas Carols Communion Service
St Timothy’s & St James’ 8.45am Communion Service (St James’, 750 Harewood Road) 8.45am Christmas Day Communion Service (St James’, 750 Harewood Road)
10.15am Family Service (St Timothy’s, 46 Kendal Ave, Burnside) 9.30am Christmas Celebration for all Ages (St Timothy’s, 46 Kendal Ave, Burnside)
5pm Christmas Eve Fun for Families at St Timothy’s, 46 Kendal Ave, Burnside)
Anglican Church of the Epiphany 8pm Carols + readings, collection taken for the City Mission, supper in the church hall 9am Christmas Communion
Amberley 5pm Children’s Christmas Play 9.30am Christmas Eucharist
11pm Midnight Mass
Ellesmere 9.30am Nine Lessons and Carols (St John’s, Leeston) 8am Christmas Eucharist (St Mary’s Irwell) 31 Dec 9.30am Holy Communion (combined parishes) at St John’s, Leeston
9.00pm Carol singing (St James, Southbridge) 9.30am Carols, 10.00am Christmas Eucharist (St John’s Leeston)
10pm ‘Midnight Mass’ (St James, Southbridge)
Transitional Cathedral 8am Holy Eucharist, 10am Sung Eucharist 8am Holy Eucharist with Carols
6pm Christmas Recital Music: The Cathedral Choir 10am Festival Eucharist Music: The Cathedral Choir
10.15pm Carol Singing by candlelight 5pm Festal Evensong Music: The Lay Clerks & Choral Scholars of the Cathedral Choir
11pm The Midnight Eucharist Music: The Cathedral Choir
All Souls Church, 30 Church Lane, Merivale 10am Christmas Family Donkey Service, followed by a kids Christmas Party BBQ. 10am Christmas Day Service
11pm Christmas Eve Midnight Mass
The Anglican Parish of Westland 10am Eucharist (All Saints, Hokitika), 10am Eucharist (St James & St John, HariHari) 10am Eucharist (All Saints, Hokitika) 31 Dec 10am Eucharist (All Saints, Hokitika)
9pm Nine Lessons & Carols (St James, Franz Josef)
Geraldine 10.30am Communion (St Mary’s Geraldine) 9.00am Communion (St Thomas’ Woodbury)
4.00pm Christmas at Messy Church (St Mary’s Geraldine) 9.00am Communion (St Stephen’s Peel Forest)
7.00pm Carols at Pleasant Valley Hall 10.30am Communion (St Mary’s Geraldine)
St John’s Anglican Church, Highfield 8am Eucharist Service  9am Christmas Service 31 Dec 9am Eucharist Service Combined, 7 Jan (Closed), 14 Jan 9am Eucharist Service Combined, 21 Jan, 24 Jan, 28 Jan 8am & 10am.
10am Church at Caroline Bay, Timaru
5pm Nativity
11.45pm Midnight Mass
St Augustine’s, Cashmere 10am 9 Lessons & Carols Combined Service 10am Christmas Day, Combined Service All January 2024 Sundays will be one combined 10am Service.
11pm Carols in the Church
11.45pm ‘Midnight Eucharist’
Amuri Co-operating, Rotherham 7.00pm Christmas Eve, Holy Communion 9.00am Christmas Day, Holy Communion 31 Dec Guest speaker, croquet comps in the church gardens
St Martin’s & St James 4pm Families and Children Messy Church Service (St Martins/St James, 50 Lincoln Road, Spreydon) 9.00am Service of Carols and Communion
 11pm Candlelight Carols and Communion
St John’s Hororata 9.30am Christmas Day Service
Rangiora: St Martin’s, Loburn 10am Christmas Day Service
Rangiora: St Matthew’s, Fernside 7.30pm Christmas Eve Service
Rangiora: St John’s, Rangiora 4.30pm Children’s Nativity 11-11.30pm Mince pies & Carols, 11.30pm Midnight Service
Church of the Good Shepherd, Lake Tekapo 10pm Christmas communion 11am Christmas Day Service
Linwood-Aranui 7pm Service (St Chad’s, 1 Carnarvon St) 10am Christmas Service (St Ambrose, 309 Breezes Road)
St Mark’s, at Opawa-St Martins, 101 Opawa Road 11pm Midnight Eucharist 9am Family Christmas Day Eucharist
St Barnabas Woodend 9.30am One service 9.30am One service 31 Dec onwards through January 9.30am One service
4pm Christmas service
10.45pm Midnight Mass
St Michael and All Angels 8am Low Mass, 10am Solemn Mass 8am Low Mass
4pm Children Crib Service 10am Solemn Mass
11pm Carols, 11.30pm Midnight Mass
Northwest Christchurch Anglican Parish 10.30am Combined Carol Service (St Silas, 237 Main North Road, Cnr Tuckers and Main North Road, Redwood 8051) 9.30am Christmas Day Service (St David’s, 829-831 Main North Road, Belfast 8051)
8pm Christmas Eve Service (St Silas)
Halswell Prebbleton 10.30am Family Communion (St Mary’s Halswell) 10.30am Family Communion (St Mary’s Halswell)
6pm Children’s Christmas Service (St Mary’s Halswell)
9.15am Family Communion (All Saints Prebbleton) 9.15am Family Communion (All Saints Prebbleton)
4pm Children’s Christmas Service
10.30pm Carols & Communion
Hinds Co-Operating Parish 10am Carol Service (St Lukes Church, David Street, Hinds) 9.30am Christmas Service (The Whare, Coldstream Estate, Coldstream Road)
Kaiapoi 9.30am Christmas Eve Service (St Bartholomew’s Church, Cass Street, Kaiapoi) 8am Christmas Day Service (St Augustine’s Church, Island Rd, Clarkville)
7pm Christmas Day Service (St Alban’s Church, Mill Road, Ohoka) 9.30am Christmas Day Service (St Bartholomew’s Church. Cass Street, Kaiapoi)
11.30pm Midnight Service (St Bartholomew’s Church, Cass Street, Kaiapoi) 11am  Christmas Day Service (St Thomas’ Church, Sth Eyre Rd, Eyreton)
St Paul’s Papanui 8am, 10am Holy Communion Service 10am Family Communion Service 31 Dec 8am, 10am Holy Communion Service (with combined morning tea in between)
11pm Communion with Carols (10.45pm for mince pies)
Methven 10am Christmas Day Service
St Aidan’s Church, Bryndwr 8.30am Communion – Advent 4 9am Christmas Day ‘The King is born’ – Carols & Communion
10am Family Worship – Advent 4
11pm ‘The coming of Hope’ (10.30pm Drinks & nibbles)
Anglican Parish of Malvern 4pm Children’s Nativity Play (St Georges Church, Kirwee) 9.30am Christmas Service (Trinity Church, Darfield)
10.30pm Candlelight Service (Trinity Church, Darfield)
Hornby, Templeton, West Melton 7pm Christmas Eve Service (St Paul’s West Melton, 705 Weedons-Ross Road) 9am Christmas Day Service (St Saviour’s, Templeton, 50 Kirk Road)
9pm Christmas Eve Service (St Columba’s Hornby, 452 Main South Road)
New Brighton 10am Family Service (St Luke’s Church, 212 Pine Avenue, Southshore) 9am Christmas Day Service (St Faith’s Church, 46 Hawke St) January Services: 9am Every Sunday at St Andrew’s Redcliffs; Sunday 28 Jan & 4 Feb 10.30am at Nayland St Chapel, Sumner; Sunday 11 Feb 10.30am resumes at Sumner School Hall, Dryden Street – Combined Service.
9pm Candle Light Christmas Service (St Faith’s Church, 46 Hawke St)
Sumner Redcliffs 4.30pm Carols at Cave Rock, Sumner 9am Christmas Day Festive Communion (148 Main Road, Redcliffs) 31 Dec 9am New Year’s Eve (St Andrew’s Church, Redcliffs)
8pm Carols by Candlelight (87 Nayland Street)
10pm Carols by Candlelight (87 Nayland Street)
St Nicholas 9.30am Christmas Eve Service 9.30am Christmas Day Service
Lincoln 9.30am Christmas Day Communion (St Mark’s, Greenpark)
6pm Christingle Service (St Stephen’s, Lincoln) 10am Christmas Day Communion (St Stephen’s, Lincoln)
10pm Christmas Eve Communion
9.30am Christmas Carols with Rolleston Brass Band (Church of the Resurrection, Rolleston) 9.30am Christmas Day (Church of the Resurrection, Rolleston)
9am Christmas Day Communion (St Mary’s, Springston)
10am Christmas Day Communion (St Paul’s Tai Tapu)
Mayfield Mt Somers Parish 10am Christmas Eucharist (St Aidan’s Church, Mt Somers)
Akaroa 5pm Carols (St Luke’s, Little Akaroa) 10am Family Service (St Peter’s, Akaroa)
5pm Carols and Readings (St Andrew’s, Le Bons Bay) 10.30am Carols and Readings (Pigeon Bay)
11pm Christmas Communion (St Peter’s, Akaroa)
Ashburton 8am Fourth Sunday of Advent – Love (St Stephen’s, 64 Park St) 10am Christmas Carols and Communion (St Stephen’s, 64 Park St) 31 Dec 10am Parish Communion (St Stephen’s, 64 Park St)
7pm All Age Christmas Nativity Service (St Stephen’s, 64 Park St)
9pm Christmas Carols and Communion followed by supper (St Andrew’s, 151 Thomson St, Tinwald)
11.15pm “Midnight” Carols and Communion (St Stephen’s, 64 Park St)