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Advent and Christmas 

Scroll down for information about Carol and other services throughout December.
This years Advent Reflections series at St Mary's is called "Waiting". It starts on Thursday 29 November and takes place each week starting at 12.15 for 12.30 with soup and bread.  Click this link for the leaflet. /Publisher/File.aspx?ID=218203   

You can read our website reflections and find a summary of last year's St Mary's Advent series below. 


See our series of website reflections below
Reflection one "God our strength and comfort" is
Reflection two " Be still" is here
Reflection three is an Advent Prayer here, reminding us of Christ the living Word who comes amongst us.
Reflection four  This is True, God with Us is here.  

The St Mary's "Little Town, Big Story" series of  Advent reflections ran last year.  

You can find a summary of the first two reflections by following the links to Little Town and Christ is born of Mary.
You can follow a link to a summary of the third reflection How silently, how silently and find a leaflet about the last reflection and Carols for the High Street on 21 December The great glad tidings - with Russ Parker and Katie Thomas.


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Carols and Christmas Day Services

There are lots of opportunities to sing carols throughout December, on weekdays, Saturday and Sunday! See times of some town centre church carol and other Christmas services on the calendar. Follow the links to find information about services at the cathedral 

Information about services at St Mary's can be found at htsmguildford.org and guildfordmethodist.org

Information about other carol and Christmas services and carols at Church of England churches can be found on the Church of England website www.achurchnearyou.com

Information about Christmas services at the four churches of the Roman Catholic parish of Guildford can be found at www.cpg.church/christmas.html 

A website with links to other Guildford churches can be found here.  

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Come back for more information about our possible repeat of the popular New Years Eve event.
For the last two years St Mary's has been open again for you to reflect and pray, and make New Year resolutions in Guildford's oldest building.

Music, Angels and Epiphany 

Many churches have concerts between Christmas and the New Year, and the first weeks of the New Year, including Holy Trinity. Check their websites for more information.