Our series of Christmas services for 2018 starts with Unwrapped, an alternative look at Christmas, on Friday 14th December at 7.00 p.m. at St Martin’s in Mill Road while, on Sunday 16th December, we have Carols at Christmas, with traditional carols and readings, at 6.30 p.m. at the Parish Church.

St Martin's hosts Christmas Café Church at 10.30 on Sunday 23rd December and, on Christmas Eve, we have our very popular Christingle Services - two of them this year - at 2.30 p.m. and 4.30 p.m. in the Parish Church. (Please note that numbers are strictly limited to 450 at each service.) Also on Christmas Eve there's the traditional Midnight Communion, starting at 11.00 p.m. in the Parish Church.

Finally, on Christmas Day, there are two services at the Parish Church: a traditional Christmas Communion at 9.00 a.m. and an All-Age Celebration for Christmas Day at 10.45 a.m. Everyone is welcome, and we look forward to seeing you.

  pdf Download an invitation postcard (870 KB) for yourself, or to use with your friends and family.

We're having two Christingle services again this year.  They're both on Christmas Eve in the Parish Church. The first starts at 2.30 p.m. and the second at 4.30 p.m. Doors open half-an-hour before the service starts and, to keep things safe and enjoyable for everyone, numbers are strictly limited to 450 at each service. These are simple services, suitable for all ages, to celebrate the Christmas story, and we invite you bring the children (or come yourself) dressed as shepherds, Wise Men, angels or farm animals so that we can re-enact the story of the first Christmas. See you there?! pdf Download an invitation postcard with further details (138 KB) for yourself, or to use with your friends and family.

Unwrapped, an alternative look at Christmas, takes place on Friday 14th December at 7.00 p.m. at St Martin’s in Mill Road.  Why not come along, enjoy a visit from Cromer Gospel Choir and bring a friend so that you can both explore Christmas through a different lens this year!  pdf Download an invitation postcard (207 KB)  for yourself or to use with your family and friends. pdf
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Sunday 9th December - The 2nd Sunday of Advent

Father in heaven, who sent your Son to redeem the world and will send him again to be our judge: give us grace so to imitate him in the humility and purity of his first coming that, when he comes again, we may be ready to greet him with joyful love and firm faith; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Almighty God, purify our hearts and minds, that when your Son Jesus Christ comes again as judge and saviour we may be ready to receive him, who is our Lord and our God. Amen.

More Advent prayer resources and ideas can be found here.

The next Church Prayer Night takes place on Monday 3rd December at St Martin’s between 7.45 p.m. and 9.15 p.m. and everyone is welcome. Prayer Night offers the opportunity for the Cromer Church family to explore prayer together in a range of styles, and to pray for the world, for the church, for our community, for families, for individuals and for each other.  Please get the dates in your diary, and come along.