Christmas for you

At the heart of Christmas

We are pleased to bring you a full programme of Christmas services this year. From the contemporary to the traditional, the young to the young at heart, we have something for everyone so please do join us and put yourself at the heart of Christmas.

To view the services across the Parish arranged by date, click here. To view the services specific to each church, click on one of the links below.

Demand for Christmas services may be high and we still have a reduced capacity so some services will be ticketed. Any ticketed event will have a link next to it taking you to the page where you can book.

Christmas services across the Parish arranged by date

Sunday 28 November

  • 3pm at St John the Baptist: Light in the Darkness (All-age event in the churchyard. Carols, Christingles, refreshments. Please bring gifts for One Can Trust)
  • 5.30pm at All Saints Marlow: Advent Carols (A special choral service as this season of preparation begins)

Sunday 5 December

  • 5pm at St Mary’s: Christingle Service (All-age service with carols, readings and Christingles, followed by refreshments)

Sunday 12 December

  • 4pm: Christingle Service at All Saints Marlow(All-age service with carols, Christingles and fun)
  • 5pm at The Chapel: Christmas Comfort (A peaceful, reflective service for those who might find Christmas difficult)
  • 6.30pm at All Saints Marlow: Contemporary Carols (Informal service, refreshments from 6.15pm)

Sunday 19 December

  • 5pm at All Saints Bisham: Nine Lessons and Carols (With refreshments)
  • 5pm at St Mary’s: Christmas Carols at St Mary’s (Readings, carols, mulled wine and mince pies with music from Marlow Minims)
  • 6pm at St John the Baptist: Nine Lessons and Carols (Followed by mulled wine and mince pies)
  • 5pm [book ticket] and 7pm [book ticket] at All Saints Marlow: Carols by Candlelight (A traditional service of lessons and carols with mulled wine and mince pies)

Christmas Eve, Friday 24 December

  • 2.30pm [book ticket], 3.45pm [book ticket] and 5pm [book ticket] at All Saints Marlow: Crib Services (All-age fun. Come as a nativity character or as you are!)
  • 3pm at All Saints Bisham: Crib Service
  • 3pm and 4.30pm at St John the Baptist: Crib Services
  • 4pm and 5pm at St Mary’s: Crib Services (All-age fun around the crib. Come dressed as a nativity character or as you are!)
  • 11pm at All Saints Marlow: Midnight Communion
  • 11.30pm at St John the Baptist: Midnight Communion

Christmas Day, Saturday 25 December

  • 9.15am at All Saints Marlow: Christmas Day Holy Communion
  • 9.30am at All Saints Marlow: Christmas Day Communion
  • 10.30am at The Chapel: Christmas Day Service
  • 10.59am at All Saints Marlow: All-Age Christmas Day Celebration
  • 11am at St John the Baptist: Family Christmas Day Communion

Sunday 2 January

  • 11am at St John the Baptist: Carols of Praise

Christmas services across the Parish arranged by church

All Saints Marlow

Sunday 28 November

  • 5.30pm: Advent Carols (A special choral service as this season of preparation begins)

Sunday 12 December

  • 4pm: Christingle Service (All-age service with carols, Christingles and fun)
  • 6.30pm: Contemporary Carols (Informal service, refreshments from 6.15pm)

Sunday 19 December

  • 5pm [book ticket] and 7pm [book ticket]: Carols by Candlelight (A traditional service of lessons and carols with mulled wine and mince pies)

Christmas Eve, Friday 24 December

Christmas Day, Saturday 25 December

  • 9.15am: Christmas Day Holy Communion
  • 10.59am: All-Age Christmas Day Celebration

All Saints Bisham

Sunday 19 December

  • 5pm: Nine Lessons and Carols (With refreshments)

Christmas Eve, Friday 24 December

  • 3pm: Crib Service

Christmas Day, Saturday 25 December

  • 9.30am: Christmas Day Communion

Lantern Community Church, Marlow Bottom

Sunday 5 December

  • 5pm: Christingle Service at St Mary’s (All-age service with carols, readings and Christingles, followed by refreshments)

Sunday 12 December

  • 5pm: Christmas Comfort at The Chapel (A peaceful, reflective service for those who might find Christmas difficult)

Sunday 19 December

  • 5pm: Christmas Carols at St Mary’s (Readings, carols, mulled wine and mince pies with music from Marlow Minims)

Christmas Eve, Friday 24 December

  • 4pm and 5pm: Crib Services at St Mary’s (All-age fun around the crib. Come dressed as a nativity character or as you are!)

Christmas Day, Saturday 25 December

  • 10.30am: Christmas Day Service at The Chapel

St John the Baptist, Little Marlow

Sunday 28 November

  • 3pm: Light in the Darkness (All-age event in the churchyard. Carols, Christingles, refreshments. Please bring gifts for One Can Trust)

Sunday 19 December

  • 6pm: Nine Lessons and Carols (Followed by mulled wine and mince pies)

Christmas Eve, Friday 24 December

  • 3pm and 4.30pm: Crib Services
  • 11.30pm: Midnight Communion

Christmas Day, Saturday 25 December

  • 11am: Family Christmas Day Communion

Sunday 2 January

  • 11am: Carols of Praise