Services & Events
Christmas Open House Invitations - 15th & 16th Dec
Everyone is welcome to drop in for Christmas snacks and warm drinks to Nick & Christine's home [The Vicarage] Fri 15th 7.00-10.00pm or Sat 16th 3.00-6.00pm. Come for as long or short as you want.
Sunday Club Nativity - Sun 17th Dec, 11am in church
The Sunday Club Nativity is on 17th Dec, everyone is welcome so please invite family and friends to come and watch. This Sunday (3rd Dec) the children will be given their parts and on 10th Dec the children will practice during the service and for a short while afterwards.
St Hugh’s Carol Service - Sun 17th Dec, 4pm
Come along to our Carol Service at St Hugh’s Church, Cockernhoe where the children from Cockernhoe School Choir will be singing. The service will be followed by drinks & mince pies.
St Francis Carol Service - Sun 17th Dec, 7pm
Join us for our Carol Service in church which will be followed by mulled wine and mince pies.
St Francis Stay & Play Christmas Party - Mon 18th Dec, 1pm in the hall
If you are a parent/carer/grandparent of a child 0-4 you are warmly invited to the party. Children are invited to dress up and there will be a Nativity, crafts, games & snacks. So we have an idea of numbers please let Christine or the office know if you plan to come.
Airport Carol Singing - Thurs 21st Dec, 8pm-10pm
Pop your name down at the back if you want to go along, we’ll meet in the church car park at 7pm. Please indicate if you can give a lift.
Christingle - Sun 24th Dec, 3pm
A special family-friendly service, giving each child the opportunity to ‘build’ a Christingle, with an orange, a lighted candle, a red ribbon & sweets, each part a symbol of the Christian faith. Followed by refreshments
Midnight Holy Communion - Sun 24th Dec, 11.15pm
As Christmas Eve moves into Christmas Day do come and join us for a special Holy Communion service.
Christmas Day All Age Worship - Mon 25th Dec, 10am
Join us on Christmas Day to celebrate the birth of Jesus! Don't forget to bring your favourite present to show everyone! A short HC will follow.
Mince Pies for our Carol Service
Any donations towards mince pies for our Carol Service on Sun 17th Dec at 7pm will be gratefully received. Add your name to the list at the back of church. Thank you.
Men’s Keep Fit
Keep Fit has now finished until after Christmas, recommencing on Friday 5th January.
Do you have any Jewels, Beads & Buttons?
For one of the Stay & Play Christmas crafts they need (fingernail size) jewels, beads & buttons, if you have any that you could donate please pass them onto Christine or pop them in the office, thank you.
If you decided to increase your planned giving next year, please remember to amend your standing order at the bank or contact the Parish Giving Scheme (direct debit payments). The contact details for PGS are telephone 01452 835595 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you require any further information about planned giving please contact Paula Cardy. Thank you for your continued support.
Do you have a son aged 14-18? Griffin Explorer Scout Unit have spaces available now! For more info, pls contact their leader Ian, on 07899 092954. The unit is based in Stopsley and meet each Monday evening.
St. Francis Parish Church, Carteret Road, Luton. LU2 9JZ. Tel 01582 451132 (Parish Office)
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The church office is open Mondays 9.15am-3.15pm Tuesdays 9.30am-12.30pm Wednesdays & Thursdays 9.30am-3.00pm