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Christmas in Taunton complied by Taunton Team Chaplaincy


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Taunton Visitors Centre offer further information about events taking place locally. To view click HERE 

Find out what your local church is doing at Christmas here

Provisional of Food for Homeless or anyone who needs it over the Christmas Period.

Date   Day Time Meal Place Who
 22nd Saturday  5pm Evening Meal Salvation Army Church Street Homeless


Christmas Eve

9am-1pm Brunch Temple Methodist Church Anyone


Christmas Day

  Breakfast provided by Quakers Open Door  


Christmas Day

12-3pm Lunch Cafe Algarve  


Christmas Day

11:30-3:30 Lunch Wellsprings Chapel Anyone

Christmas Dinner Invite at Wellsprings Chapel 



Carol Services                     Christmas Eve Services               Christmas Day Services

Saturday 1st December - Taunton Choral Society are giving their biennial performance of The Messiahat 7.30 p .m at St Mary Magdalene Church.
Tickets £18/£15 + concessions. Poster is available here

Sunday 2nd December - St James Church Taunton 10:30am
Christdingle Service - A service with a twist. Poster is here

Thursday 6th Dec - Taunton Rotary Club singing Carols outside North Street Church at 7pm

Saturday 8th Dec pm- No Strings attached Puppets performing outside Chaplaincy offices - 
more details to follow

Saturday 8th December – AWAKEN worship night - Christmas @ 7:30pm

We are welcoming young adults (20s/30s) across the Taunton area to join us for carols, worship and the Christmas story at Oakwood Church in Taunton, if you go to church regularly or have never been, we can't wait to meet you! If you are a Christian we'd encourage you to bring a non-Christian friend to this event. View the event on Facebook here

Sun 9th December Creech St Michael Baptist Church - Walkabout Nativity - 10:30am
Starting from the Primary School at 10.30am (or come to the church for videolink)

Sunday 9th December - St George's Church, Billet St 4:30pm
An advent service of readings, reflections and music. Poster is available here


Tuesday 11th Dec - Business Carol Service - St James Church 6:15pm
Taunton Team Chaplaincy are holding their annual Business Carol Service at 6:15pm. The speaker will be Supt. Matt Allingham of British Transport Police who is the prioneer of Rail Responders. A creche is available and free drinks and mince pies will be provided afterwards.

Friday 14th December
Carols at Lunchtime - St John's Church, Park St
A Service of Readings and Carols led by Rev Jane Eastell with Canticle, Somerset County Council Choir. 12:45 - 1:30pm. Refreshments available

Nativity on the Green  - St. Andrew's Green, Taunton.
A family event organised by The Churches of North Taunton. Traditional carols, food and festive fun. Come and join us ! 5:45 - 7pm

Sunday 16th December
10:30am St James Church Taunton: Family Service - A Christmas Experience not to be missed.
11am St Andrews Church, West Hatch: Christingle Service
11am Halcon Baptist Church: Christmas Family Service
3pm St. George’s Church, Ruishton: Christingle Family Carol Service
4-6pm @ Queens Hall: Not So Silent Night (hosted by Living Light Christian Church & Taunton Vineyard) Free tickets via EventBrite
6.00pm St George’s Church Wilton: Traditional Carol Service
6.30pm Riverside Church: Nativity play and carols for the family, mince pies and refreshments.
6.30pm Creech St Michael Baptist Church: Carols by Candlelight

6:30pm Halcon Baptist Church: Carols by Candlelight

Monday 17th December 
: Carols around the bandstand in Vivary Park.

Saturday 22nd December
6.30pm St John's Church: The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
The Phoenix Singers lead a candlelit service 

Sunday 23rd December
10:30am St James Church Taunton: Holy Communion - Children get their own party!
11am Halcon Baptist Church: Christingle Service
4pm : Joint Benefice Carol Service at Church of the Holy Cross, Thornfalcon

Christmas Eve
4pm St. Michael’s Church, Creech St. Michael : Christingle Service
4pm St James Church Taunton: Crib Service (A magical hour for all ages)
4pm St George’s Church, Wilton: Christingle
6pm St. George’s Church, Ruishton: Crib Service
6pm Creech St Michael Baptist Church: Carols around the tree (NB time and bring your lanterns)
11:30pm St. Michael’s Church, Creech St. Michael: Midnight Communion
11:30pm St James Church Taunton: Midnight Communion
11:30pm St George’s Church, Wilton: Midnight Communion
11.00pm St John's Church:Midnight Mass - Sung Eucharist with Procession and the Blessing of the Crib

Christmas Day
8.15am Church of the Holy Cross, Thornfalcon : Holy Communion
9.30am St.George’s Church, Ruishton : Holy Communion
10.00am St George’s Church, Wilton: Family Service followed by Communion
10:00am St John's Church: Eucharist with Carols
10:30am  St James Church Taunton: Christmas Day Celebrations
10.30am Creech St Michael Baptist Church: Family Christmas Celebration. (1 hr max)


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