On the evening of 25 November, the Church of England will officially launch national resources to support your church in spreading the ‘At the heart of Christmas’ theme.

Your church is encouraged to join in by sharing an invite to your Advent and Christmas events on social media, using the ‘#AtTheHeartOfChristmas’ and tagging @TheChurchOfEngland in your posts. They’ll be resharing posts on their channels from 6.45pm.

You can decorate your social media using their free social media templates, or view our Advent and Christmas 2021 resources for inspiration.

Advent and Christmas events happening across our diocese include;

Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral will host a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service on the afternoon of Christmas Eve, with information available here. Prior to its Christmas Eve Midnight Eucharist, with booking information here.

Christmas Day will see a number of services grace Durham Cathedral, including early Holy Communion and Matins, a Sung Eucharist and an Evensong. You can learn more here.

For information on festive events happening at Durham Cathedral, click here.

For more information on Advent and Christmas services and events in your area, visit A Church Near You and search for your local church.

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