Junior Church at 10am each Sunday (except 1st Sunday of the month and school holidays)
All children aged 3+ are welcome to come to the Windhill Churches Centre just before 10am to share in a short worship and activities before returning to church just before Communion is taken.  There is also an activity for older children in the Lady Chapel, during the sermon, plus a creche at the back of the church for the smallest children.

Carols at Christmas, 6:30pm, Saturday 9th December
The Herts & Essex High School presents a concert of music and readings.  Refreshments afterwards, with proceeds to the church and another charity.

Carols and Candlelight, 3:30pm, Sunday 10th December
An informal carol service, in collaboration with Daniel Robinson and Sons.  All welcome, but especially those who have experienced bereavement in the past year or so.  Free tickets from Daniel Robinsons.

Carols by Candlelight, 7pm, Thursday 14th December
Birchwood High School invites you to share in their service of carols, music, readings and prose.  Refreshments afterwards.  A retiring collection will all be donated to the work of the church.

Mums of St Michael’s Prayer & Fellowship Group, 15th December
Being a mum can be tough.  Trade your anxiety for hope, joy and peace in a friendly, prayerful environment.  Every other Friday in the WCC, next on 15th December. Coffee at 9am; 9:15 start.

Churches Together Carol Singing in Jackson Square, 15th December
Friday 15th December from 4-6pm at the top of the travelators in Jackson Square.   The Bishop’s Stortford Band will accompany the singers.  More singers and/or brass players most welcome!  We are raising money for the Winter Night Shelter.

Christmas Services at St Michael’s
Service of Nine Lessons and Carols – 6pm, Sunday 17th December
The Blessing of the Christmas Crib – 3:30pm, Christmas Eve

A service particularly for younger children and their families;
children may come dressed as a character from the Nativity
‘Midnight Service’ of Holy Communion, 10:30 for 11pm, Christmas Eve
The Church Choir sings carols by candlelight at 10:30pm before the service starts at 11pm.
Christmas Day Services, 8am and 10am
We have Holy Communion at 8am then Parish Communion for Christmas is at 10am, a family service with carols and celebration!

Company at Christmas, Christmas Day
We need 1 more cook to cook for us on Christmas Day, can anyone assist?  We also need drivers on the day (quite a number of our usual drivers are unable to help, call Frieda if you can help: 507138).  Finally, we only have our minimum number of helpers on Christmas Day so we would be grateful to hear from anybody else who may be interested in joining us on the day.  Speak to Mione on 656634.

Handbell Concert 6th Jan 2018

Handbell Concert, Saturday 6th January, 7pm
Broxbourne Handbell Ringers have rung handbells for 40 years, some with National and International teams. They will be performing an evening of music from a repertoire of handbell fanfares, Christmas, Epiphany and well known tunes. Tickets £7. The ticket price includes a glass of wine or soft drink. Proceeds in support of St Michael’s Bell Tower. Tickets available from the church office, Tourist Information Centre and on the door. Further information: Please contact Dick Prime tel: 01279 657867

Company on Sunday Lunch, next on 4th February
Please note that there will be no Company on Sunday lunch in January; the next lunch is on Sunday 4th February.