Dates for Christmas Services & Events


Nativity Treasure Hunt ... from Saturday 11th December, 4.00pm

Follow the free nativity trail around the church front gardens and claim your prize from the Treasure Chest! Open until Christmas.

Advent Messy Church .... Sunday 12th December, 4.00 - 6.00pm 

Children and their parents are invited for an afternoon of  Christmas themed celebrations. So join us for fun activities,   friendship, food & faith. Booking essential. This is now fully booked and there is a waiting list.  

Nativity from Scratch .... Sunday 19th December, 10.30am  

Children are invited to come dressed as a character from the Nativity story and to help tell the story of the birth of Jesus. Costumes will also be available on the day. An ideal celebration of Christmas for families with young children.

Carol Service by Candlelight ...Sun 19th December, 6.30pm  

Mulled wine and minced pies afterwards.

Carols at the Outdoor Crib ... Tuesday 21st December, 7.30pm  

Join us as we gather outside St Matthew’s to sing your favourite carols, accompanied by Yiewsley & West Drayton Band. A great way to get into the Christmas mood. Enjoy warm      refreshments afterwards!  These will be served outside in view of the current situation with Covid. 

Christingle & Crib Service ... Christmas Eve,  4.00pm  

For all ages. Come and receive a ‘Christingle’ orange,  symbolising the meaning of Christmas. A great way to start your Christmas celebrations, whatever your age. Booking essential. Please book for the Christingle Service on Eventbrite HERE

Midnight Mass ... Christmas Eve, 11.30pm 

Also livestreamed to St Matthew’s YouTube Channel. 

All Age Christmas Communion ...   Christmas Day, 10.30am

An informal service for Christmas Day.  Children can bring their new toys!  Also livestreamed to St Matthew’s YouTube Channel.  (There is no service taking place on Boxing day)

 New Year All Age Service .... Sunday 2nd January, 10.30am