Over the years St. Andrew and St. Peter’s church has provided solace and inspiration for many thousands of Blofield parishioners and visitors. Now we begin our project of developing a community area in the building which we hope will encourage all to love and enjoy our church as much as we do.

Christmas Services and Events at our Churches

You are warmly invited to all of our Christmas services and events, details of which are provided below:

Sunday 27th November 4 pm, Advent Carol Service at Hemblington
A service looking forward to Christmas with Advent carols and readings.

Friday 9th December from 8.15 pm, Carol Singing at Heathlands, Blofield Heath

Monday 12th December 6.30 pm, Blofield School Carol Concert at Blofield
Everyone is welcome to join the children from Blofield School at their carol service.

Thursday 15th December from 6.30 pm, Family Carol Singing outside the Kings Head, Blofield.

Sunday 18th December 11 am, Family Christmas Carol Service at Blofield
A festive mix of readings and carols.

Sunday 18th December 4 pm, Christmas Carol Service at Hemblington
A mixture of readings, old and new, light hearted and traditional, interspersed with well known carols plus music from the Hemblington School Band.

Sunday 18th December 6.30 pm, Christmas Carol Service at North Burlingham

Christmas Eve 4 pm, Christingle at Blofield
A wonderful way to begin the Christmas festivities, especially suitable for children.

Christmas Eve 10 pm, Midnight in Bethlehem at Hemblington
Following the success of this service last year, we are holding it again this year.

Christmas Eve 11.30 pm, Midnight Communion at Blofield

Christmas Day 8 am, Holy Communion at Blofield

Christmas Day 9 am, Family Service at Hemblington
A joint service with North Burlingham taken by Revd. Canon Judith Wilson.

Christmas Day 10.30 am, Family Service at Blofield
Christmas morning celebration for All the Family.

West End Café

Each Wednesday there is a warm welcome from 10.15 am at our West End Café with hot drinks, cakes, cookies and companionship. Do come along then or join us also for the 9.30 am mid-week communion service which precedes the café.

Please note that there will be no Café on Wednesday 28th December.

“Play Church” Toddler Group

Our Play Church group is every Wednesday from 1 pm until 3 pm during school term time. Parents, grandparents and carers are all welcome to come and join this successful and friendly toddler group while the children learn in a welcoming, safe and well-resourced setting. Activities provided are appropriate for all preschool aged children. There are refreshments for the adults and healthy snacks and drinks for the children. There is no charge but we do have a donation bowl if you wish to contribute. For more information please contact Yvonne on 715213 or Barbara on 714519.

The last session for this term is Wednesday 14th December. We will be back again on the 11th January 2017.

Making Christingles for our Christmas Eve Service

Fun for all ages. We need your help please to transform oranges into Christingles. Do come along to Blofield Church on Friday December 23rd at 2 pm. There will be oranges, sweets and fruits, ribbon and candles to assemble and many hands will make light and sociable work of it.

Anglian Singers Concert

Don’t miss a concert by the Anglian Singers at 7.30 pm on Friday 2nd December in Blofield Church. A mixture of music from Beatles to Mozart, Elgar, Rutter and others with a Christmas theme after the interval. Tickets £6 at the door include seasonal refreshments.

Christmas Extravaganza

It’s the time of year to start thinking of shopping for Christmas gifts. We have lots of ideas for you at our “Christmas Extravaganza” day when Blofield Church will host a colourful array of stalls.

There will be quality cakes and a galaxy of gifts for sale. Browse the varied crafts stalls with perfect presents for Christmas including Phoenix cards; retro kitchen wear; pretty patchwork; jewellery; stationery items, trays, mugs, etc. all at very competitive prices. Seasonal refreshments will be available in our West End café. Here you can relax with seasonal food and drinks and why not stay for lunch too?

For the children there will be crafty activities and the chance to meet Santa in his snow house.
So do join us on Saturday November 26th from 10.30 am until 2 pm. Entry is free of charge.