christmas 2016


We hope you will be able to join us this Christmas at the Vineyard as we celebrate the birth of Jesus. Being a main celebration in everyone’s calendar we want to have festive fun, but also a space to contemplate what it means for God’s son to come into the world and be a light in the darkness.

We have plenty of events happening at Stour Valley Vineyard this Christmas – we’d love to see you and your families at our festive gatherings!


Advent Bring & Share Lunch, 12-2pm, Sunday 27 November

Join us as we celebrate the start of the advent season and Jesus’ coming  by gathering together for lunch after our Sunday service.

The lunch will be held at the Delphi Centre. If you are able bring with you a savoury and sweet dish, there will be a table in the Caffe Vineyard area for you to leave your food when you arrive for the morning service. Don’t worry if you can’t bring anything with you, that’s ok, don’t worry, there will be plenty to go around.

Look forward sharing lunch with you!

Christingle Family Service, 10.30am, Sunday 11 December

Christingle 2015 (Colour Image)As we prepare for the coming of Jesus we have a special all-age Sunday morning service with crafts and carols.

Christingles are increasingly popular with schools and churches across the UK. We also have some treats in store! We hope you will be able to come and bring families and friends along.


Great Big Christmas Giveaway, 11.00am, Saturday 17 December

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAs part of being an outward-focused church we like to bless people through out the year. If you have an hour to spare, we will be out in Market Hill, Sudbury with our SVV gazebo giving away hundreds of free mince pies to Christmas shoppers. It’s a fun way to serve others and show a small act of God’s kindness in a busy, stressful period.

Bring your Santa hats or any festive hat that you may have and put a smile on someones face.

Planet Vineyard Christmas Party, Sunday 18 December

During our Sunday service on 18 December Planet Vineyard will be having their Christmas Party. There will be games and music as our children celebrate Christmas at Vineyard. There will be fun for all, we look forward to seeing you there!

GLOW – Community Carol Service, 6.30pm, Christmas Eve

Glow webpage imageJoin us for our town’s family community carol service on Christmas Eve at the Delphi Centre. Arrive from 6pm for mulled wine, soft drinks mince pies and treats. Service starts at 6.30pm.

Enjoy an evening of familiar carols, readings and drama, along with a short talk on the reason for the season – ‘the light of the world’. Let it glow! Let it glow! Let it glow!

Everyone is welcome, even if you have not been to church in years. A warm welcome awaits you.

Please note: There will be no Sunday services on Christmas Day (Sunday 25 December) and New Years Day (Sunday 1 January 2017).

We  hope you have a great christmas with lots of festive blessings!

For more details on any of our events, please contact us at the office. Invites of events are available on Sundays.

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