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Christmas Services You Can Join

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ADELONG
  • Sunday 20 December – St Alban’s Westbrook 2.00pm.
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – St Peter’s Mundarlo 5pm
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – St Paul’s Adelong 7:30pm
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – St Mark’s Tarcutta 10.00am

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BATEMANS BAY

Batemans Bay Christmas services will be limited to the main centre at 6 Herarde St due space limitations.

Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December 

  • 7.30pm Family Gathering, without Communion. The first 80 people will be seated inside and the next up-to-60 outside in an enclosed grassed area seating with pegolas
  • 10.30pm Traditional Communion

Christmas Day Friday 25 December

  • 8am Holy Communion  – The first 80 people will be seated inside and the next up-to-60 outside in an enclosed grassed area seating with pegolas
  • 10am Holy Communion – The first 80 people will be seated inside and the next up-to-60 outside in an enclosed grassed area seating with pegolas

All services will use recorded music/carols without communal singing and the liturgy will be displayed on TV screens to follow along/ participate. There are no livestreamed services, however, our radio slot on 2 EARFM 107.5 FM on Sunday 27 December will have a Christmas message.

Communion is served with wafers and individual disposable cups.

Pre-registration is not required, but contact details of all attending will be required to be collected.

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BINDA

BRAIDWOOD
  • Sunday 20 December – 7pm 9 Lessons & Carols Service, St Andrew’s Braidwood  
  • Sunday 20 December – 11am Christmas Holy Communion, St Paul’s Ballalaba
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 6pm Carols & Pageant, St Andrew’s Braidwood
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9am Christmas Day Holy Communion, St Andrew’s Braidwood
  • Sunday 27 December – No services will be held this Sunday.
  • Wednesday 30 December – 10 am Holy Communion (1927 Prayer book), St Andrew’s Braidwood  

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CARTWRIGHT MISSION DISTRICT

St Edmund’s Gunning

  • Sunday 6th December – 9am Praise, Prayer & Proclamation
  • Sunday 13th December – 9am Communion
  • Sunday 20th December – 9am Morning Prayer/Carol Service
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9am Communion
  • Sunday 27th December – No Worship Service today
  • Sunday 3rd January, 2021 – 9am Praise, Prayer & Proclamation

St Edmund’s Church and Hall are COVID-19 safe areas therefore we will begin taking everyone’s temperature as they enter St Edmund’s Church or Hall with a Temporal Thermometer. The use of hand sanitizer is mandatory. This practice is for the protection of everyone. We thank you for your patience and understanding.

COBARGO

Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December

  • Quaama – 6.00pm service. Location TBA
  • Carols at Cobargo – (Combined Churches) 8pm in the park
  • Midnight Mass – 11.00pm at Christ Church Cobargo

Christmas Day Friday 25 December

  • All Saints’ Bermagui – 7.30am (Bookings needed, please call Nancy on 0428 933 136 or 6493 3136).
  • All Saints’ Bermagui – 9am (Bookings needed, please call Nancy on 0428 933 136 or 6493 3136).

Sunday 27 December

  • All Saints’ Bermagui – 8am
  • Quaama – 10am in the School of Arts Hall

Wednesday 30 December

  • Christ Church Cobargo – Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving – 7pm
  • All Night Vigil till 9am​

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COOTAMUNDRA
  • Wednesday 23 December – Traditional Christmas Communion 10am
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 5pm and 7pm Kids & Family Interactive service “The Very Good News of Christmas”. Activities before the service at 4:30pm and 6:30pm to make your puppet for the service
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – Traditional Service 8am
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – Contemporary Family Service 10am (Bookings Essential)
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – Wallendbeen Traditional Service 8am

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL FOR ALL KIDS & FAMILY SERVICES BY WEBSITE, FACEBOOK OR PHONE

 

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F5 REFRESH MINISTRIES

Sunday 20 December – 5pm Outdoor Christmas Service in the grounds of Christ Church West Goulburn.

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GUNGAHLIN
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 6pm outside at Burgmann Anglican School, The Valley Ave, Gungahlin.
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9am outside at Burgmann Anglican School, Chiesa St, Forde – in the courtyard area behind Heyward Hall.

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HOLBROOK
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 5:00pm at Cookardinia Church
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 7:30pm at Woomargama Church
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9:00am at St Paul’s Church Holbrook.

COVID restrictions apply.

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JUNEE

Details to come.

MANUKA & RED HILL

Christmas Liturgies at St Paul’s Manuka 

Due to pandemic restrictions it is essential to register to attend a Christmas liturgy this year. Click on the service below to book.  We ask that you only book to attend one service.

Christmas Eve, Thursday 24 December

Christmas Day, Friday 25 December

Our renowned Service of Lessons and Carols will be available via our Youtube Channel this year and will be available to download from 22 December.

Our Christmas Eve Midnight Mass and Christmas Day Eucharist will be livestreamed and available for replay, also on our Youtube Channel. Youtube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD3NPwNPYQpX7IiNoJiaPxw

Christmas at St David’s Red Hill

To register for the St David’s 9.30am Christmas Day service please email stdavids@stpaulsmanuka.org.au or text/phone to Duncan Anderson on 0429 327 385 or Robert Goodrick on 0417 460 712.

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MURRUMBURRAH-HARDEN

Details to come.

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PEARCE

Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – All-age Carols Service, 6.00 pm.

Pre-book attendance online via: trybooking.com/BMYZF

Christmas Day Friday 25 December –  Traditional Service, 9.30 am

Registration onsite for all services requires the ‘CBR check in app’.

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SAPPHIRE COAST

Sunday 20 December

  • 10am St John’s Eden Holy Communion – outdoor service with carols, some seating provided or bring your own rug
  • 4pm Christ Church Pambula The story of Christmas with readings, carols and music and Holy Communion

Christmas Day Friday 25 December

  • 9am St Clement’s Merimbula Holy Communion, limited seating with overflow in the annexe
  • 10.30am St John’s Eden Holy Communion – outdoor service with carols, some seating provided or bring your own rug.

As we still have limited capacity in our churches, we’re asking people to book in advance for all services by 4pm Saturday 19 December by leaving a message with name/s and phone number and the date/service wishing to attend on 02 6495 4353 or email details to scaparish@bigpond.com

An all age Christmas service of readings and carols posted on the parish youtube channel from 19 December:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6oej72T-67wTnUvylOVdsA

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SOUTH TUGGERANONG

This year, you can select which Christmas service to attend based around how comfortable you are with singing in a public group. The options are:

  • Sunday 20 December – 7pm 9 lessons and carols (singing)
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 6pm Kids’ service (singing)
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 11pm Midnight Communion (limited singing)
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 8am Holy Communion (no singing)
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 10am Holy Communion (singing)

NB. Bookings required! (www.smiv.org

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TARALGA

Details to come.

TUMUT
  • Sunday 20 December – 9.00am Holy Communion at All Saints’ Tumut
  • Sunday 20 December – 10.30am Family Service at All Saints’ Tumut
  • Sunday 20 December – 5.00pm Christmas Service (Holy Communion) at Holy Advent Tumorrama
  • Thursday 24 December – 5.00pm Family Christmas Service at All Saints’ Tumut
  • Thursday 24 December – 7.30pm Christmas Service (Holy Communion) at St Paul’s Talbingo
  • Thursday 24 December – 9.00pm Holy Communion at All Saints’ Tumut
  • Friday 25 December – 9.00am Holy Communion at All Saints’ Tumut
  • Sunday 27 December – 9.30am Holy Communion at All Saints’ Tumut

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WEST GOULBURN
  • Wednesday 23 December – 6pm ‘Make Room for the Manger this Christmas’ starting at 5pm with a Sausage Sizzle in the grounds of Christ Church West Goulburn.
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 8.30am Christmas Day Eucharist

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YASS VALLEY

Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9am at St Clement’s Yass

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AINSLIE

Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve

Thursday December 24 @ 11:30 pm – December 25 @ 12:30 am

We will be able to accommodate overflow numbers in the Parish Hall, where Mass will be livestreamed.

Christmas Day Mass

Friday December 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Bookings are not required, but social distancing rules will still apply.

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BEGA
BODALLA AND NAROOMA
  • Friday 18 December – 9 Lessons and Carols at 7.00pm All Saints’ Bodalla. Please contact Montague Choristers to arrange bookings. Please send your name, phone number and number of people attending to montague.choristers.narooma@gmail.com  
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 5.00pm at St Paul’s Narooma Christmas Pageant family service – 4.30pm costuming, communion at 6.00pm. Please send your name, phone number and number of people attending to rhonda.both@me.com (11 Tilba St, Narooma)
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9.00am at St Paul’s Narooma. Please send your name, phone number and number of people attending to rhonda.both@me.com (11 Tilba St, Narooma)
  • Wednesday 31 December – No Wednesday service.

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BUNGENDORE

St Philip’s Bungendore

  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 11pm
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 8am and 9:30am*

St Thomas’ Carwoola

  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – Lessons and Carols 6:30pm for 7pm

St Mark’s Hoskintown

  • Sunday 13 December – Combined Christmas Service at St Peter andPaul’s Outside at 6:30pm
  • Sunday 20 December – Christmas Celebration 9am at St Mark’s

*A Covid safe plan will be in place across all churches, possibly services will be held outside to accommodate numbers. Feel free to BYO chair for our country churches and check our Bungendore Anglican Facebook page closer to the dates if wet weather is forecast and registrations are required.

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CATHEDRAL
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – Christmas Family Eucharist 5pm
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – Christmas Solemn Eucharist 11pm
  •  Christmas Day Friday 25 December – Christmas Eucharist 9am

Bishop Carol Wagner will be attending and preaching at every Christmas service this year.

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COLLECTOR

Marulan Anglican

  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 8:00am Holy Communion, All Saints’

Collector Anglican

  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 7:30pm Family Service, All Saints’ 
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 10:30am Holy Communion, All Saints’ 

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CROOKWELL

Details to come.

GINNINDERRA
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 7pm Community Carols on the grass of Mt Rogers Community Centre, Curley Street entrance
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 10.30pm Service of Scripture & Song  (combined Dinka & English language)
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9am Family Service
  • Sunday 27 December – 8am and 10am Communion Service

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HACKETT

HOLT
  • Sunday 13 December – Kids Christmas Festival – 10am Carols and Christmas Story, 10.30am Kids Christmas Activities, Café and Sausage Sizzle
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 6pm Family Carols
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 Decenber – 9am Carols and Communion

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KALEEN-GIRALANG-LAWSON
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 11.15pm
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9.00am

Seats need to be booked via Trybooking.

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MORUYA
  • Thursday 17 December – Community Christmas Carols, 6pm in the grounds, St John’s Moruya
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 8.30am St Andrew’s Tuross Head
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 10am St John’s Moruya

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NORTH GOULBURN
  • Saturday 19 December – Christmas Carols Service 5pm
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 8am Traditional Service
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9:30am Relaxed Traditional Service

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QUEANBEYAN DISTRICT

Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December:

  • 4.00pm St Thomas Michelago: Christingle Children’s Service
  • 6.00pm St Pauls Burra: Outdoor Communion Service
  • 7.30pm Christ Church Queanbeyan Outdoor Carol Service followed by indoor Communion (48 capacity)

Christmas Day Friday 25 December:

  • 9.00am Christ Church Queanbeyan Communion Service (48 capacity)
  • 10.00am Waters Edge Googong Communion Service (50 capacity) at The Anglican School.

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SOUTHERN MONARO

Details to come.

SOUTH WAGGA

Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December

  • 5:30pm St Paul’s Family Show
  • 7pm St Alban’s Lessons and Carols
  • 11pm St Paul’s Communion by Candle Light

Christmas Day Friday 25 December

  • 8am St Alban’s Holy Communion
  • 9am St Paul’s Family Communion

Locations

St Paul’s 31 Fernleigh Road Turvey Park
St Alban’s 270 Lake Albert Road Kooringal

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TARCUTTA

See details under Adelong Parish.

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WANNIASSA

Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 4pm, 6pm and 11pm.

Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 8am and 10am.

Each service will be similar. The Christmas Eve 11pm service will include communion and a kids program will be offered at all other services. Bookings are essential.

To book go to St Matt’s website or use this link stmattswanniassa.org.au/christmas

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WESTON

Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 8pm Carols, Candles and Communion

Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9am Family Communion

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YOUNG DISTRICT
  • Friday 18 December – 5.45pm Service at St John’s Young
  • Sunday 20 December – 9.00am Service at St John’s Young
  • Sunday 20 December – 5.00pm Wombat
  • Wednesday 23 December – 10.00am Service at St John’s Young
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 7.00pm Family Service at St John’s Young
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 11.30pm Festival Eucharist at St John’s Young
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9.00am Service at St John’s Young
  • Sunday 27 December – 9.00am Service at St John’s Young
  • Wednesday 30 December – 10.00am Service at St John’s Young

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ARAWANG
  • Saturday 19 December – Carols in the Car Park at 7:30pm
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9am

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BERRIDALE & SNOWY MOUNTAINS

All Saints’ Anglican Church, Cnr Myack and Bent Streets Berridale

  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 7:00pm Communion service
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9:00am Communion Service

Reverend Natalie Milliken will officiate at both services. Christmas hymns will be sung at each service. The use of masks is optional and will be available if required.

Registration for the service of your choice is essential and can be done by contacting Warren Brown either by email on wbrown@westnet.com.au or by phone to 0475116486 by 9:00pm on Wednesday 23 December.

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BOOROWA
  • Sunday 20th December – 11:00am Communion Service at Christ Church, Murringo, with a light lunch afterwards.
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9:30 am Service at St John’s, Boorowa
  • Sunday 27 December – 11:30 m Communion Service at St John’s, Boorowa
CANBERRA

Celebrating Christmas since 1841

All our Christmas services will be held outside in our beautiful grounds to keep us safe from COVID. This will allow us to sing carols and for larger numbers of people to celebrate the joy and mystery of Christmas.

Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December

  • 5.00 pm Community Carol Singing – This is a fantastic opportunity to share in the joy of Christmas with your family and friends. Bring along a picnic basket, blankets and chairs.
  • 7.00 pm Eucharist / Holy Communion

Friday 25 December – Christmas Day

  •  9.00 am Eucharist / Holy Communion

The wet weather venue will be the parish hall. The hall capacity is 120.

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CHARNWOOD
  • Sunday 6 December – Lessons and Carols 7pm St Michael’s Hall
  • Friday 11 December – Carols in the carpark 7pm St Barnabas Charnwood
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9am St Barnabas Charnwood

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COOMA

Christmas Day 25 December – 9.30am at St Paul’s. Bookings are required – please call 6456 3371.

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CURTIN
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – Carols Service at 6.00pm
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 8.00am, 9.30am 

Livestream and further details about registration (see Events tab) at goodshepherdcurtin.org

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GUNDAGAI
  • Sunday 20 December – 11am St Paul’s Nangus
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 6pm St John’s Gundagai

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HAWKER

Outdoor Community Christmas Eve Carols and Family Communion at Christ Church Hawker

Come and join us for a COVID-Safe outdoors community carols Christmas celebration at 7.30pm on Christmas Eve at the rear of Christ Church Hawker, 192 Hawker Place, Hawker (corner of Beetaloo Street and Belconnen Way).  Favourite old carols and some new ones, with the opportunity to stay on for a Christmas Eve Family Communion from 8.10pm.  Seating provided, but feel free to bring a picnic rug if you prefer.  Entrance free, but given COVID attendance restrictions, pre-registration and ticketing is very strongly advised to avoid disappointment.  Get your family and friends tickets now at https://www.facebook.com/events/180615910337582/, and visit our Facebook page for more details.  Grocery and dry goods donations for Anglicare distribution to those in need would be welcome, and will be collected on entry.

Christmas Day Holy Communion, 9.30am, at Christ Church Hawker

We will also be holding a COVID-Safe Christmas Day Holy Communion at Christ Church.  Given tighter COVID-Safe numerical restrictions, pre-booking will be essential, via Del Da Costa our parish secretary on 0404 991 908.

Or visit us on our Facebook page or YouTube channel for regular Advent/Christmas services!

https://www.facebook.com/ChristChurchHawkerACT/ ; or https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6Hft2idSAcCrrenVyBV1gA

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JAMISON
  • Sunday 20 December – 5pm, Blue Christmas service for those experiencing loss and grief
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 5pm, Kid’s Christmas celebration
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 11pm, Midnight Christmas with candles and communion
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 8am, traditional communion service with carols
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 10am, family communion service with carols

To join online https://adcg.zoom.us/j/8820962366pwd=YUpja05YTXFCN0N4MGRiSFVlRll0Zz09
Meeting ID: 882 096 2366
Passcode: 033643

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LANYON VALLEY
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 7pm Gordon Primary School Hall, Knoke Ave, Gordon
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9am and 10:30am, Gordon Primary School Hall, Knoke Ave, Gordon

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MULWAREE MISSION DISTRICT

Details to come.

O'CONNOR
  • Saturday 19 December – 7.30pm Carols, Lessons and Music
  • Sunday 20 December – 8am and 10am Eucharist for Advent 4
  • Sunday 20 December – 7.30pm Carols, Lessons and Music
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 5pm Children’s Service
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 11.30 Midnight Mass
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9am Eucharist
  • Sunday 27 December – 8am and 10am Eucharist for the First Sunday after Christmas

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RENEW

Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 10am Tuggeranong Town Park Stage

A short and joyful service, ideal for visitors.

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SOUTH WEST SLOPES
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 7:30pm at Wondalga 
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 8am at Batlow 

Both services will include Holy Communion.

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SUTTON ROAD MISSION DISTRICT

Details to come.

TEMORA
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 7pm Family service
  • Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December – 11pm Holy Communion service
  • Christmas Day Friday 25 December – 9am Holy Communion service
WAGGA WAGGA

Details to come.

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WODEN

Details to come.

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