As usual the parish church of St Leonard is open every day but the Crypt and ossuary are now closed for the winter but will reopen next Easter and then on Friday 1st May 2020 until 31st September 2020.
2019 General Election
We will be holding a General Election Hustings event at St Leonard's church on Monday 9th December at 7:30pm. More details to follow, but we expect the event to be popular and the church to be full, so put the date in your diary and come early!
Our church services for the rest of November will all be at the usual times, but....
Advent and Christmas are coming, and here are the dates for our seasonal services:
Sunday December 1st, Advent Sunday - at 6:30 pm in St Leonard's, a service of Advent Carols.
Saturday 7th December, at 7pm in St Leonard's, a fund-raising concert for the 2020 Hythe Festival.
Friday December 13th, at 2:30pm in St Leonard's - Community Carols with afternoon tea. Come and sing favourite Christmas carols, accompanied by our delightful chamber organ.
Saturday 21st December at 7:30pm in St Leonard's, Carols for All, a carol concert for the whole town which is always hugely popular.
Monday 23rd December, a Christingle service at 4pm at Holy Cross church.
Tuesday 24th December, Christmas Eve in St Leonard's-
Crib Service at 4pm, Midnight Mass at 11:30pm.
Wednesday 25th, Christmas Day - 9:30am in St Leonard's, Family Communion for Christmas Day.
More details about these services and events will be published nearer the time, but be sure to put the dates in your diary now!
News from the Diocese of Canterbury... we have a new Bishop! You can read more about the about the appointment of Rose Hudson-Wilkin as Bishop of Dover here and if you'd like to learn a bit more about Rose, you can listen to her Desert Island Discs here.
The Parish of St Leonard, Hythe