Preparing the way for Christmas

Preparing the way for Christmas

Like churches around the world, the Church of England on the Costa Blanca is preparing for Christmas.

This year the Chaplaincy offers a presentation of ‘The Gift’ by Graham Kendrick performed by the wonderful choir to celebrate this joyous time of year.

The dates for this performance are:

5 Dec 2017 – 19:00 – The Gift – Calpe Church (La Merced)

8 Dec 2017 – 20:00 – The Gift – Denia Church

13 Dec 2017 – 19:00 – The Gift – Albir Church

(see for location)


4 Dec 2017 – 15:45 – La Fustera – Service of 9 lessons and carols

Join us at La Fustera church for a tea time snack at 3.45pm, followed by the traditional service of 9 lessons and carols. A glorious celebration in preparation for Christmas. The church is at Avinguda Fustera, 33-39, Benissa, Alicante. GPS coordinates 38.677900, 0.088650

6 Dec 2017 – 18:30 – Gandia – Carol Service

Gandia Carol Service: Wednesday 6th December at 6.30pm. at the Gandia Centre. Mince pies and mulled wine will be served after the Service.

We will be joined by the U3A choir. Come along and sing your heart out!

8 Dec 2017 – 10:30 – Javea – Christmas Coffee Morning

at the home of Carol Buchanan. €5 cava draw. For more information please contact Pamela Pittar at, or Gill Atkinson at

9 Dec 2017 – 13.00 – Calpe – Carols in the Old Town

Join us near the old town church, as we sing many of the best-known Christmas carols, surrounded by the spirit of Christmas in the artisan market.

10 Dec 2017 – 10:45 – Javea – Christmas Hamper Raffle

on Sundays, organised by Nuala Finch. For more information please contact Pamela Pittar at, or Gill Atkinson at

11 Dec 2017 – 15:00  Albir – Carols on the Beach

“Carols on the Beach” this will be at 3pm by the Albir Anchor.

(Chairs will be provided). If you require more information please contact

local Warden Elaine Mitchell 96 686 4962 or 636 164 467


12 Dec 2017 – 16:00 – Javea – Service of Lessons and Carols.

Service of Nine Lessons and Carols.  Join us for this beautiful service of celebration, followed by mulled wine and mince pies for all.

14 Dec 2017 – 16:00 – Calpe – Carol Service

A glorious Christmas celebration, with carols and readings. At the Merced church, our usual Calpe venue.

16 Dec 2017 – 16:30 – El Campello – Carol Service

Celebrating Christmas in readings and carols. Join us to share the wonderful story. In the beautiful church at Coveta Fuma.

18 Dec 2017 – 17:00 – Albir – Candle-lit Carol Service

If you require more information please contact local Warden Elaine Mitchell 96 686 4962 or 636 164 467.

24 Dec 2017 – 23:30 – Javea – Midnight Mass

Join us to welcome the good news of our Saviour’s birth.

25 Dec 2017 –  Christmas Day worship

Join us on Christmas Day to praise the good news of our Saviour’s birth.

The Eucharist will be celebrated in all our churches, at the usual Sunday service times –

Albir – 9.45am

Javea – 9.45am

Calpe – 10.30am

Denia – 11.45 am

El Campello – 12.00

Gandia – 12.00

La Fustera – 12.00

(see here for details).

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