St Mary Magdalene Church, South Bersted

Serving the community of South Bersted and beyond since 1252


Welcome to St Mary Magdalene Church, South Bersted - an Anglican Evangelical gospel-preaching, Bible-teaching, family friendly parish church, serving the communities of South Bersted,
Bognor and beyond.

2016 Christmas Services      


 ‘Christingle’      The official Countdown to Christmas                                            

Sunday 27th November Advent Sunday 4pm (1 hour)                             A free celebration for all the family with puppets, tricks, multi-media and a ‘Christingle’ for children to take away. Followed by refreshments. All Welcome.

Used with permission from Microsoft

'Nine Lessons & Carols' Service                                                                                       

Sunday 18th at 5pm; with refreshments                                                               Traditional words & carols, organ & robed choir & Address.                                             75 mins; not suitable for young children

. Christmas Eve; Saturday 24th                                             

4pm ‘Crib Service’; especially for families with very young         children. Assembling the Crib, Puppets, Multi-Media,                 Real meaning of Christmas Message & Candles. 45 mins 

                                                                                              6pm ‘Crib Service’; especially for families. With                         refreshments Assembling the Crib, Puppets, Multi-Media,             Real meaning of Christmas Message & Candles.  60 mins                                                                                 

 8pm ‘Carols by Candlelight’; with refreshments                       Informal with the best of new and old carols, readings, multi-media, and real meaning of Christmas Message; 90 mins; not suitable for children  

10.15pm 'Christmas Communion';                                         A peaceful & reflective Lord's Supper with a short address. 45 mins; not suitable for children 


Christmas Day; Sunday 25th                                                                                                  10am All-Age ‘Christmas Celebration’                                   Puppets, carols & Christmas message for all the family. 60 mins 11.15-11.30 Shortened ‘Christmas Communion’                                       


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Address: St Mary Magdalene Church, Bersted Street, PO22 9QE