The following is a list of forthcoming services we have planned, celebrating festivals or other special events and occasions:

Lent: from Wednesday 1st March to Saturday 15th April 2017

Mothering Sunday: Sunday 26th March 2017, 10.30am

Palm Sunday Service: Sunday 9th April 2017, 10.30am, will be a Lighthouse Parade Service with Bacon Butty Breaklfast at St Matthew's CC at 9.30am

Holy Week 2017:
Monday, 10th April, 7.30pm Meditation
Tuesday, 11th April, 7.30pm Meditation
Wednesday, 12th April, 7.30pm Meditation
Thursday, 13th April, 7.30pm Informal Communion Service

Good Friday:
Friday 14th April, 11am Family Service at St Matthew's CC
Friday 14th April, 12noon four 30minute Meditations

Easter Day Service: Sunday 16th April, 10.30am

Pentecost: Sunday 4th June, 10.30am

Open Air Joint Service at Burbank: Sunday 9th July, 11am followed by a bring and share lunch

Late Summer Family Event at St Matthew's CC: Sunday 28th August

All Saints Church, Stranton Sunday: Sunday 5th November, 10.30am, followed by a bring and share lunch

Remembrance Sunday Service: Sunday 12th November, 10.30am

Christmas Services for 2016:

Saturday 26th November, The Boys Brigade Christmas Fayre at St Matthew's Community Centre

Sunday 27th November, 4pm, Churches Together Advent Service at St Joseph's Church

Sunday 4th December, 4pm, Messy Carols at St Matthew's Community Centre, a lite touch Messy Church on a Christmas theme.

Sunday 11th December, 4.00pm, Christingle Service (including contributions from local primary schools)


Sunday 18th December 10.30am, Nativity Service

6.00pm, Carols by candle-light


Saturday 24th 4.30pm, Family Christmas Service

11.15pm 'Midnight' Communion


Sunday 25th 8.30am Holy Communion

10.00am Family Communion


Other dates for your diary:

Prayer & Praise in the Fulthorpe Chapel at Stranton Church will be held 7.30pm on the following Tuesdays:

0th January
14th February
14th March
1th April
9th May
13th June
1th July
August/September - none during the Summer Holidays
0th October
14th November


Messy Church at St Matthew's Community Centre will be held 4pm on the following Sundays:

15th January
19th February
19th March

No Messy Church in April
21st May
18th June
16th July
0th August - Family Event
17th September
5th October
9th Novermber
3rd December - a lite touch Messy Carols  

Rooted in Godís love, Growing together with Jesus, Branching out in the power of the Holy Spirit 
All Saints' Church, Stranton and Burbank Community Church, Hartlepool