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Advent and Christmas at ABK Church

This Christmas, we'd love for you to join us at ABK Church, as we celebrate the wonder of our God coming to earth to live with us. There's lots going on, and we'd love for you to be a part of it!

Christmas at ABK Church

Book Club Christmas Gathering

Saturday 2 December

10 West Park Terrace, Bervie, 10am

Read your favourite poem from Janet Morley's "Haphazard by Starlight" collection and enjoy Christmas goodies together.

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Time to Remember Service

Saturday 2 December
Bervie Church - 3pm

As Christmas approaches, we offer everyone in our community to join for a time of reflection: to grieve, remember, and bring hurts and worries to God. 

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Christmas on Sunday

Sunday 3 December

Arbuthnott Church - 9:30am

Bervie Church - 11am


We begin a new sermon series through Advent called Christmas according to Matthew as we see what Matthew's Gospel tells us about the Good News of Christmas. Part #1 - Matthew 1:1-17

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Christmas Music for Reflection

Saturday 9 December
Arbuthnott Church - 3pm

We'll have an hour of gentle Christmas Music played by our organist, Kyle McCallum, for quiet meditation and personal reflection.

Donations welcome, refreshments at the end. Come and go as you please.

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Christmas on Sunday

Sunday 10 December
Arbuthnott Church - 9:30am
Bervie Church - 11am

Next up in our Advent series is Matthew 1:18-25, where we find out why following Jesus is hard. 


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Carols at Castle Lodge

Thursday 14 December
Castle Lodge Care Home - 6:30pm

It's always a delight to serve the residents of Castle Lodge, as we sing some carols and share the good news of Christmas together (Please let us know in advance if you're coming).

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Lessons & Carols

Sunday 17 December
Arbuthnott Church - 9:30am

Back by popular demand, we will read the Christmas Story, interspersed with much loved carols, in homage to the '9 Lessons and Carols' from Kings College, Cambridge.


Messy Church Nativity

Sunday 17 December

Bervie Church - 10:30am


An annual favourite is our Messy Nativity. From 10:30am, come along and do Christmas crafts with the family. From 11am, we'll gather for a Nativity Service.

AND - there's a FREE lunch afterwards in The Living Rooms Church!

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Carols & Hot Chocolate

Friday 22 December

At front of Bervie Church - 7:30pm


We'll be singing well known carols as we serve Hot Chocolate to our community. Come along and enjoy some Christmas goodies and Carols!

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Christmas Eve Carol Service

Sunday 24 December

Bervie Church - 11am


Join us at Bervie as we sing some of your favourite Carols, and ponder on the story of the Wise Men from Matthew 2:1-12.  (No service at Arbuthnott this morning).

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Watchnight Service

Sunday 24 December

Arbuthnott Church - 11:15pm


A really special time, as we gather in Arbuthnott Church, to sing carols, and reflect upon Christmas. Non-alcoholic mulled Wine and treats are served from 11pm.


Christmas Day

Monday 25 December
Bervie Church - 11am

It's Christmas Day! Wear a festive jumper, and bring a Christmas present as we celebrate Christmas Day together!

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Sunday 31 December
Arbuthnott Church - 11am

Join us at Arbuthnott as we conclude our Christmas Season, and reflect on 2023 & look to 2024. We finish off our Advent Series in Matthew 2:13-23.  (No service at Bervie this morning).

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