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Welcome to St. Mark’s Church Christmas Joy launch.

Christmas Joy is our special Advent journey aimed at 4-11yrs children. Start the Christmas season by registering to receive your very own goody bag. Your kit will include everything you need to join in with our live YouTube services and recorded craft videos. You will receive all the resources you need to help with making, thinking, listening, and praying as we journey through Advent together. Including the supplies you need to make your own Christingle during our special YouTube Christingle Service on Sunday 6th December at 4pm.  Each child will receive a goody bag that includes treats, craft materials, resources, and a Christmas book.

When and where?

At St Mark’s Church, Leeds Road, Harrogate, HG2 8AY

Saturday 5th December
Collect your goody bag from the church car park anytime between 10am and 11am. Enter the car park on foot via the north entrance and pick up your goody bag. Exit the car park by the south driveway. The carpark will be closed to vehicles, please park on the surrounding side streets. Please only send one family member to collect the goody bags.

Christmas craft at St Mark's Harrogate


One registration per family. Let us know how many children you have and we’ll prepare one bag per child. Younger siblings are welcome to join in the fun, we can provide a goody bag, but please check suitability before using and provide supervision.

To cover the costs of the goody bag there is a suggested donation of £2.50 per family payable online when you register.

We want our resources to be accessible to all and therefore if you are unable to contribute at this time please contact the Church Office by calling 01423 544528.

You will receive an email confirming your booking and also reminding you about the upcoming services and events.

What other dates do I need to know?

Sunday 6th December 4pm: Christingle Live on YouTube
Sunday 13th December 4pm: Tide Christmas Crafts on YouTube
Sunday 20th December 4pm: Tide Christmas Crafts on YouTube
Thursday 24th December 4pm: Christmas Nativity Service Live on YouTube

Tickets may become available for seats in the building for our Christingle and Nativity Service closer to the time, depending on government restrictions. Bookings can be made via the church website.

Who can I contact?

If you have any questions about the Christmas Joy events then please contact the church office: office@smch.org.uk

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Girl makes christmas tree at ST Mark's Harrogat

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