Church at Christmas
Father Christmas

Christmas Programme 2023

December Services

Sun 3 Dec:    Holy Communion at 11.00 am

Sun 10 Dec: Morning Praise at 11.00 am

Sun 17 Dec: Bishops Tawton Carol Service at 3.00 pm

Fri 22 Dec:   Pop Up Nativity at 3.00 pm

Please feel free to come dressed as a character or bring a nativity themed prop … stars, kings gifts, crowns, cuddly camels, sheep, donkeys, tea towels, angel wings, halos or something extra sparkly!


Sun 24 Dec:  Morning Praise at 11.00 am

Sun 24 Dec:  Christmas Eve Midnight Holy Communion starts at 11.00 pm

Mon 25 Dec: Christmas Day Morning Praise at 10.30 am (Please note the Christmas time of this service)

Sun 31 Dec:  Holy Communion at 11.00 am

The ministry team also offer the following Christmas services at St John’s Church Newport in case the times work better:

Sun 17 Dec:  Newport Church Carol Service at 7pm

Sun 24 Dec:  Christmas eve Pop Up Nativity at Newport Church is at 3pm
Mon 25 Dec: Christmas Day Holy Communion at Newport, 9.30am

Special mid-week events

Sat 2 Dec:   Coffee Morning with Christmas stalls at Bishops Tawton 10.30 am-12 noon

Wed 6 Dec:   Pop Up Café at Bishops Tawton 10-1pm

Wed 13 Dec: Pop Up Café at Bishops Tawton 10-1pm

Thu 14 Dec: Bishops Tawton school nativity and Christingle services

Tue 19 Dec:  Babies and toddlers Christmas special with Rev Selina’s knitted nativity!

Tues 19 Dec: Dynamix in Concert at Bishops Tawton 7pm doors open 7.30pm start

Tickets £12 adults and £6 children to include mulled wine!
Contact Jo Pay 01271 323658

Wed 20 Dec: Pop Up Café with live music at Bishops Tawton 10-1pm


Wed 27 Dec: NOTE No Cafe this week

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Check out times of services coming up in the next month, or contact us about weddings, christenings and funerals.


Join us at our Toddler Group, Pop-up cafe, Saturday Coffee Mornings as well as music and arts events.


Explore the heritage of the church and church yard over the years.

St John The Baptist Church, Bishops Tawton, is part of the Diocese of Exeter in The Church of England.
We are an Inclusive Church welcoming everybody.