Christmas celebrates the birth of Christ when God was born into the world in human form. The season of Christmas officially begins on 25 December, Christmas Day, and continues through to 5 January. However, celebrations usually begin on Christmas Eve or even before.
This special musical service is generally held at 8 pm on the Sunday before Christmas Day, and is an occasion which draws many visitors. Although there is sometimes a special focus on songs from a particular country, familiar carols are always included.
On the evening of 24 December there are two services:
- At 7pm there is a special presentation by the Sunday school children.
- A Carol Service takes place at 9pm.
On Christmas Day, 25 December, the one worship service is held at 9:30am.