Posts from December 2018

Christmas Services 2018

Services at Holy Trinity Utrecht: ( in English unless otherwise specified) Sunday 23rd December Advent IV 10:30 Choral Communion and Holy Baptism 20:00 Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols Monday 24th December         CHRISTMAS EVE 16:00 Crib Service for families (English/Dutch) 23:00 Midnight Choral Communion Tuesday 25th December CHRISTMAS DAY 10:30 Festal Choral Communion Wednesday 26th December St Stephen’s Day (Christmas Lessons) 10:00  Choral Communion (Dutch liturgy/Eng sermon) Thursday 27th December St John’s Day 10:30…

Bishop’s Christmas message

Travelling over to London on the Eurostar in mid-November, I saw my first Christmas tree of the season. It was a giant silver variety placed prominently on the concourse of St. Pancras Station. And I was reminded that ‘the Christmas season’ starts earlier in the UK than in most of mainland Europe. And to be sure, this year, the Christmas spirit is sorely needed to boost flagging High Street revenues and give some cheer to…

Friday 14th December: Lichtjestocht Utrecht Oost

Once again Holy Trinity Church is the starting point for the candle lit route through the neighbourhood around the Wilhelminapark. From 6:oo pm to 7:15 pm you can start your travels through the Christmas story, your way lit by 2000 small candles. You will meet Romans, angels, shepherds with their flocks, king Herod and the wise men from the east. They will tell you all about the incredible things they have seen and experienced over the…