Christingles 2016

St. Nicholas Church Dereham welcomed 981 to the three Christingle Services on Christmas Eve.

There are 19 photos for this gallery.
A warm welcome from Revd. Sally Theakston Lay Minister Evelyn Speed and Desmond Donkey Putting the characters in the Crib.
Desmond gives his card to the congregation Revd. Sally reveals the meaning of the Christingle to the congregation Hundreds of Christingles await their turn to be presented to the children.
Lighting the Advent wreath Helpers 'at the ready'! Distribution begins
A wonderful moment to share Part of the ring of light Enchanting
Another service, and more helpers! Donations to the Children's Society. Family time at the Christingle Service
Queueing up for the Christingles in a safe and orderly manner Angelic face, singing 'Away in a Manger' A special moment to reflect.....
2 little Angels!