Churches to hold festive services
A series of Christmas services are taking place at churches across Wansbeck.
They include St Bartholomew’s Church, in Newbiggin, holding a family carol and crib service at 6pm on Saturday, December 24, and a midnight communion at 11.15pm.
On Christmas Day, it is hosting a family communion service with carols at 9.30am.
On Christmas Eve, Ashington Parish Church of the Holy Sepulchre is holding a Christingle Service and Blessing of the Crib at 6pm and a midnight mass at 11.30pm.
On Sunday, December 25, it is holding a Eucharist at 9.30am.
Other services nearby include St John’s Church in Longhirst holding a carol service at 6pm and midnight mass at 11.30pm, both on December 24.
And St Margaret’s Church in Pegswood is holding a Christmas Day service at 10.15am.