At St Alphege, we hold many special services throughout the year (in addition to our normal Sunday and weekday services):
Advent Carol Service at the beginning of Advent (late November /early December);
At Christmas – Christmas Carol services, Christingle, Crib services, Midnight Mass, Christmas services;
Epiphany Carol service on the Sunday nearest to 6 January
Ash Wednesday eucharist during which people are invited to have an ash cross marked on their forehead;
Stations of the Cross during Lent;
Palm Sunday procession;
Holy Week – Maundy Thursday eucharist of the Last Supper which includes foot washing and the Watch;
Good Friday – all age service; Ecumenical Walk of Witness; Service at the foot of the Cross;
Patronal Festival (St Alphege – in April);
Admission of First Communicants and Confirmation;
All Souls’ Day;
Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day
We hold a Civic Service in June during which the Mayor and all the Councillors of Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council are commissioned and prayed for.
On Remembrance Sunday, we hold a Service of Remembrance at the War Memorial outside St Alphege Church, followed by a service inside the church.
All members of the public are welcome at these services.