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;

Easter Vigil; 

Easter Services;

Patronal Festival (St Alphege – in April);

Admission of First Communicants and Confirmation;

Choir Sunday;

Harvest services;

All Souls’ Day;

Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day

Civic Services

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.