Services in the area from Sunday, December 18
8am BCP Communion at Market Rasen; 10am Communion with children’s church and young people’s group; 4pm Carol Service at Legsby; 7pm Carol Service, with the Diocesan Ladies Choir, at Linwood.
December 19: 8.30am Morning Prayer at Market Rasen; 6.30pm Christmas Mime in the Market Place.
December 21: 9am Morning Prayer at Market Rasen; 7.30pm Bell ringing practice at Market Rasen.
December 22: 9.30am BCP Communion at Market Rasen; 10.30am Communion at The Poplars; 7pm carols for All at Market Rasen.
December 23: 9am Morning Prayer at Market Rasen; 7.15pm Choir Practice at Market Rasen.
December 24: 10.30am Crib Service at Market Rasen; 11.30pm Communion at Market Rasen.
Market Rasen and Caistor
Brookenby: 10.30am C of E-led service.
Caistor: 10.15am the Rev Sarah Parkin; 6pm United Carol Service, the Rev Sarah Parkin.
Glentham: Messy Church.
Market Rasen: 10.45am Carol Service, the Rev Anne Coates.
Middle Rasen: 10.45am Carol Service, Dennis Lockwood; 4pm United Carol Service at the Parish Church, the Rev Anne Coates.
Nettleton: 2.30pm Carols, Richard Alderson.
North Kelsey: 10.45am Carols.
December 24: 3pm Family-friendly service at Caistor; 11.30pm Communion at Caistor.
Market Rasen Catholic Church
9.15am Mass at Caistor; 11am Mass at Holy Rood; 5.30pm at Osgodby.
Monday - Thursday: 10am Mass at Holy Rood. Friday: 6pm Mass at Caistor.
December 24: 5pm Children’s Mass at Holy Rood; 7pm Mass at St Francis De Sales, Hainton; 11.30pm Carol Service and Midnight Mass at Holy Rood.
For more details contact Fr Robert Thacker on 01673 842323.
Market Rasen New Life
10.30am for 11am Light of the World, in the Festival Hall.
December 19: 6.30pm Christmas Mime in the Market Place.
December 24: 10.30am Carols at the Co-op.
Information on 01673 849941.
The Salvation Army
10.30am Morning Worship; 5.30pm Evening Fellowship, informal meeting, followed by a cup of tea.
Details: 01673 842859.
Middle Rasen Group
10.30am Family Service at Middle Rasen; 3pm Carol Service at Newton by Toft; 4pm United Carol Service at Market Rasen; 6pm Evening Prayer at Faldingworth.
December 24: 5.30pm Nativity at Middle Rasen; 6pm Family Communion, with Methodists, at Faldingworth; 11.30pm Communion at Middle Rasen.
8am Communion at Caistor; 10.15am Communion at Caistor; 4pm Carol Service at Swallow; 6pm United Carol Service at Caistor Methodist Church; 6pm Carol Service at Searby.
December 20: 1.30pm Primary School Christingle Service at Grasby.
December 24: 4pm Christingle at Caistor; 6pm Christingle at Rothwell; 6.30pm Communion at Grasby; 10pm Christmas Communion at Swallow; 11.30pm Midnight Mass at Caistor.
December 19: 6.30pm Carol Service.
9am Communion and Carols at North Willingham; 10.30am Communion and Baptism at Tealby; 10.30am Family Service at Brookenby; 3pm Carol Service at Claxby, joint with Normanby; 4pm Carol Service at Kirmond..
December 19: 2pm School Carol Service at Tealby.
December 24: 3pm Crib Service at Brookenby; 8pm Christmas Eucharist at Tealby,
3pm Carol Service at Usselby; 6pm United Carol Service at North Kelsey.
December 20: 7pm Carol Service at South Kelsey.
December 21: 7pm Carol Service at Holton le Moor.
December 22: 9.30am Communion and Advent reflections at North Kelsey; 7pm Carol Service at Kirkby cum Osgodby.
December 24: 11pm Group Christmas Eucharist at North Kelsey.
December 24: 6pm Candlelit Carol Service.
Parish Mass: 10am Binbrook; 11am Service of Lessons and Carols at Wold Newton; 6pm Carol Service, with Louth Riverhead Band, at Binbrook.
December 24: 11.30pm Midnight Mass at Binbrook.
10am Communion at East Barkwith; 6pm Carol Service at South Willingham.
December 24: 11.30pm Christmas Communion at East Barkwith.
9.30am Communion at Owmby; 11am Carol Service at Hackthorn.
December 24: 4pm Crib Service at Spridlington; 11.30pm Midnight Mass at Glentham.
Waddingham Group with Kirton Lindsey
9am BCP Communion at Grayingham; 11am Morning Worship at Kirton Lindsey; 3pm Christingle at Grayingham; 4pm Crib Service at Bishop Norton.
December 23: 6.30pm Carols by Candlelight at Snitterby.
December 24: 6pm Carols Service at Kirton Lindsey; 11.30pm Midnight Mass at Kirton Lindsey.
9.30am Carols and Communion at Langton by Wragby; 10.30am Carol Service at Wragby Methodist Church; 3pm Carol Service at Holton Beckeiring; 6pm Carols by Torchlight at Wickenby (take a torch).
December 24: 4pm Crib Service by candlelight, with donkey, carols and short Nativity play, at Wragby; 11.5pm Midnight Service of Communion by candlelight at Wragby.
Orthodox Christian Church
10.30am Divine Liturgy at St Aethelheard’s Orthodox Christian Church, East Chapel, Louth Cemetery. All welcome. orthodoxlouth.co.uk
December 24: 3pm Great Vespers for the Nativity at St Aethelheard’s, as above, followed by blessing of gifts, and hot drinks and mince pies.