7pm on Saturday, the date for the first of our Carols by Candlelight, is rapidly approaching. I was in the Kerith Centre last night to hear the choir practising - they're sounding amazing, as are the orchestra. The stage sets are pretty much done and the grand piano turns up tomorrow. It's going to be quite an event.
The 4pm event in Bracknell on Sunday is already sold out, although I've heard from a number of people that they've got tickets for their children who are actually going to be at the separate children's meeting in K2. If that's the case your children don't actually need tickets, so it would be great if you could release those tickets back by emailing our reception team and letting you know you don't need them. Similarly if you have tickets for the 7.30pm in Sandhurst, which is also sold out, please let us know so we can let others have those tickets.
The good news is that there are still some tickets available for the 7pm in Bracknell on Saturday and Sunday - get them quickly though as they are running out too!
At the actual events please remember that those of us who call Kerith our home are all part of the welcome team. That means all of us looking out for visitors and making them welcome, and if we do have too many people on the night being willing to give up your seat for a guest. There should always be room at our inn!
Please also be praying, both in advance and on the nights. Amongst all the carols will be a clear gospel message with an appeal, and a response card where people can let us know if they prayed the salvation prayer for the very first time. Let's be praying for God to open people's eyes to who Jesus really is, and for them to believe in Him.
See you there :)
ps - don't forget there are no 'regular' meetings on the 20th or 27th December, although we are gathering at 4pm and 11pm on Christmas Eve, and 10am on Christmas Day.