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Family Events

Christingle Service

The 2021 Christingle Service is available as a pre-recorded video service via our YouTube channel: 2021 Christingle Service. No preparation is required and you do not need to have a traditional Christingle with you as there is an activity as part of the service that allows you to create an alternative Christingle.

Guildford Cathedral’s Christingle Service is held in conjunction with The Children’s Society ( and The Mothers’ Union ( The service aims to raise awareness of the work of The Children’s Society and raise money for their important work supporting young people who are suffering. To donate to The Children’s Society in honour of the service, please use this link: Alternatively, a QR code is displayed at the end of the service which can be scanned using a mobile phone to be taken to the relevant website to make a donation. Thank you.

Cathedral Tots

Cathedral Tots will take place using a pre-recorded video on our YouTube channel with videos going live on Wednesday 3 February at 10am and Wednesday 3 March at 10am. This is an informal service aimed at pre-schoolers which includes a Bible story, a prayer and a craft activity.

Cathedral Tots video can be found on our YouTube Channel.

wednesday 7 march

The story of Jesus being tempted in the wilderness is available here.

An activity to make a Lent bookmark can be found here (please note this was originally used as one of the half-term holiday activities in February 2021).

Wednesday 7 February

The story of Candlemas can be found here.

A Candlemas craft activity idea can be found here.