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Light up a Life

Start date - 04/12/2017 - 7:00 PM
End date - 14/12/2017 - 7:30 PM
Location - Various
Event Type - Service

Remember someone special this Christmas

At Christmas we often wish to remember those who are special to us. We invite you to honour a loved one who may have passed away or be absent during the Christmas season by sponsoring a light on the Tree of Lights, which will be illuminated at our special dedication services.

For each dedication you make, we will send you a personalised Light up a Life card. These will be sent out from mid November onwards.
Each dedication will also appear in the book of Christmas Blessings, which will be available to view at the cathedral and in the hospice chapel until Twelfth Night. The book of Christmas Blessings will be updated throughout the appeal and additional names can be added until 1 January. You are welcome to call in to view the Book at the Cathedral or the Hospice during normal visiting times. 
We also offer a Home Pack for people who are unable to attend one of the services. You can order this when you make your dedication(s).

This year we'll be holding special dedication services at Wakefield Cathedral, St Peter & St Paul in Sandal, Trinity Church in Ossett, and West Wakefield Methodist Church in Thornes. There will also be an outdoor service in the hospice gardens. During each service, the Tree of Lights will be lit with hundreds of white lights, all shining for loved ones being remembered at Christmas. We hope you can join us at one of these special services to remember your loved ones. 

Light up a Life Services


St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Kettlethorpe 
Monday 4 December at 7pm
Wakefield Hospice (outdoor service) - service now full
Friday 8 December 2017 at 6.30pm 
West Wakefield Methodist Church, Thornes 
Saturday 9 December at 6pm
Wakefield Cathedral 
Sunday 10 December 2017 at 2pm 
Sunday 10 December 2017 at 5pm   
Trinity Church, Ossett 
Thursday 14 December at 6.30pm

Please note that all services except West Wakefield are strictly ticketed. Tickets are issued on a 'first come, first served' basis. Tickets and dedication cards will be sent out from mid November onwards. 

Thank you so much for supporting the Light up a Life appeal.