Peace Light Services and Collection

 

  Collected from the Holy Land - 2018 Wed 28th Nov 2018

 Austrian Peace Light International Distribution Service - 2018

Sat 15th Dec 2018 2.00pm - The New Cathedral, Herrenstra├če 26, 4020 Linz, Upper Austria
Collection by UK Contingents - 2018 Sun 16th Dec 2018 - collected from Aire-sur-La Lys, St Omer, France
Light Arrives In Dover, UK - 2018 Sun 16th Dec 2018 evening

UK Service of Reception and Distribution - 2018

Mon 17th Dec 6.00pm tbc - UK Service of Reception and Distribution, St Paul's Church, Maison Dieu Rd, Dover
Light Arrives New York, USA - 2018 Sat 1st Dec 2.30pm - US Peace Light Reception, Our Lady of the Skies, Terminal 4, JFK Airport

Distribution Help Needed Across UK, if you can help please contact UK Organisers - link at foot of page

Austria

 

Sat 15th Dec 2018 2.00pm - International Peace Light Distribution Service - The New Cathedral, Linz, Upper Austria (Attended by more than 1000 Scouts and Guides representing over 17 countries, marking the start of this year's Peace Light distribution)This will be the first time this service has been held outside of Vienna, marking the 30 years that the Scouts and Guides of Europe have been involved with the distribution of the "Light". The New Cathedral is the largest Church in Austria.

Click the video icon above to open the video of the Austrian Peace Light Distribution Service (the video opens in a separate window)

England

South East

Sun 16th Dec evening - Peace Light arrives Dover for UK distribution

Sun 16th Dec evening - Peace Light arrives Caversham, Reading, Barks for UK distribution

Mon 17th Dec morning - Peace Light collected to be taken to Luton for distribution

Mon 17th Dec 11.00am - Wiltshire County Scout HQ, Potterne, Wilts passed to Wilts SAS, Cheltenham Trefoil Guild, Dorset SAS and SAF, Bristol Churches, Chepstow and on to Swansea

Mon 17th Dec 6.00pm - UK Service of Reception and Distribution, St Paul's Church, Maison Dieu Rd, Dover

Tue 18th Dec evening - Peace Light collected for Dunsden and Sth Oxfordshire Churches

Wed 19th Dec 7.00pm - Christingle Service inc Peace Light, St Barnabas Church, Caversham, Berkshire

Wed 19th Dec 9.30am - Peace Light collected at Godalming for Surrey Peace Light Ceremony (see below)

Wed 19th Dec 11.00am - Peace Light passed to Holy Cross Hospital, Haslemere, Surrey

Wed 19th Dec 1.00pm - Peace Light passed to Churches in South Harting, Chichester, West Sussex and collected by Chichester Deep Sea Scouts

Wed 19th Dec times tbc - Surrey Peace Light Ceremony, Bentley Copse Activity Centre, Hound House Rd, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Wed 19th Dec times tbc - Peace Light collected at Surrey Peace Light Ceremony, to be taken to Greater London South West Scouts for distribution

Thu 20th Dec 6.30pm - Peace Light Carol Service, St Peters Church, St Peters, Broadstairs, Kent

Sun 23rd Dec time tbc - St St Peters Church, Caversham, Berkshire

Sun 23rd Dec time tbc - St St Margarets Church, Caversham, Berkshire

Sun 23rd Dec 10.30am and 5.00pm - Sunday Services, Caversham Heights Methodist Church, Caversham, Berkshire

Sun 23rd Dec - Peace Light presented to Guildford Catherdral, Guildford, Surrey.

Further details to follow as become available

South West

Mon 17th Dec times tbc - Cheltenham Trefoil Guild, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Mon 17th Dec times tbc - Dorset SAS and SAF, Dorset

Mon 17th Dec times tbc - Peace Light presented to St Marys Church, Redcliffe, Bristol, Avon

Mon 17th Dec times tbc - Peace Light presented to United Reform Church, Henleaze, Bristol, Avon

Mon 17th Dec times tbc - Peace Light presented to Westbury On Trym Methodist Church, Westbury On Trym, Bristol, Avon

Mon 17th Dec 7.30pm - Dorset County Peace Light Service St Clements Church, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset

Mon 17th Dec times tbc - Peace Light to be taken to Brownsea Island Carol Service, Brownsea Island, Poole, Dorset

Mon 17th Dec times tbc - Gloucester Trefoil Guild, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Mon 17th Dec 2.00pm approx - Taken to Bridgewater for distribution in Bridgewater and Glastonbury areas, Somerset

Mon 17th Dec 5.00pm approx - Taken to Seaton Methodist Church Circuit, Seaton, Devon

Tue 18th Dec 11.00am - Distribution at Exeter Services (M5), Devon to be taken to Torquay, Brixham, Newton Abbot and onwards to Plymouth

Tue 18th Dec midday - Distribution at Blindmans Wood Campsite, Outland Rd, Plymouth, Devon then to be taken on for Cornwall distribution

Tue 18th Dec 12.30pm - taken to St Matthews Methodist Church, Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon

Wed 19th Dec 5.00pm - Peace Light collected from Bristol and taken to Chepstow for South Wales distribution

Mon 24th Dec - Crib Service, St Clements Church, Dartmouth, Devon

The Peace Light burns at St Saviours Church, Dartmouth, Devon

From the Brownsea Island, the Peace Light is taken to "Blind Mans Wood Campsite, Plymouth, Devon and then passed to Scouters in Truro, Cornwall for distribution

Further details to follow as become available

Greater London

Wed 19th Dec times tbc - Peace Light passed to members of GLSW at Surrey County Ceremony, then locally distributed across five Scout Districts

Wed 19th Dec times - Peacelight taken to St Edmunds Church, Northwood Hills, London

Further details to follow

Home Counties

Mon 17th Dec 11.30am approx - Peace Light arrives Luton for distribution

Mon 17th Dec 11.30am approx - Peace Light collected to be taken to Bedford for distribution

Mon 17th Dec 11.30am approx - Peace Light collected to be taken to Wrexham, Holyhead, Crosby, Ellesmere Port and Glasgow for distribution

Mon 17th Dec Noon approx - Peace Light arrives Bedford for distribution

Thu 20th Dec - Peace Light to be taken to St Peterss Church, Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire

Further details to follow as become available

Midlands

Mon 17th Dec 1.34pm - Peace Light arrives Leicester Railway Station for distribution

Mon 17th Dec 1.40am - Peace Light collected to be taken to Lincoln for distribution

Mon 17th Dec 1.40am - Peace Light collected to be taken to the Faith Centre, Kings Mill Hospital, Mansfield, Notts for distribution

Mon 17th Dec 4.00 approx - Peace Light arrives for distribution at the Faith Centre, Kings Mill Hospital, Mansfield, Notts

Mon 17th Dec times tba - Peace Light arrives Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottingham

Mon 17th Dec times tba - Peace Light arrives New Sawley Methodist Church, Long Eaton, Nottingham

Mon 17th Dec times tba - 6th Beeston Scout Group Carol Service, Scout HQ, Beeston, Nottingham

Tues 18th Dec 10.00am - Peace Light to be taken to Fibro and ME Fibromyalgia Support Group, Vernon Suite, Vernon Street,Cotmanhay, Ilkeston, Derbyshire

Tues 18th Dec 11.00am - Peace Light to be discussed on Erewash Sound Community Radio (96.8FM or http://www.internetradiouk.com/erewah-derbyshire/) The Media Centre, Vernon Street, Cotmanhay, Ilkeston, Derbyshire

Tues 18th Dec 11.00am - Peace Light to be taken to Hallcroft Methodist Church, Retford, Notts - to be included in their services over Christmas

Tue 18th Dec 1.00pm - Peace Light to be taken to St Marys Church, Greasley, Nottinghamshire - to included in services over Christmas

Tue 18th Dec 2.00pm - Presentation and Distribution of the Peace Light to The Faith Centre, Kings Mill Hospital, A38, Mansfield, Notts (Pse attend in uniform TY)

Tues 18th Dec times 2.00pm - Peace Light collected at Kings Mill Faith Centre, to be taken to Harrogate for distribution

Wed 19th Dec 7.30pm - Peace Light Reception and Distribution Service, St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Tamworth Rd, Long Eaton, Nottingham

From the above service the Peace Light was taken to New Sawley, Methodist Church, The Canaan Trust in Long Eaton, Long Eaton School, All Saints Parish Church, Sawley St Marys Church in Draycott, St Chads Church in Church Wilne, Sinfin in Derby, Aston on Trent, St John Houghton in Ilkeston all in Derbys, passed to Stapleford Parish Church, Notts and also taken to Nth Wales

Wed 19th Dec 6.30pm - Carol Service at Broadway Baptist Church, Broadway, Derby, followed by "Job and Jingle", a Pantivity. The Peace Light will also be included in services over Christmas.

Fri 21st Dec - Peace Light taken to All Saints Church, Collingham, Newark, Nottingham - to be used in their Crib Service on Christmas Eve

From All Saints Church in Collingham, the Peace Light will be shared with 11 Churches in the East Trent Benefice between Nth Notts and Lincs - Holy Trinity Church Besthorpe, St Cecilias Church Girton, St John the Baptist Church Collingham, All Saints Church Harby, St Giles Church Holme, St Barthomew Church Langford, St George the Martyr Church Nth and Sth Clifton, St Helena Church Sth Scarle, St Helens Church Thorney and All Saints Church Winthorpe

Sun 23rd Dec 3.00pm - Carol Service inc Reception and Distribution of the Peace Light Trinity Methodist Church, High Street, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts

Further details to follow as become available

East

Mon 17th Dec times tba - Peace Light arrives Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln

Wed 19th Dec times tba - Peace Light Service, St Edith Church, Coates, Willingham, Lincolnshire

Following the above service, the Peace Light was shared with the villages of Morton, Lee and Crammerington, Lincs

Thu 20th Dec - Peace Light to be taken to St Andrews Church, Soham, Cambs

Sun 23rd Dec 3.00pm - Peace Light passed to Willingham Parish Churches and to the village of Torksey, Lincs

Sun 23rd Dec - Peace Light Service, St Peters Church, Torksey, Gainsborough, Lincs

Mon 24th Dec - Peace Light Service, St Helens Church, Willham by Stow, Gainsborough, Lincs

Christmas Day - Christmas Day Service, Service, St Ediths Church, Coates, Lincs

Peace Light Service, St Pauls Church, Morton, Gainsborough, Lincs

Peace Light Service, All Saints Parish Church, Gainsborough, Lincs

Further details to follow as become available

North East

Tue 18th Dec 4.00(ish) - Peace Light arrives Wetherby Services (A1) for distribution, to be taken to Hartlepool for distribution around Middlesbrough areas, and Northumbria and forwarded from there to Edinburgh

Tue 18th Dec tbc - Peace Light arrives Harrogate for distribution in Harrogate, Knaresborough, York and members of US Scouts at RAF Menwith Hill

Tue 18th Dec - Peace Light presented at Middlesbrough District Carol Service

Tue 18th Dec - Peace Light taken to the James Cook Hospital at Middlesbrough

Tue 18th Dec - Peace Light presented to Staff and Patients at Teeside Hospital

Tue 18th Dec - Peace Light taken to Coatham Church Redcar

Sat 22nd Dec 11.00am - UK Service of Reception and Distribution, St Martin Le Grand Church, Coney St, York, Yorks

Sat 22nd Dec 11.00am - Peace Light collected at St Martin Le Grand Church, York by the Guides to be taken to East Yorkshire

Sun 23rd Dec - Peace Light presented to All Saints Church, Pocklington, East Yorks by the Guides

Mon 24th Dec - Peace Light Service at St Cuthberts Church, Fishlake, Doncaster, Sth Yorks

Peace Light presented to South Bank Baptist Church, Middlesbrough

Further details to follow as become available

North West

Mon 17th Dec times 3.00pm approx - Peace Light arrives at Crosby, Sefton, Merseyside for local distribution

Mon 17th Dec times 5.00pm approx - Peace Light arrives at Ellesmere Port, Cheshire for local distribution

Tue 18th Dec 6.30pm - Bethlehem Peace Light Service, St. Anne and Blessed Dominic Catholic Church, Monastery Road, St. Helens, Merseyside

Tue 18th Dec 6.30pm - Peace Light collected from the above service to be taken to Radcliffe, Bury, Lancashire

Tue 18th Dec 6.30pm - Peace Light collected by representatives of Isle of Man Scouting during the same service, to be taken back to IoM for distribution

Wed 19th Dec 9.30am - 12noon - Peace Light Community Morning, Sutton Village Church, Herbert Street, St. Helens, Merseyside

Fri 21st Dec 6.30pm - Ellesmere Port and Neston Scouts and Guides Peace Light Service, St Thomas and All Saints Church, Whitby, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire

Dates and times tbc - Peace Light collected from Radcliffe, Bury, Lancashire by a member of PLAST Scouts, Manchester, Lancashire

Further details to follow as become available

Wales

Tue 18th Dec times tbc - Peace Light arrives at Wrexham

Tue 18th Dec times tbc - Peace Light arrives at St Marys Church, Holyhead

Tue 18th Dec times tbc - Peace Light collected at St Marys Church, Holyhead to be taken to Dublin for distribution across Ireland

Wed 19th Dec evening - Peace Light taken to Chepstow for South Wales distribution

Wed 19th Dec times tba - Peace Light arrives M4 Cardiff Gate Services for distribution

Thu 20th Dec times tba - Peace Light Service, St Michael and All Angels Church, St Teilo St, Pontarddulias, Swansea, South Wales

Further details to follow as become available

Scotland

Tue 18th Dec times tbc - Peace Light arrives at Glasgow for local distribution

Wed 19th Dec 7.30pm - Clyde Region Peace Light service, Larkhall Chalmers Church, Robert Smillie Cres, Strutherhill, Larkhall, South Lanarkshire

Thu 20th Dec 7.00pm - 162nd Braid Scout Group are hosting a Peace Light Service at Liberton Kirk Halls, Kirkgate, Edinburgh

Sat 22nd Dec 3.00pm - 1st Argyll Scout Groups Peace Light distribution from St Columba's Catherdral, Esplanade, Oban, Argyll

Further details to follow as become available

Isle of Man

Fri 21th Dec 6.30pm - Peace Light Service, The Royal Chapel of St John (Tynwald Church), Peel, IOM then then taken for local distribution

Click the video icon above to open the Manx TV News interview about the Peace Light (the video opens in a separate window)

Further details to follow as become available

Ireland

Tue 18th Dec Times tbc - Peace Light collected from Holyhead by contingent from Irish Scouting for distribution across Ireland/Eire

Irish Scouting Peace Light details can be found under the Other Contacts tab

Further details to follow as become available

 

Further details to follow as become available

France

Sun 16th Dec 2018 - UK Contingents collecting the Peace Light from Aire-sur-La Lys (SE of St Omer), France and returned to Dover

Further details to follow as become available

Gibraltar

Wed 19th Dec 2018 - The Peace Light is collected from the Spanish Scouts in Jerez, and that evening will be distributed to Community Leaders by the Scouts

Sun 23rd Dec 2018 - The Peace Light is taken in a candlelit Scout march from the City Hall to the Convent (residence of the Governer and Chief Minister of Gibraltar) and distributed to local parishes

Further details to follow as become available

Boy Scouts of America : Transatlantic Council

Further details to follow as become available

United States of America

Sat 1st Dec 2.30-3.30pm - US Peace Light Reception, Our Lady of the Skies, Terminal 4, JFK International Airport, Jamaica, Queens, NY

Click the flag icon above to open US Peace Light Website and Facebook Community

Click the video icon above to open the Catholic News Service article about the US Peace Light (the video opens in a separate window)

Canada

Sat 8th Dec times tbc - Peace Light Reception, Pearson Airport, Toronto

Sat 8th Dec evening - Peace Light Distribution, Plast Huculak Centre, The Kingsway (Kipling south of Eglinton, Toronto

Further details to follow as become available

Mexico

Further details to follow as become available

 

 

UK Peacelight Co-Ordinators - Members of the Deep Sea Scouts in Dover liaise with the Austrian representatives to collect and organise the Peace Light distribution through the UK, "click" on the E-Mail logo to contact them direct.

Original Web Page Compiled by "G@Z" 9/2001

Last Updated 23-12-2018