Peace Light Services and Collection

 

  Collected from the Holy Land - 2020 Mid Nov 2020 - Peace Light kindled in the Nativity Grotto, Bethlehem by members of the Austrian Peace Light Team

 Austrian Peace Light International Distribution Service - 2020

Sat 12th Dec 2020 - Venue and Times to follow
Collection by UK Contingents - 2020 Sun 13th Dec 2020 - Details to follow
Light Arrives In Dover, UK - 2020 Sun 13th Dec 2020 evening

UK Service of Reception and Distribution - 2020

Mon 14th Dec - Details to follow
Light Arrives New York, USA - 2020 Details to follow

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

Austria

 

Sat 14th Dec 2019 2.00pm - International Peace Light Distribution Service - Pfarrkirche Donaufeld, 1220 Wien (Vienna), Kinderplatz (Attended by more than 1000 Scouts and Guides representing over 17 countries)

Click the video icon above to open the video of the Austrian Peace Light Distribution Service 2018 (the video opens in a separate window)

England

South East

Sun 15th Dec evening - Peace Light arrives Dover for UK distribution

Sun 15th Dec evening - Peace Light arrives Caversham, Reading, Berkshire for distribution

Sun 15th Dec 9.00pm - Medway Services (M2) Peace Light shared with representative of Kent Scouts for distribution

Mon 16th Dec 10.00am - South Mims Services (M25) Peace Light passed to DSS for UK distribution heading to Luton

Mon 16th Dec 6.00pm - UK Service of Reception and Distribution, St Paul's Church, Maison Dieu Rd, Dover

Mon 16th Dec - Peace Light taken to River Parish Church, River, Dover, Kent

Tue 17th Dec 7.00pm - Peace Light to be taken to St Johns Church, Caversham, Berkshire

Tue 17th Dec 7.00pm - Peace Light to be taken to St Barnabas Church, Emmer Green, Berkshire for 89th Scout Group's Christingle

Wed 18th Dec 9.30am - Peace Light taken to Mass at Holy Cross Hospital, Haselemere, Bucks

Wed 18th Dec 11.00am - Peace Light taken to Godalming, Surrey for Surrey Scout service

Wed 18th Dec 1.00pm - Peace Light taken to South Harting, Sussex for local distribution and to be passed to Deep Sea Scouts and Chichester Scouts

Thu 19th Dec 6.30pm - Thanet District Peace Light Service at St Peter's Church, St Peter's, Broadstairs, Kent

Fri 20th Dec 10.30am - Peace Light passed to St Edwards Church, Windsor, Berkshire

Fri 20th Dec 10.30am - Peace Light passed to Wesley Methodist Church, Reading, Berkshire

Fri 20th Dec 6.30pm - Ecumenical Carol Service St Edwards Church, Windsor, Berkshire

Sun 22nd Dec 10.30am - Morning Service at Wesley Methodist Church, Reading, Berkshire

Sun 22nd Dec - Peace Light taken to Guildford Cathedral, Guildford, Surrey

Sun 22nd Dec 5.00pm - Carol Service Caversham Heights Church, Caversham, Berkshire

Sun 22nd Dec 6.30pm - Carol Service at Wesley Methodist Church, Reading, Berkshire

Sun 22nd Dec Evening - Evening Service at St Andres Church, Caversham, Berkshire

Further details to follow as become available

South West

Mon 16th 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 16th Dec 2.30pm approx - Peace Light arrives at Bridgewater Somerset for local distribution and to be passed to Glastonbury, Somerset

Mon 16th Dec 5.00pm approx - Peace Light arrives at Seaton, Sth Devon for local distribution and to be passed to Brixton,and Teighmouth, Devon and to Blindmans's Campsite, Plymouth, Devon

Tue 17th Dec 11.00am - Exeter Services (M5), Peace Light distribution to be passed representatives from Brixton,and Teighmouth and Blindmans's Campsite, Plymouth, Devon

Tue 17th Dec 11.00am - Peace Light distribution at Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon

Tue 17th Dec - Peace Light taken to Cornwall Hospice Care, Newquay, Cornwall

"Christmas Eve" Tue 24th Dec 4.30pm - Peace Light will be received at the Crib Service at St. Clements Church, Dartmouth, Devon

The Peace Light will also burn at St. Saviour's Church, Dartmouth, Devon

Further details to follow as become available

Greater London

The chaplain to Hayes & Harlington Scouts (Greater London West) collected the Peace Light from the Peace Light Service at Godalming Surrey

The Peace Light was also being collected by members of Richmond upon Thames district, to taken Greater London South West Scout County

Further details to follow as become available

Home Counties

Mon 16th Dec Noon - Peace Light arrives Luton for distribution

Mon 16th Dec tba - Peace Light passed to Bedford

Tue 17th Dec 5.00pm - Peace Light Service, St Andrews Church, Bedford

Tue 17th Dec 7.30pm - Peace Light Service, All Saints Church, Luton attended by Scouts from Luton Groups, Lea, Leagrave, St. Anne's and Strathmore

Wed 18th Dec time tbc- Peace Light to be taken to St Peters Church, Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire

Wed 18th Dec time tbc - Peace Light to be collected by members of Boy Scouts of America Troop 245 based at RAF Alconbury

Further details to follow as become available

Midlands

Mon 16th Dec 1.30pm - Peace Light Distribution, Leicester Forest East Services (North) to be collected by Scout Reps from East Mids and Lincs

Mon 16th Dec 2.30pm approx - Peace Light taken to Whitwick Methodist Church, Leics

Mon 16th Dec 3.30pm approx - Peace Light distribution, Holiday Inn, off Jn 25 M1, Notts/Derbys

Mon 16th Dec 6.00 - 6th Beeston Scout Group's Carol Concert, Beeston Parish Church, Middle Street, Beeston, Nottingham

Mon 16th Dec tba - Peace Light arrives New Sawley Methodist Church, Long Eaton, Nottingham

Tues 17th Dec 10.30am - Peace Light radio article on "The Morning Show" for Erewash Sound (96.8 FM), Ilkeston, Derbyshire

Tues 17th Dec 11.00am - Peace Light to be taken to Fibro and ME Fibromyalgia Support Group, Vernon Suite, Vernon Street, Cotmanhay, Ilkeston, Derbyshire

Wed 18th Dec 10.00am - Peace Light Reception Service at The Faith Centre, Kings Mill Hospital, Mansfield, Notts

Wed 18th Dec 11.00am - Peace Light to be shared with the residents and staff of Millington Springs Care Home, Portland Rd, Selston, Notts

Wed 18th Dec 6.30pm - 135th Derby (Broadway Baptist)Scout Group welcome the Peace Light at a service at Broadway Baptist Church,Broadway, Derby

Thu 19th Dec 9.00am - Peace Light taken to Edwinstowe Chiropractic, Notts

Thu 19th Dec 7.00pm - Peace Light Reception Service, New Sawley Methodist Church, Long Eaton, Notts

Thu 19th Dec 7.00pm - Peace Light taken to St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Tamworth Rd, Long Eaton, Notts

Sun 22nd Dec 9.45am - Peace Light presented to the congregation at Holy Communion Service, St Mary's Church, Church Rd, Greasley, Notts

Sun 22nd Dec 3.00pm - Family Carol Service and Reception of the Peace Light at Trinity Methodist Church, High Street, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts

"Christmas Eve" Tue 24th Dec 11.30pm - Holy Communion Service, St Mary's Church, Church Rd, Greasley, Notts

"Christmas Eve" Tue 24th Dec 5.00pm - Crib Service for Children and Families, St Mary's Church, Church Rd, Greasley, Notts

"Christmas Day" Tue 25th Dec 10.00am - Holy Communion Service, St Mary's Church, Church Rd, Greasley, Notts

Peace Light taken to St Augustine's Parish Church, Warsop, Notts

Peace Light taken to St Theresa's RC Church, Warsop, Notts

Peace Light taken to St Stephen with St Paul's Church, Bobbersmill, Nottingham

Peace Light taken to The Life Church, Bellamy Road, South Mansfield, Notts

Sun 12th Jan 10.15am - Christingle Service, St Mary's Church, Church Rd, Greasley, Notts

Further details to follow as become available

East

Mon 16th Dec - Peace Light collected from Leicester Forest East Services(M1) and will be hosted in Lincoln and be taken to Lincoln Cathedral

Mon 16th Dec - Team Lincoln Peace Light Reception Service at St Lawrence Church, Skellingthorpe, Lincs

Tues 17th Dec - Waddington Scouts Carol Campfire, Station Church, RAF Waddington, Lincs

Tues 17th Dec 6.30.pm - International Peace Light Service, St. Helens Church, Willingham by Stow, Gainsborough, Lincs

Thu 19th Dec 11.30am approx - Peace Light to be taken to St Andrews Church, Soham, Cambridgeshire

Thu 19th Dec - Peace Light Recption in the Morning Chapel at Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincs

Peace Light taken to St Edith's Church, Coates, East Lindsey, Lincs

Further details to follow as become available

North East

Mon 16th Dec 4.00pm - Peace Light Distribution at Ferrybridge Services A1 to be collected by Scout reps for Harrogate, York and Hartlepool

Mon 16th Dec 4.00pm - Peace Light collected at Ferrybridge Services to be taken to Malton Methodist Church, Yorks

Mon 16th Dec 4.30pm - Peace Light Distribution at Wetherby Services A1 to be taken to Northumbria

Fri 20th Dec - Peace Light to be taken to St Cuthbert's Church, Fishlake, Doncaster, Yorks for local distribution

Fri 20th Dec - Peace Light to be taken to St Andrew's Church, Hadfield, Doncaster, Yorks

Sat 21st Dec 10.30am - Peace Light taken to St Martins Church, York, Yorks

Peace Light taken to the Churches in Knaresborough, Yorks

"Christmas Eve" Tue 24th Dec 11.30pm - Midnight Mass, St Mary's Church, Knaresborough, Yorks

Peace Light taken to St John's Church, Knaresborough, Yorks

Peace Light taken to the United Reform Church, Knaresborough, Yorks

Peace Light taken to the Churches in Pocklington, Yorks

Further details to follow as become available

North West

Mon 16th Dec 6.00pm - Peace Light arrives St Helens, to be shared with Crosby, Bury, Isle of Man, PLAST Manchester and local distribution

Mon 16th Dec 7.00pm approx - Peace Light arrives at Ellesmere Port, Cheshire for local distribution

Ellesmere Port and Neston District Peace Light Service at Christ Church, Willaston, Cheshire

Tue 17th Dec 6.30pm - Bethlehem Peace Light Service, St. Anne and Blessed Dominic Catholic Church, Monastery Road, St. Helens, Merseyside

Tue 17th Dec 6.30pm - Peace Light collected by representatives of Isle of Man Scouts and Guides during the same service, to be taken back to IoM for distribution

Tue 17th Dec 6.30pm - Peace Light collected from the above service to be taken to Radcliffe, Bury, Lancashire

Tue 17th Dec 6.30pm - Peace Light collected from the above service to be taken to PLAST Scouting (Polish), Manchester, Lancashire

Wed 18th Dec 9.30am - 12noon - Bethlehem Peace Light Community Morning, Sutton Village Church, Herbert Street, St. Helens, Merseyside

Wed 18th Dec 6.30pm - Bethlehem Peace Light Service, All Saints Church (Stand Church), Whitefield, Bury, Manchester

Wed 18th Dec 6.30pm - Bethlehem Peace Light collected by PLAST Scouts rep at All Saints Church , Whitefield, Bury for their service on Sun 22nd Dec

Fri 20th Dec 6.30pm - Ellesmere Port and Neston District Scouts International Peace Light Service, Christ Church Willaston, Cheshire

Sun 22nd Dec 10.30am - PLAST Peace Light Service, St Marys RC Church, Bury Old Road, Manchester

Further details to follow as become available

Wales

Mon 16th Dec or Tues 17th Dec - Peace Light taken to Wrexham Cathedral

Tue 17th Dec Noon - Peace Light arrives at St Marys Church, Holyhead

Tues 17th Dec - Peace Light collected at St Marys Church, Holyhead to be taken to Dublin for distribution across Ireland

Tues 17th Dec tba - Peace Light collected to be taken to Swansea, South Wales, distribution en route if requested

Tue 17th Dec Noon - Peace Light taken to St Patrick's RC Church, Cromwell Rd, Newport, Sth Wales

Thu 19th Dec 6.00pm - Peace Light Service, St Michael and All Angels Church, St Teilo St, Pontarddulias, Swansea, South Wales

Sun 22nd Dec 10.00am - Christmas Sunday Service at St Patrick's RC Church, Cromwell Rd, Newport, Sth Wales

Date/time tba - Peace Light taken to Brecon Cathedral, South Wales

Further details to follow as become available

Scotland

Tue 17th Dec evening - Peace Light arrives at Glasgow for local distribution

Date/time tbc - Peace Light passed to Edinburgh for local distribution

Wed 18th Dec tba - The 137th (St Columbkilles) Scout Group hosted a Peace Light service in St Columbkille's Church,Rutherglen, Glasgow. The service was attended by Scouts from Oban, Fort William, Edinburgh, Motherwell and elsewhere around Glasgow.

Further details to follow as become available

Isle of Man

Thu 19th Dec - IOM Scouts & Guides return from St Helens with the Bethlehem Peace Light

Fri 20th Dec 7.00pm - IOM Scouts & Guides Service of Distribution of the Bethlehem Peace Light, St Ninians Church,St Ninians Rd, Douglas, IOM

Further details to follow as become available

Ireland

Tues 17th Dec - Peace Light arrives in Dublin, collected from St Mary's Church Holyhead, by contigent of Irish Scouts for distribution in Ireland

Thu 19th Dec - Ecumenical Peace Light Distribution Service, Church of the Holy Cross, Clonliffe College, Dublin

Fri 20th Dec - Peace Light Distribution to the Irish Provinces, supported by Iarnrod Eireann (Irish Rail)

Sat 21st Dec - Peace Light Distribution Service, Monaghan Cathedral, Monaghan

Further details to follow as become available

 

Further details to follow as become available

France

Sun 15th Dec time tba- Peace Light Service in Cathedrale of St.Omer, St Omer, Nth France

Further details to follow as become available

Gibraltar

Further details to follow as become available

Boy Scouts of America : Transatlantic Council - Mayflower District

Wed 18th Dec time tbc - Peace Light to be collected by members of BSA Troop 245 based at RAF Alconbury

Further details to follow as become available

United States of America

Fri 6th Dec 2019 time tba - US Peace Light Reception, Our Lady of the Skies, Terminal 4, JFK International Airport, 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

Canada Ukrainian Scouts near Toronto have collected the Peace Light from BSA Scouts in the Niagra Falls area to begin their distribution

Sat 14th Dec 2019 - Peace Light flown into Montreal Airport by Austrian Airlines to continue Canadian distribution

Further details to follow as become available

Mexico

The Peace Light has been shared by BSA Scouts and has been taken to Monterry (Mexico MSCN) and Nogales for distribution

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 30-12-2019