Church of England unveils its first Christmas advert

The Church of England has launched its first nationwide movie advert for Christmas.

Whereas John Lewis recruited Elton John for its Christmas campaign and Burberry’s advert stars Naomi Campbell and Matt Smith, the Church of England’s options actual parishioners.

The 90-second clip exhibits church-goers in Hertfordshire collaborating in Christmas preparations at native church buildings.


The advert encompasses a new model of the carol O Little City of Bethlehem, organized by composer Will Todd.

The one was recorded by St Martin’s Voices, a choir from St-Martin-in-the-Fields church in central London, and will obtain its radio premiere subsequent Sunday on Aled Jones’s present on Traditional FM.

Adrian Harris, head of digital for the church, stated: “The advert we’ve produced isn’t about shopping for expensive presents, however as an alternative celebrating the last word present – the start of Jesus Christ.

“Our Comply with the Star marketing campaign will see hundreds of church buildings up and down the nation displaying stars as an indication of welcome and hundreds of thousands of individuals will comply with the star to collect in church buildings this Christmas.” 

On Friday, Canterbury and Durham cathedrals can have big stars projected onto them, whereas The Nice British Bake Off contestant Martha Collison has ready a particular star-themed recipe in collaboration with college kids.

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