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 reveals church-goers in Hertfordshire participating 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 only 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 Basic FM.

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

“Our Observe 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 assemble in church buildings this Christmas.” 

On Friday, Canterbury and Durham cathedrals may 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 youngsters.

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