Join in with Christingle

Thousands of Christingle celebrations happen across the country every year, raising vital funds to make sure no child feels alone.
Celebrate 50 years of Christingle and show a child they are not alone this Christmas.

What is Christingle?

Now in its 50th year Christingle is a celebratory event which takes place every year in the run up to Christmas. This vibrant event is hugely popular for churches and schools, raising vital funds to help transform the lives of vulnerable children. And all it takes is an orange!

Plan your Christingle event

Whether you’re organising your first Christingle celebration or you've been doing so for years, it’s important to plan well in advance of your event. With our wealth of ideas, planning a Christingle celebration can be simple and fun.

Celebrating 50 years of Christingle

This is a very special year for Christingle, as it marks 50 years since the first service in England at Lincoln Cathedral on 7 December 1968.

Your Christingle resources

To make it as easy as possible for you to organise your event we provide a wealth of resources to help you hold a Christingle that’s right for you. From worship materials to lesson plans and craft activities, all resources are free to order or download.

Celebrating Christingle in your school

Because it was designed specifically to help children understand the Gospel, Christingle works as a great teaching tool as well as being a fantastic opportunity for you to bring your school together for a celebration enjoyed by children and adults alike.