We have dug out some archive pictures of the city’s churches celebrating this special time. Who do you recognise? Were you part of the choirs or at the Christmas fayres?
1. Music to your ears
Sheffield Philharmonic Orchestra at St Mark's Church, Broomhill Sheffield in 1996 where they gave a family Christmas concert under conductors Martin Thiselton and Peter Marshall.
Photo: JPI Media
2. Heavenly voices
In 1999 Epworth County Primary School pupils Hannah Dixon, aged ten, Jessica Hepworth, aged nine, and Robert Pilsworth, aged ten, sing Hark the Herald Angels Sing, written by Charles Wesley, at the launch of the Royal Mail's Christmas stamp collection. The window in the background is the Wesley memorial Window in the Wesley Memorial Methodist Church at Epworth.
Photo: Steve Taylor
3. Always time for cake
Pictured at the Gleadless United Reform Church annual Christmas Fair. Seen in 2003 were ladies on the cake stall, LtoR, Margaret Siddall, Pauline Avery, and Freda Cooke.
Photo: Mike Waistell
4. Water to wine
Santa's little helpers back in 2003 Elaine Frost and Val Potter on the lucky " Wine or Water" stall at Eckington Parish Church Christmas Fayre at Eckington Church Hall, Marsh Lane, Eckington.
Photo: Andrew Partridge