Archive | December, 2017

Advent 2017

The theme of Advent: waiting for Christ to be born. In towns and villages In tower blocks and terraces Christ is waiting to be born In palaces and shanty-towns In high streets and back-streets Christ is waiting to be born In the vastness of the universe In the intimacy of our hearts Christ is waiting […]

Readings for December 2017

Readings for the main services of worship on Sunday & Wednesday during December.  3 December – Advent 1 Isaiah 64.1-9; Psalm 80.1-8; Philippians 1.1-11 ; Mark 13.24-37 6 December – Nicholas, Bishop of Myra 1 John 4.7-14; Psalm 145.8-13; Mark 10.13-16 10 December – Advent 2 Isaiah 40.1-11; Psalm 85.8-11; 2 Peter 3.8-15a; Mark 1.1-8 […]

Light of Light

A poem by Christina Rossetti – for the occasion of the day of Saint Lucy. O Christ our Light, Whom even in darkness we (So we look up) discern and gaze upon, O Christ, Thou loveliest Light that ever shone, Thou Light of Light, Fount of all lights that be, Grant us clear vision of […]

Christmas Raffle 2017 – Results

This year’s raffle had some very attractive prizes. Thanks are due to Dianne Carter and Colin Guanaria for organising the majority of the prizes, and to Margaret Jones for coordinating ticket sales. The results were as follows: Grand prize (weekend for two in London): Simon Sadler Flight around the island (courtesy of Enviro Communications Ltd.): […]

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