Category Archives: Advent

Advent 4 Mary and Elizabeth

Does this seem a particularly dark and gloomy time of year? Or is it just me? More than ever  we need the light of the world to come among us. If He could also stop all the messages about Covid … Continue reading

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Shepherds, Sheep and Angels

Shepherds, Sheep and Angels, Advent 3 Isaiah 7: 1-7 Matthew 1:18-25           Image from Christmas Journeys Advent is the season we are well into now and looking forward to Christmas, only 12 days to go! Still … Continue reading

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Christ the King The Sunday before Advent

We are at the end of the church year! Like the calendar year of 2020, what a year!! Most people will be pleased to see this year behind us. Christ the King is the last Sunday before Advent and as … Continue reading

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Advent

Four weeks of preparation and getting ready! That’s a long time even for those, like me who are not that organised, all those endless jobs that need doing before Christmas are sitting in my lists, staring at me every day! … Continue reading

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Advent and only a few days to go…

Sitting at the computer and knowing the daylight will soon be going, even though it is only 2.00pm, brings thoughts to mind of all those without a warm home. A world full of anguish and uncertain futures. I have just … Continue reading

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Bethlehem

The famous journey to Bethlehem must have started about this day. Mary and Joseph travelling alone to be registered. Our vision of Bethlehem is of the city outlined against the starry night sky. Today many people are trapped behind the … Continue reading

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Advent 4 – Mary and Angel Gabriel

Love, openness and forgiveness  Image courtesy of BBC Nativity 2010 2 Samuel 7:1 – 11, Luke 1: 26-38 What vision of Mary do you have in your mind? What kind of picture of this young mother do you have? Is … Continue reading

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Advent: Are we ready?

Advent calling. Are you getting ready, what can you actually do to get ready, how much time do you need and will this have the right effect? My Advent reading this year is with Tom Wright, a great writer of commentaries … Continue reading

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