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Advent 4 Mary and Elizabeth

Does this seem a particularly dark and gloomy time of year? Or is it just me? More than everĀ  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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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 haveĀ the right effect? My Advent reading this year is with Tom Wright, a great writer of commentaries … Continue reading

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Darkness and Light

              One candle burns at the start of Advent, in St Clement’s Church, Terrington St Clement, a magnificent and pretty church in the Fens, sometimes called the Cathedral of the Fens. The light shone … Continue reading

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Advent 2

Posada The Advent journey of Mary and Joseph and their donkey is experienced more and more in our churches and homes. The tradition of Posada, which began in South America is now taking root in the UK. Crib figures, representing … Continue reading

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Advent 1

First Sunday of Advent December 1st Advent literally means ‘ to the coming’ or the ‘arrival’. Just as it’s getting darker and darker with the nights getting longer and longer, we start thinking about the light of the world; All … Continue reading

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From Advent to Christmas

As the shortest day brings increasing darkness and wintry weather so our Advent calendars move close towards Christmas Day. People rushing from shops to home, travellers stranded at airports or in planes, caught in the snow on trains and in … Continue reading

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