Tag Archives: Christmas

God Said Yes

Hi everyone, Rob here. Christmas can be a very emotional time, for better or for worse. The emphasis on family can lead to celebration but also grief. Not everyone has a happy marriage, lovely children and twinkly lights. We miss … Continue reading

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Something About Mary

Hi there, David here. There is more. There‚Äôs more to the story than Christmas carols and Christmas trees. This week we’re focusing on the lead up to Christmas – Advent. Advent tells us that the Messiah is coming, our rescue … Continue reading

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Prince of Peace

Merry Christmas everyone, Rob here. The Christmas story tells us that the angels appeared to the shepherds saying, “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favour rests (Luke 2:14).” Once again … Continue reading

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Love Came Down at Christmas

Hi everyone. Rob here. “Love Came Down at Christmas” is a poem, written for Christmas by Christina Rossetti and was first published in 1885. It has been set to music many times and is now a well-known Christmas carol. Love … Continue reading

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Joy

Hi everyone, Rob here again. On Sunday I experienced joy. In the morning we heard the stories of 5 young people and then at lunchtime we baptised them in the local river, singing songs, hugs all round and a meal … Continue reading

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Love

Hi everyone. Rob here. John writes: “Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is … Continue reading

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Hope

Hi everyone. Rob here. This coming Sunday is the first Sunday in Advent; the season in the church calendar where we anticipate the coming of Christ into the world. We remember and celebrate his first coming as God incarnate and … Continue reading

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