Christmas 2019

candles and Christmas tree

Our Christmas Eve service of carols and lessons by candlelight was well-attended, with many family members and others visiting.  The flickering glow of nearly a hundred candles lent a special atmosphere to the evening worship, along with well-known Christmas readings and carols.  Our Minister invited us to reflect on the roles of angels and shepherds in the Nativity story – connecting heaven and earth in praising God and telling the good news.  A choir sang two carols, and a collection was taken for local domestic abuse charity Harbour Support Services.  Mince pies and mulled wine were enjoyed over cheerful conversations in the warm hall afterwards.

candles Advent wreath with four lit candles two candles in floral decoration Wooden Nativity in the church garden

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