Monthly Archive: December 2015

Dec 31 2015

Pew Leaflet 10 January 2016

THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST Lord God, you revealed your Son in the waters of the Jordan and anointed him with the power of the Holy Spirit to proclaim good news to all people: sanctify us by the same Spirit, that we may proclaim the healing power of the gospel by acts of love in your …

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Dec 31 2015

Pew Leaflet 3 January 2016

The Collect O God of light and peace, your glory shines in the child of Bethlehem and still draws the nations to yourself: dispel the darkness that shrouds our path, that we may kneel before Christ in true worship, offer him our hearts and souls, and return from his presence to live as he taught; …

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Dec 28 2015

RECTOR’S CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2015

Dear People of God Christmas is here at last. All the preparations, all the arrangements, all the buying of presents, all the weeks of excitement and anticipation of our children and grandchildren, have finally come together in this very special time. Christmas is a time to be together – a time for families, for gifts, …

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Dec 21 2015

Pew Leaflet 20 December

THE COLLECT O God of grace and glory, you visited your servants Elizabeth and Mary with news of the world’s redemption in the coming of the Saviour: make our hearts leap with joy, and fill our mouths with songs of praise, that we may announce glad tidings of peace, and welcome Christ in our midst, …

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Dec 14 2015

Advent & Christmas Services

Season of Advent It was Pope Gregory 1 [590-604] who settled the Season of Advent of four Sundays with a very clear emphasis on the Christian hope of the Coming of Christ. Benard of Clairvaux [d. 1153] summarises the theology of the Seasons of Advent as the three comings of Christ, past, present and future. …

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