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Christmas

Rev David McGregor’s Christmas sermon 2015, luke-2-8-20-christmas-day-2015-sermon “In an out of the way kind of place, in an out of the way kind of time, in an out of the way kind of town there was God’s truth: a baby born … Continue reading

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Blue Christmas

BLESSING FOR THE LONGEST NIGHT All throughout these months, as the shadows have lengthened, this blessing has been gathering itself, making ready, preparing for this night. It has practiced walking in the dark, traveling with its eyes closed, feeling its … Continue reading

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Advent and Christmas Music

In addition to songs listed in Advent weeks, the following music may be of interest: Christmas Is Real (Tune: ‘Spean’, 11 10 11 10D, TiS 201 ii) Christmas is real when the cost that we measure reaches the manger and … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas

The Twelve Days of Christmas, also known as Twelvetide, is a festive Christian season to celebrate the nativity of Jesus. In most Western Church traditions Christmas Day is the First Day of Christmas and the Twelve Days are 25 December … Continue reading

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COCU5.Christmas Eve

Call to Worship When we wait in the night in the hush that only stars can hold as they bend towards the coming of the light; when we wait in the night labouring with anticipation of what midnight shall bring; … Continue reading

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in times of grief, and death, and sorrow

Luka Bloom wrote this in March 2012, after 28 people from Belgium, including 22 children, died in a bus crash in Switzerland – ‘You should always come home’… Achingly beautiful, and so appropriate for so many suffering loss and grief, … Continue reading

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