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Facemask Angels – remind us God is with us and of his saving love

Begin making angels from 2 disposable facemasks.¬† The fourth Sunday of Advent often focusses on Mary, the Mother of Jesus, but I want to look this morning at the angelic messengers. This church has lots of images of angels around … Continue reading

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Advent 4: Jesus’ ‘Who do you think you are?’

Each of the Gospels approaches the story they want to tell about Jesus from a different place. For John, the Gospel for Midnight Mass, it is the deeply philosophical with the eternal Word and light shining in darkness. Mark plunges … Continue reading

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Hope & fears of all the years fulfilled

Celebrating Christmas (and Advent, given where we are in this season) can seriously damage how you read the Bible. Passages from the Old Testament are raided by the Gospel writers and they are used to add depth to the story … Continue reading

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Advent 4 (Year A) – Prayer

A prayer for lighting the fourth candle on the Advent ring.¬†This prayer draws on the readings set for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year A, in the Church of England Revised Common Lectionary. Advent 4 (Year A) God of grace … Continue reading

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