Tag Archives: Christmas Day

O come, all ye faithful

I don’t know what your favourite Christmas Carol is, but a popular one is the first one we sung this morning, ‘O come, all ye faithful’. It is a staple of Christmas services. It has a stunning descant loved by … Continue reading

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A rich story with a real birth at its heart

So, what do you make of Christmas Day? More specially, of the stories that we retell each year? Is this a day that you suspend critical faculties? Or a day of children’s stories, with the glow of familiarity? There are … Continue reading

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Christmas Day – Prayers

The Church of England lectionary gives three alternative sets of readings for Christmas Day (including the Midnight services on Christmas Eve). These prayers for use with the lighting of the 5th candle on the Advent Ring, traditionally the while candle … Continue reading

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