Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for the second Sunday after Epiphany … More Epiphany 2
On the Twelfth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Drummers Drumming. The drummers represent the 12 points of doctrine in the Apostles’ Creed. “I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth. I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord. He was conceived by the power … More Twelfth Night: the 12th Day of Christmas
On the Eleventh Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: Eleven Pipers Piping. After Judas had betrayed Jesus there were eleven disciples, and that is what this gift represent: the ‘true’ followers of Christ who carried out the gospel message.
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for Epiphany 2021 … More Epiphany
On the Ninth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: Nine Ladies Dancing. These nine dancers represent the Holy gifts known as the fruit of the Spirit. The fruits are love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.
On the Eighth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: Eight Maids a-Milking. This gift represents the Beatitudes – and that Christ came to save everyone, regardless of wealth or status. The eight who are blessed include the poor in spirit, those who mourn, the meek, those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, … More New Year’s Day: the 8th Day of Christmas
This is our very special service for New Year’s Eve, in which we are invited to make a covenant to live well in 2021 – with God, with the earth, and with each other … More New Year’s Eve
On the Seventh Day of Christmas, My True Love Sent to Me: Seven Swans a-Swimming. This gift is about the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit: prophecy, ministry, teaching, exhortation, giving, leading, and compassion. As swans are one of the most beautiful and graceful creatures on earth, they would seem to be a perfect symbol for … More New Year’s Eve: the 7th Day of Christmas
On the Sixth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: Six Geese a-Laying. This gift is rooted in the book of Genesis, the first story found in the Bible. Each egg is a day in creation, a time when the world was “hatched” or formed by God.
The fourth day of Christmas is when we mark the slaughter of all male babies, ordered by Herod. He was too late though. Mary and Joseph had already escaped, taking their baby Jesus with them. The Coventry Carol tells of the mothers’ grief. It is sung for us by our Organist Tom and our MD … More Carol for the Holy Innocents