Light of the World – Lyrics: Paul Wigmore (1925-2014), Music: John Dankworth (1927-2010)

This beautiful melody had slipped completely from my memory until I saw the phrase ‘Light of the World’ in “Walking Backwards to Christmas”, the text used by the Advent group in December … More Light of the World – Lyrics: Paul Wigmore (1925-2014), Music: John Dankworth (1927-2010)

Advent

On the afternoon of Sunday 2 December 2018 we had an Advent Quiet Afternoon at St Margaret’s facilitated by our ALM, Carol O. It was based on Jesus’ “I AM” statements … More Advent

Candlemas

We all know Candlemas as the time in the Christian year when we bless the candles that are used in church throughout the year and as the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple when it was customary for parents to present their baby boy in the temple to give thanks to God … More Candlemas

Transfiguration

When I was a teenager (and before I had come to a personal faith), I recognised that there was something different in the faces of those that I knew that believed. Before I understood that it was the Holy Spirit shining out of them, I used to describe this phenomenon as them having “ITV” faces which drew its analogy from the sparkly radiance that make up and lights achieved in a TV studio … More Transfiguration