Good morning and welcome to our service of holy communion for Sunday 8 January, on which we celebrate Epiphany – the arrival of the Magi and presentation of their gifts.
We also welcome Fr Shaun who is presiding at our services today. Our ALM Carol will deliver the sermon and intercessions.
We begin with the hymn “We Three Kings of Orient Are” … More The Feast of Epiphany
We hope you are enjoying the Christmas season! Today we bring you drummers drumming. Looking ahead to Epiphany, we also bring you “Song of the Wise Men”, sung by Maggie’s Music Makers … More The Twelfth Day of Christmas
We hope you are enjoying the Christmas season! Today we bring you pipers piping. Looking ahead to Epiphany, we also bring you “Wise Men, They Came”, sung by Carol and Tom … More The Eleventh Day of Christmas
We hope you are enjoying the Christmas season! Today we bring you lords a-leaping. Looking ahead to Epiphany, we also bring you “We Three Kings”, sung by Maggie’s Music Makers … More The Tenth Day of Christmas
Wise men travelled from lands afar guided only by a bright star – and their faith – to deliver their precious gifts to the infant Jesus. These were of course gold (symbolising royalty), frankincense (symbolising the priesthood) and myrrh (foretelling the death and resurrection of our lord) … More Epiphany 2022
Epiphany is the time when we think the kings (wisemen) who came from afar bearing gifts for the new-born king. There is awe and wonder in the story of the wandering magi led to Jesus from the distant East by a star … More New Year letter from the Vicar
Welcome to our service of Holy Communion for Epiphany 2021 … More Epiphany
Welcome to our Digital Advent Calendar, which brings you a carol-a-day every day through Advent. Do join in and have a good sing – today with have the perennial favourite We Three Kings, with solos by members of Maggie’s Music Makers:
This sermon was given by Rev Deborah on Sunday 5 January 2020, and was based on: Isaiah 60:1-6 Matthew 2:1-12 Today we celebrate the arrival of the Magi or the wisemen. It is a story that we are familiar with through nativities scenes, stories from our youth and of course Matthew’s gospel, which we heard … More Epiphany 2020
This article first appeared in the January 2014 issue of our parish magazine.
“Song of the Wise Men” is a Puerto Rican traditional folk carol. I think I discovered it two Christmases ago at St Margaret’s and fell in love with it … More “Song of the Wise Men” (trad., arr. Bullard b.1947)