Around the world, the Christmas story has been adapted to fit the indigenous climate and culture: traditional Canadian carols tell of tribal leaders taking beaver pelts to the infant; in Argentina the kings take a white poncho made of the finest white alpaca wool; we sing of a Christmas set “in the bleak midwinter” in which “snow had fallen snow on snow”. It rarely snows in Bethlehem! … More Navidad Nuestra: El Nacimento Ariel Ramirez (1921-2010)
Welcome to our Service of Nine Lessons and Carols for Advent 2021.
Please enjoy the prayers, readings, and anthems, and sing along with the carols … More Carol Service 2021
Good morning and welcome to our service of Holy Communion for the 4th Sunday of Advent, which includes our Sunday School’s nativity presentation. … More Sunday School Nativity Presentation
This sermon was given by our Reader Christine on Christmas Day. As a child and young mum, I remember watching Blue Peter and I was fascinated by the idea of time capsules. I’ve got to admit I didn’t realise that “Blue Peter” is still running as a show and you can also chat live to … More Christmas Day 2019
Tonight is the night! We have done the last-minute shopping and wrapped the presents. We’ve started to prepare tomorrow’s dinner. We’ve put out the stockings with a carrot for Rudolph and a mince pie for Santa … More Christmas Eve 2019
Navidad Nuestra (“First Christmas”) is a 6-movement work that takes us from the Annunciation through the Pilgrimmage, the Nativity, the Shepherds and the Three Kings to the Flight to Egypt … More Navidad Nuestra: El Nacimento Ariel Ramirez (1921-2010)
This sermon was given by Rev Caroline on 31 December 2017 – the first Sunday of Christmas.
God always has impeccable timing … More When the fullness of the time came…
There was no sermon at St Margaret’s on the morning of Sunday 24 December. Instead the Sunday School gave us a presentation of the Nativity story. Here is a snippet for you to enjoy again … More The Nativity
This article first appeared in the January 2017 issues of our parish magazine.
Quite possibly my all time favourite Christmas carol, “O Holy Night” never fails to give me tingles down my spine … More O Holy Night: Cappeau (1808-1877) and Adams (1803-1856)
This address was first delivered by Rev Deborah at the midnight service on Christmas Eve 2016.
There are many different headlines that hit the news. Just occasionally an inspiring event or a heart warming action may hit the headlines … More Good News!