Monthly Archives: December 2014

Prepare

This week our featured reading is from Luke 1.26-38 read it aloud below. In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. And he came to her and said, ‘Greetings, favoured one! The Lord is with you.’ But she was much perplexed by his words and pondered what sort of greeting this might be. The angel said to her, ‘Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favour with God. And now, you will conceive in your womb and bear a

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Sunday 21st December The Fourth Sunday of Advent

Before you begin: If you haven’t done a service with us online before, please read the getting started page for some helpful tips. You will need for today’s service, a small bowl of water, a candle a pen and paper. If you are doing this alone, say the Bold and normal type. If in a group assign one person to say the normal type and everyone join in with the bold type. The Italics are directions for actions within the service.   We are in Advent at the moment. This week’s theme is: Prepare   The Lord be with you And also with you Light your candle as you pray: As we light

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Be Glad

This week our featured reading is from John chapter 1 verses 6-8, 19-28 read it aloud below. There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him. He himself was not the light, but he came to testify to the light. This is the testimony given by John when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, ‘Who are you?’ He confessed and did not deny it, but confessed, ‘I am not the Messiah.’ And they asked him, ‘What then? Are you Elijah?’ He said, ‘I am not.’ ‘Are you the

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Sunday 14th December the Third Sunday of Advent

Before you begin: If you haven’t done a service with us online before, please read the getting started page for some helpful tips. You will need for today’s service, a small bowl of water, a candle a pen and paper. If you are doing this alone, say the Bold and normal type. If in a group assign one person to say the normal type and everyone join in with the bold type. The Italics are directions for actions within the service.   We are in Advent at the moment. This week’s theme is: Be Glad   The Lord be with you And also with you Light your candle as you pray: As we

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Sunday 7th December the Second Sunday of Advent

Before you begin: If you haven’t done a service with us online before, please read the getting started page for some helpful tips. You will need for today’s service, a small bowl of water, a candle a pen and paper. If you are doing this alone, say the Bold and normal type. If in a group assign one person to say the normal type and everyone join in with the bold type. The Italics are directions for actions within the service.   We are in Advent at the moment. This week’s theme is: Return!   The Lord be with you And also with you Light your candle as you pray: As we light

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Return!

This week our featured reading is from Mark chapter  1 verses 1-8 read it aloud below: The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. As it is written in the prophet Isaiah,‘See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way; the voice of one crying out in the wilderness: “Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight” ’, John the baptiser appeared in the wilderness, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And people from the whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem were going out to him, and were baptised by him in the

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