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- Advent Study Groups 3 and 4 December 20, 2019admin
Advent Study Group 2019 weeks 3 and 4
Again, images by He Qi helped our thinking as we read about the shepherds and wise men who came to see the infant King.
- Advent Study Group December 2, 2019admin
Advent Study Group 2019 week 2
This week we focussed on the meeting of Mary and Elizabeth, excited and daunted by what was happening to them. Another image by He Qi helped our thinking.
- Advent Study Groups December 2, 2019admin
Advent Study Group 1
This is the beautiful image (by Chinese artist He Qi) of the angel speaking to Mary, that we considered at our first 2019 Advent study.
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- harvest – creation in our care September 23, 2019admin
harvest – creation in our care
This year, our “creation in our care” service (on 22nd September) was led by a group of members.
The themes for the service were 4 elements of God’s creation:
– air (God’s spirit energising our lives)
– fire (God meets us, like Moses at the burning bush, and fires us up for action
– water (necessary for life, but not available to many in the world)
– earth (we celebrate the earth in all its diversity.
An augmented choir led the congregation in singing specially composed versions of “We plough the fields and scatter”, “Standing on Holy Ground” and “Wide, wide as the ocean”.
The themes were illustrated with a waterfall cascading down from the balcony into the font, bubbles being blown over the congregation, a new “fire” banner, a display of harvest goods in front of the communion table, and photos on the screen (thanks, Alan!)
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