Christingle Party

Our small working party assembled this morning to dress 90 oranges in their Christingle ornaments, ready for tomorrow’s service.  It was a fun morning of chat over coffee and biscuits, whilst savouring the sweet smell of oranges – and of course all those sweets that got broken! Our Carols and Christingles Service takes place at […]

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Christingle Service

Our Minister led our Christingle and Carol Service on the evening of 22 December.  The day before, several volunteers got together to assemble 100 Christingles ready for the service. The Moravian Church has held Christingle services for over two hundred years.  This is what the Christingles represent: The orange represents the world: “It’s rounded like […]

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Our Young People Prepare for Christmas

Our Loaves and Fishes young people’s group decorated this screen, which illustrates the Christmas story – ‘The Greatest Story Ever Told’. Our Pilots group have been talking about Christingle and its symbolic meaning: an orange representing the world; a red ribbon tied round it to represent the blood of Christ; dolly mixtures to represent the […]

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