'Christmas Eve' Tagged Posts

'Christmas Eve' Tagged Posts

Join us this Christmas

Anticipation and Joy. By Rachel Join us at Christmas – on Christmas Eve or on Christmas Day A time to decorate the Christmas tree and hang the fairy lights, a time to plan the Christmas meal menu, a time to buy and wrap presents – a time of building anticipation. As a child, I thought anticipation was the painful period of ‘waiting’ till I could get my hands on the presents under the tree. But I have since learnt that…

Advent 5 – O Come, O Come Emmanuel

A visual montage of the Hope, Peace, Love, and Joy of Christ set to the song, O Come, O Come Emmanuel, sung by Bebo Norman. A reflective moment as you approach towards Christmas Eve.

Slow Down this Christmas

Slow Down this Christmas by Moriah Simonowich Last Christmas, my mom and I tackled errands together in chilly December weather. As we buzzed through store after store with a list that always seemed to do more stretching than shrinking, I noticed how hectic everything was. A continual pattern of long lines, crowded aisles, and packed parking lots accompanied the bright, glittering decorations and festive music. People rushed to purchase gifts and groceries in order to be properly prepared for the holidays…

Celebrating Christmas

Its time to celebrate Christmas! We have three occasions to bring your family to do this. On Christmas Eve – we have a service at 10 am then a special Christmas eve event at 7pm where we can all join in some Christmas cheer and carols and a time to reflect on another family – a young mum and dad, the birth of a son, and divine intervention in history. Then on Christmas Day – everyone is welcome to come…
Prepare him room

Prepare Him Room

“Prepare Him Room” is the name of this year’s Christmas Eve Carol Service.  The words come from the carol “Joy to the World” written by Isaac Watts in 1719. The full first verse is: Joy to the World, the Lord is come! Let earth receive her King; Let every heart prepare him room, And heaven and nature sing. What’s strange about “Joy to the World” is that there is nothing particularly “Christmassy” about it. Tradition means we sing this carol…

Carols – 7pm Christmas Eve

Join us to celebrate Christmas with carols on Christmas Eve. You are invited to a Carol Service on Christmas Eve and also to Christmas Day service at 9:30 am. The Carol service will be followed by Christmas cake and supper. Do come, bring your friends and family and spend a moment to reflect on Christmas.