So this is Christmas...

PUBLISHED: 08:57 20 December 2011

The Revd Alastair McCollum. Picture by Terry Ife ref mhv 8783-09-11TI

The Revd Alastair McCollum. Picture by Terry Ife ref mhv 8783-09-11TI


Feel free to share celebrations in your local church.

“And so this is Christmas” sang John Lennon, but then Slade said “Merry Christmas Everyone” and Jonah Lewie asked to “Stop the Cavalry”!

Yes, it’s that time of year when Christmas music is played on a loop and we’re all frantically trying to make sure everything’s ready - turkey stuffed, presents wrapped and all the best programmes are circled in the telly guide!

But what does this all have to do with the reason Christmas started, you may ask? Presents remind us wise men came to bring gifts to a new born king, the ‘feast’ is because of what God has done for us in sending Jesus to bring love and light to the world and because the Bible describes heaven as a party and the telly guide, well that’s just my thing!

Enjoy Christmas – God bless you all and feel free to come share our celebrations in your local church

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