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Praying With Your Kids During Advent

If you’re looking for a way to help your children learn about the Advent season which begins on Sunday, you may want to check out this downloadable craft project called the¬†Advent Prayer Cube.¬† 61 more words


Stir up Sunday

This week I’m hoping at last to turn to some preparations for the forthcoming family Christmas, partly inspired and reminded by today’s Collect:

Stir up, O Lord, the wills of your faithful people,

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At the November PCC meeting, which falls this evening, it has become a tradition to meet a few minutes early to choose a Christmas card design from a selection submitted by children from the church school in our parish. 97 more words

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Making contact

I’ve been looking through our Christmas card address labels. Rather than giving myself a hard time for the fact that I haven’t been in touch with all these friends and relations ‘enough’ this year, it’s probably better to consider it a form of intercessory prayer each time I mentally conjure them up. 81 more words


Remembrance Prayers

The Collect prayers for Remembrance Sunday:

Almighty Father,
Whose will is to restore all things in your beloved Son, the King of all:
govern the hearts and minds of all those in authority, 72 more words


Boldness and Joy

This morning’s Collect for All Saints’ Sunday was:

God of Holiness, your glory is proclaimed in every age:
As we rejoice in the faith of your saints, 105 more words



Dear Lord, it’s Halloween again.

I can’t really begin to articulate why I dislike it so much.
I don’t understand the compulsion to scare oneself and others. 94 more words

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