Monthly Archives: December 2012

Carol Service

At the Candlelight Carols service, we explored the nativity story as Luke tells it – from the announcement to Elizabeth and Zechariah that they (despite their years) would give birth to a son – right the way through to Simeon and Anna recognising the Messiah as the baby Jesus was taken for dedication…

We looked at the story through the eyes of Mary – and asked herself how she must have felt – knowing that ultimately this child wasn’t “hers” – but was God’s gift to the whole world. As he grew, she always knew he would be taken from her…

kingsteignton carol service

Carol Service

At the Candlelight Carols service, we explored the nativity story as Luke tells it – from the announcement to Elizabeth and Zechariah that they (despite their years) would give birth to a son – right the way through to Simeon and Anna recognising the Messiah as the baby Jesus was taken for dedication…

We looked at the story through the eyes of Mary – and asked herself how she must have felt – knowing that ultimately this child wasn’t “hers” – but was God’s gift to the whole world. As he grew, she always knew he would be taken from her…

kingsteignton carol service