Christian Seasons

  • A Gift of Easter

    The 2015 edition of A Gift of Easter introduces the reader to Holy Week, focusing on the words Jesus spoke from the cross and the resurrection on Easter Sunday morning. Combining evocative images, short passages from the Bible and other sources, and verses from well known hymns, the booklet offers inspiration and an opportunity for […]

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    Make space for Jesus this Christmas

    Listen to the Christmas Message as a podcast here The President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference have urged people to make space in their homes and lives for Jesus this Christmas. In their Christmas message, the Revd Ken Howcroft and Ms Gill Dascombe ask people to consider what kind of dinner guest Jesus might […]

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    Bethlehemian Rhapsody (Video)

    To download this song, go to http://www.puppetunes.com This delightful parody written by Mark Bradford and directed by Darla Robinson ([email protected] puppetunes.com) tells the Christmas story in a new….and UNIQUE….way that will touch the hearts of generations to come. Enjoy! See below:-

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    The Brick Nativity (Video)

    Ever wanted to see the story of Jesus’ birth retold using Lego? Look no further – this lovely video was created by Methodist minister the Revd Mark Stennett

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    Advent reflection: Waiting is more than unfulfilled longing

    “Oh that You would rend the heavens and come down…” (Isaiah 54:1) An increasing challenge for those who treasure the Christian year is preventing Advent from being swallowed up by ‘Christmas’ before it has begun. Our high streets, pubs and restaurants, TV adverts and supermarkets with their incessant seasonal ditties know or care little for […]

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    Living Upside Down – Advent Resource

    As we look forward to celebrating Jesus’ coming to the world during Advent and Christmas we are greatly blessed by many of our traditions. One of those traditions unique to Wales is the plygain service and its wealth of original Welsh carols used to sing God’s praises, share the Christmas story, and celebrate salvation in […]

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  • Harvest is here, thank you God

    But why do we celebrate the Harvest Harvest is from the Anglo-Saxon word hærfest, “Autumn”. It then came to refer to the season for reaping and gathering grain and other grown products. The full moon nearest the autumnal equinox is called the Harvest Moon. So in ancient traditions Harvest Festivals were traditionally held on or […]

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