On Sunday 19th December we gathered for a reflective and contemplative service of Carols by Candlelight in the church.
At a time when fears of Covid cases rising unsettled the community, it was a blessing to come together either distanced or online to hear music and readings from the church congregation.
The church worship band led us in singing carols and church members of all ages read from the Bible as we reflected on the Christmas story.
Margaret gave a talk reflecting on the verse:
“But Mary treasured all these words and pondered them in her heart.” – Luke 2:19
We thought about the need to slow down, reflect, and meditate on the words of God, especially on the busy build up to Christmas during uncertain times.
It was a poignant and peaceful service and everyone took home a reminder of those words…