Monthly Archives: December 2013

Christmas Surprise!

(Isaiah 62, 6-12; Titus 3, 4-7)  Luke 2, 1-7) Do you like surprise Christmas presents?
 Did any of you have something for Christmas you didn’t expect? Our family doesn’t tend to go in for surprise presents. We don’t send letters … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

(Isaiah 7, 10-16; Romans 1,1-7; Matthew 1, 18-25) You can sometimes tell when a person was born by their name. I don’t just mean the time of year (we have probably all met people called Holly, or Noel, or Natalie … Continue reading

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The Transformation Scene

(Isaiah 35, 1-10; Magnificat; James 5, 7-10; Matthew 11, 2-11) The panto season is here again! We’ve got ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ at Watersmeet, ‘Peter Pan’ at the Watford Palace and ‘Aladdin’ at Radlett, and lots and lots more at every … Continue reading

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The Words of the Prophet ……..

  (Advent 2, Yr A. Isaiah 11,1-10; Matthew 3,1-12) In the time in which our Old Testament passage was written, there were three groups of people through whom God communicated with the Jewish nation.   The first were the monarchs, … Continue reading

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