Advent

For many people the lead-up to Christmas is a busy time of shopping, parties and fun. But Advent is a time of making space, of waiting and reflection. Over Advent we are offering daily resources and would love to walk with you on a journey of prayer and reflection during this season.

Showing 1 to 10 of 50 articles for Advent
Couple holding a baby
After four weeks preparing and considering the day’s meaning, Christmas is here
25 December 2013
Church team
Snowy landscape
Author Janet Morley writes of a classic poem that reveals winter in a way few paintings of its time do not
24 December 2013
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Green road signs
A reflection on the importance of patience and concentration required to see what matters
23 December 2013
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Table lamp on wooden floor
The author alters a room's lighting and leads us to reflect on darkness and light
22 December 2013
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Red candles lit for advent
In anticipation of the fourth, final week of Advent, we have prayers
21 December 2013
Church team
Photograph © Shutterstock | Focusing on hope
Does light bring clarity?
20 December 2013
Church team
See below for cartoons of the Christingle
Cartoonist Dave Walker playfully draws the Christingle in its traditional form and in a handful of alternate styles
19 December 2013
Guest bloggers
a child's drawing of a Christmas tree
How do we give refuge to those who seek asylum in the UK?
18 December 2013
Church team
landscape of sunrise
Listen to author Pádraig Ó Tuama's read his poem 'Rejoice!'
17 December 2013
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York Minster
A gift that lightens heavy loads and grieved hearts
16 December 2013
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