Another record Christingle service

Christingle 2017 at Saint Laurence's

 a full church for Christingle

It's 4pm on Christmas Eve, a time when many cynics would say people are either finishing their shopping or sitting with their feet up. However, here in Measham, they came in record numbers to sing carols, have some pantomime fun with a simple message of peace, love and light in the birth of Jesus Christ and to share the joy of lighted Christingle oranges and wish each other a very merry Christmas. In many cases there were 3 generations of a family present. 250 adults enjoyed seeing the delight in the children's eyes with 140 Christingles being given out to children. The candles were lighted (again without incident), the church lights extinguished to give a magical atmosphere for the singing of Away in a Manger. A collecion was taken for the work of the Children's Society with those attending generously giving a record amount of over £450.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                            

  

                                          

 

 

 

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Archives 2017
Webpage icon Look at this!
Webpage icon Good as New sale: February 25th
Webpage icon A different start to the week
Webpage icon Ready Steady Stick: how it went in February
Webpage icon Ready Steady Stick: the Easter event
Webpage icon Building Project
Webpage icon Heritage Lottery Fund Launch
Webpage icon Mentor Brief
Webpage icon Heritage Interpretation
Webpage icon Ready Steady Stick: May 30th
Webpage icon Royal Maundy Service in Leicester
Webpage icon Thykingdomcome: creative ways to pray at St Laurence's
Webpage icon Welcome to Joanne Dyer
Webpage icon Woodfield team BBQ: August 19th. The Pictures
Webpage icon Welcome to Ceriann Kelly
Webpage icon A great Coffee Morning!
Webpage icon Christmas@Measham: December 7th. How did it go?
Webpage icon The Tower of Light
Webpage icon Mary and Joseph's journey
Webpage icon Ready Steady Stick - the Christmas party
Webpage icon Farewell to Angie and Paul
Webpage icon The instant nativity play
Webpage icon Experience Pentecost
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