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    Advent Week Four: Love (adoration)

    aisharebecca December 20, 2020

    In the final week of Advent, churches will light two candles, the candle of love and the Christ candle. As a reminder, churches light a total of 5 candles, one for every week starting on the first week in December, and leading up to the week of Christmas.  Four candles decorate the outer edges of the traditional wreath, and one white candle sits in the middle. On Christmas Eve or…

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  • Advent Week Three: Joy (peace)

    aisharebecca December 13, 2020

    In this advent series, we’ve already covered the candle of hope as a sign of God’s promises over our lives in Week One and in Week Two we looked at the candle of peace and how we need to prepare ourselves to wait on the prophecy of…

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  • Advent Week Two: Preparation (waiting or prophecy)

    aisharebecca December 6, 2020

    “Glory to God in the highest heaven,  and on earth peace to those on whom his favour rests.” LUKE 2:14 NIV Unexpectedly for some, Jesus’ arrival on earth bought about peace. Jews, particularly the Zealots, wanted their saviour to bring about rebellion and overthrow Roman rule in…

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  • Advent Week One: Hope (or promise)

    aisharebecca November 29, 2020

    It’s the start of advent can you believe it? For the next four Sundays we can delve deeper into God’s word and promises of a saviour. Everyone knows the basic message of advent. The celebration of the birth of our saviour Jesus Christ. But what…

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