Category Archives: Christmas

Rev John Proctor
23 Dec
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United Reformed Church: Christmas Eve reflection – on the edge

Revd John Proctor, the United Reformed Church’s general secretary, turns to Luke’s account of the outcast and overlooked shepherds. Shepherds were out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night Luke 2:8 Shepherds lived on the edge – ...

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23 Dec
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The Salvation Army’s 2015 Christmas message from General André Cox

A new perspective ...

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23 Dec
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Church of Scotland: a Christmas message from the Moderator

The news is difficult to hear today, writes Rev Dr Angus Morrison, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. Sixteen million children born into war – no wonder this Christmas that many of us feel deeply troubled ...

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Archbishop Philip Tartaglia
23 Dec
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Archbishop Philip Tartaglia’s Christmas message

There is something magical about Christmas time, something which is universal in its appeal.  At a human level there is the natural excitement of the young (and not so young) at decorating the house; buying and receiving presents ; visiting ...

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23 Dec
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Baptist Union of Scotland: Invitation to a journey

It was some ‘Invitation to a journey.’ “The Lord is with you … Do not be afraid, Mary.” So began the journey that would change her life and the world, writes Rev Alan Donaldson, General Director of the Baptist Union ...

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23 Dec
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Methodist Church in Britain: Presidential Christmas address

Mary and Joseph were not rich people; Jesus was born in a stable, writes Rev Steven Wild. It was a busy time when the census was being taken and this young couple had little resources. I wonder if people saw ...

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Archbishop Justin Welby
23 Dec
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Archbishop of Canterbury’s ecumenical Christmas greeting

The Archbishop of Canterbury has sent a Christmas message to ecumenical partners and heads of churches around the world. The Shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and seen, as it had been told them (Luke ...

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Elaine Duncan
23 Dec
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Scottish Bible Society: Responding positively to God’s call this Christmas

Obedience is rarely easy – or am I just particularly rebellious, writes Elaine Duncan, chief executive of the Scottish Bible Society. Responding positively to God’s call on our lives can take us out of our comfort zones and into areas ...

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