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From the Super .................. Advent 2017
As we turn to Advent we recall Luke's account of the shepherds hurrying to Bethlehem after the amazing experience of a vision of angels. Their ordinary night shift in the fields has been interrupted by the experience they can't explain. We're told in Luke’s gospel that they are terrified, but that after they have taken in the enormity of what they are experiencing, they ‘went with haste’ to find the child.
What is there that makes us stop....
and then act decisively?
It may be the retelling of a story we thought familiar.
It may be something that happens, to our neighbours, our world, or us.
We are brought up short by the wonder/horror of it all.
But that is not where it ends.
There is so much to which we need to respond that it is easy, as a result, to be overwhelmed and do nothing.
But we are in this story. Stop. Respond.
For it is to the lives of our neighbours, our world, and us that the promiseof peace is given. Go and greet the Prince of Peace and tell His story to those you meet.
Yours in His Service
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Revd. Mike Lewis’s Message for Advent 2017
Circuit Diary Dates December 2017 to February 2018
Reports of God’s work in the Circuit 2016-2017
CIRCUIT DIARY DATES
Dec 2017 - Feb 2018
December 2nd-3rd 10am-3pm Christmas Tree Festival Christ Church Braintree
January 14th 6pm Circuit Prayer Meeting Great Notley
February 8th 7 for 7.30pm Circuit Meeting Trinity
February 16th/17th 6pm Circuit Day of Prayer and Fasting
Special Services for Christmas 2017 other than on Sundays
Broomfield 11th December Messy Church 3.50pm - 5pm
16th December Torchlight Procession with St Mary’s Broomfield 4pm
25th December Christmas Day Service 10.30am
Burnham 25th December Christmas Day Service 10.15am
Chelmsford City Churches 25th December Holy Communion at Trinity 11.30pm
Christ Church Braintree 24th December Holy Communion 11.30pm
25th December Family Service 10.30am
Hatfield Peverel 25th December Christmas Day Service 11.00am
Maldon 25th December Christmas Day Service 10.30am
MoulshamLodge 25th December Family Service 10.00am
South Woodham Ferrers 25th December Joint Christmas Service 10.15am
Trinity 16th December Breakfast with Santa
25th December Christmas Day Service 10.00am
Witham 25th December Christmas Day Service 10.00am
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