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St, Bride's 16 Church Terrace Newtonmore PH20 1DT
Sunday Services are :Laggan 9.30am, Kingussie 10.30am, Newtonmore 11.30am
Sunday 27th November joint service Laggan 10.30am
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Sundays 3pm weekly Songs of Priase with Graham Atkinson
1st Sunday in the month 5pm The New Normal with Ian Hall, and guests, looking at life issues from a Christian perspective.
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29 November 2022
The Advent wind begins to stir with sea-like sounds in our Scotch fir,
It's dark at breakfast, dark at tea and in between we only see
Clouds hurrying across the sky and rain-wet roads the wind blows dry
And branches bending to the gale against great skies all silver pale
The world seems travelling into space, and travelling at a faster pace
Than in the leisured summer weather when we and it sit out together,
For now we feel the world spin round on some momentous journey bound -
Journey to what? to whom? to where? the Advent bells call out 'Prepare,
Your world is journeying to the birth of God made Man for us on earth.'
And how, in fact, do we prepare the great day that waits us there -
For the twenty-fifth day of December, the birth of Christ? For some it means
An interchange of hunting scenes on coloured cards, And I remember
Last year I sent out twenty yards, laid end to end, of Christmas cards
To people that I scarcely know - they’d sent a card to me, and so
I had to send one back. Oh dear! is this a form of Christmas cheer?
Or is it, which is less surprising, my pride gone in for advertising?
The only cards that really count are that extremely small amount
From real friends who keep in touch and are not rich but love us much
Some ways indeed are very odd by which we hail the birth of God.
We raise the price of things in shops, we give plain boxes fancy tops
And lines which traders cannot sell thus parcell'd go extremely well
We dole out bribes we call a present to those to whom we must be pleasant
For business reasons. Our defence is these bribes are charged against expenses
And bring relief in Income Tax enough of these unworthy cracks!
'The time draws near the birth of Christ' a present that cannot be priced
Given two thousand years ago yet if God had not given so he still would be a distant stranger and not the Baby in the manger.
Nov 27th our joint service is led by a visiting minister.
For those continuing to worship online we hope you feel blessed and part of God's family.