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Our annual Christingle Service was held on Sunday 5th December.
The Christingle service dates back to 1747 when a German bishop was looking for a simple way of explaining the importance of Jesus Christ in our world. During our service, the children made their own Christingle, which they lit and placed on the altar for all to see, before taking them home after the service. A Christingle consists of an orange representing the world, with a red ribbon around it signifying the love and blood of Christ. Dried fruits are symbols of God’s creation and a lighted candle Jesus and his love of the world in bringing hope to all.
Thanks to Downer Farm Meats in Tisbury for donating the oranges.