New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
Gazette >

Café Christingle

by Margaret Duggan

THE LOCAL community was invited to coffee and doughnuts at St Michael’s, Preston, at 10 a.m. on Sunday morning. The recent removal of the pews meant that instead of the usual eucharist, chairs and tables had been arranged café-style, and 230 people came — at least 100 more than usual.

On the tables they found the means to make their own Christingles in the course of the service that followed, and then everyone was served with coffee and doughnuts. “It was a way of marking ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Job of the week

National Advisor For Pioneer Development

London and Home Counties

With its network of parishes covering the country, the Church of England plays an active role in national life, bringing an important Christian dimension to the nation as well as strengthening community...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

Poet who crossed frontiers

Poet who crossed frontiers

To mark the 50th anniversary of the death of T. S. Eliot, Martyn Halsall examines the writer's work in order to map his spiritual journey  Subscribe to read more

Question of the week
Is the Church being too slow to introduce the Living Wage?

To prevent multiple voting, we now ask readers to be logged in. This is free, quick and easy, honestly. Click here to login or register

Tue 3 Mar 15 @ 10:39
Sir Tony Baldry MP writes on the importance of rural churches http://t.co/L0u3ZBISOF

Mon 2 Mar 15 @ 18:22
Benefit sanctions punish job-seekers unjustly, say Churches http://t.co/KNGStr1Z9V http://t.co/STmXye2wyk