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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 ...

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