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Angelic transformation

03 January 2014

ONCE a scarecrow, now an angel, floating above the congregation at St Helen's, Wroughton, in Bristol diocese. The Christmas Messy Church was turned into an angel-making workshop when more than 30 adults and children spent two hours working together to transform what had been a scarecrow in the village carnival competition last summer into something much holier, to fly above the chancel step for Christmas.

The Curate, the Revd Barbara Abrey, tells me that they also made several smaller angels to hover near the crib.

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