Posts tagged 2013

Advent Family 3: The Kingdom seen in Love in action.

Having thought about what Christ is like as our king, the third family group session focused on showing Christ’s love the world in our actions and the way we are with others. Recapping from last week we sang another copying game, this time called “Super crab” In this game all do the actions of one […]

Advent Adults’ 3: The signs of the Kingdom

Last Thursday we gathered for our third Advent group, looking at the Kingdom of God. We began by reading the Old Testament reading for Sunday (Isaiah 35:1-6,10) focusing on the signs of the Kingdom, including the desert flowering and healing been seen. We then read and discussed the following texts: an extract from Sunday’s Gospel: […]

Advent Families 2: Show me the King.

As with our Adults’ group, our families concentrated on Christ, the King of God’s Kingdom in their second session. We thought for a little about what Jesus is like or what we knew about him as a person. Then we asked the children to write their ideas on post it notes and place on the […]

Advent Adults 2: Encountering the King.

A busy Advent has meant I am a bit behind. So here is a report from our second Adults Advent Group: We spent the whole evening looking at the figure of Jesus Christ. In investigating the Kingdom of God, Christ is at the very heart, for he is the King. We began with a meditation […]

Advent Family Group: Imagining the Kingdom of God.

Last Friday some of our regular families gathered at St Agnes for the first of our children friendly Advent group. Like the Adults the children will be focusing on the Kingdom of God for the four weeks up to Christmas. We began thinking about the change of season. In the natural we see the signs […]

Advent begins: Come, Lord, come!

The beginning of Advent was marked by the Advent Carol Service at S Agnes. This was the third occasion the Ordinariate has celebrated what is a treasure of Anglican patrimony, and it was attended by a record congregation — around 100 — of members of the communities based at all three churches in the parish. […]