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This is such a lovely blog post about a Christingle Service, by Catherine Green, a fellow-author whose blog I follow. I don’t often reblog other posts but this one is beautifully written and uplifting, and just right for this time of year.

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It may surprise you to read about my visit to our local church, since this is the blog of the pagan housewife. There are people in our communities who identify as pagan Christians, however, since paganism was simply an ancient form of worship before Christianity came to the UK all those centuries ago. Indeed, Christianity and paganism mingled and wove together many of the popular festivals that we are familiar with today, and now we are fortunate in that we can openly celebrate those that feel right to the individual.

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So it was that last weekend I accompanied my elder daughter and our young neighbour to our local CofE church, St Michael and All Angels church in Middlewich. I love the congregation in this church, and indeed, many of them are my friends from the school yard and various parent/child groups that I have attended in recent years…

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Comments on: "#JoytotheWorld Christingle Church Service" (1)

  1. Julia Gardner said:

    It was an absolute delight to read about the author’s Christingle Christmas in her local church. Its an reminder to us all of of how so many aspects of Christmas as we know it today are actually derived from ancient pagan rituals.

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