Now, as night falls on Christmas Eve, and the season of Christmas begins, we know that Light shines in the darkness.
Merry Christmas to all!
Welcome to a Christmas Special from Sunday Retold
In these last few days of preparation, I thought I would share with you a Christmas retelling, and some prayers. For several years, the “Shepherds and Angels” part of the extract below was read out at All-Age Christmas worship in my church.
If you would like to use any of the material below, please do feel free to do so, saying where it is from.
From The Bible Retold
The Roman Emperor, Caesar Augustus, had ordered a census throughout the whole empire, when all the people would be counted, and taxed. The orders spread along straight Roman roads, and were proclaimed first in the white marble cities and ports, and then in the towns and villages of the countryside.
Even quiet Nazareth heard the news, and Mary and Joseph began to gather together their belongings, ready to travel to Bethlehem. That…
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