Christingle Service at Sandford St Martin

The Christingle (Christ Light) service at St. Martin’s Church in Sandford St. Martin is always a magical event, heralding that Advent (derived from ‘adventus’ – arrival) is truly upon us. Let’s forget the bling sparkly High Street window displays of late October and mince pies with ‘best before’ dates coincident with Bonfire Night; we’re now officially preparing for the celebration of Christmas. Christingle starts the clock, and sets the mood in a church where windowsills and alcoves are bedecked with red berry greenery and candles, and a magnificent Christmas tree. Our attention focused on the Advent Wreath placed upon the font, a crown of five candles, the circle representing the eternity

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