BC? Â On Sunday 18th December,
2016, there was a lovely Baptism service at 11.00 a.m. and a Carol service at
a Baptism and a Carol service â€“ BC.
baptism service was for Matilda and Annie.
Before the actual baptism, The Rev.
Eileen anointed not only the girls but also their parents and God parents with
oil that had been blessed by the bishop!
At 4.00 p.m. the carol service began in
a rather subdued manner. Â The plan was
for Andy to lead the service but, due to last minute, unforeseen, personal
circumstances, he was unable to be there.
So, Eileen stepped in and conducted the
service using Andyâ€™s notes. Â She did very
well under the circumstances â€“ even managing to make the most of Andyâ€™s
As always the carol service was a great
prelude to put us in the right frame of mind for Christmas day the following