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21 December 2012 a post by Bruce Stanley. 0 comments.

The Sun Shine On You and the Light Shine From You

A story from the edge of the Roman and Celtic world shortly after the time of Christ's Nativity – and a little ritual to bring Divine blessing for the new year, new born following the solstice. More ...

20 December 2012 a post by Matthew Arnold. 1 comments.

Advent Ritual Wreath

Bring nature inside with a wreath made from four iconic and symbolic evergreen plants. You can either make a simple table centrepiece or make a wreath that will form the centre of a series of rituals leading up to Christmas, ideally through the period of advent – originally made for East Midlands Forest Church. More ...

21 December 2011 a post by Steve Hollinghurst. 0 comments.

In the bleak midwinter – a reflection for winter solstice

Tales, reflections and activities should perhaps fit their season. There are short words, vigorous tales and much activity for the warn days of summer; longer words, reflective tales and stillness for the cold days of winter. This is such a slow reflection for bleak mid-winter days, to be pondered by the fire and with knowledge that while some have fuel enough others struggle to keep warm; while some have company others are alone. These are mid-winter realties to remember. More ...

21 December 2011 a post by Ian Adams. 0 comments.

The Winter Solstice: into the unknown land, unknowing

It is as if the sun is reborn. The Winter Solstice, also know as Yule, marks the longest night and the shortest day of the year - a kind of rebirth of the sun - giving life and light to the world and to its creatures. More ...

Forest Church Tweets

Why not join us for out Jubilee Summer solstice Festival. @LlandaffDio @Pontyclun @ChurchinWales @forestchurch
7 Jun

This week Jean reflects on her experience of forest church at St Anne's Church Talygarn. Why not pop over to our F……
29 May

Join us this Sunday for Forest church. @LlandaffDio @forestchurch @Pontyclun @ChurchinWales
19 May