In her latest column for the Press & Journal newspaper, Bishop Anne Dyer looks ahead to Christmas and how it might be celebrated differently in this year of pandemic.
“…we are realising how different Christmas will be. In our homes, there will be fewer people around the table and TV. There will be no workplace parties. There will be no pantomimes and theatre trips.
“Christmas in our churches will also be changed. There will be no carol services as we cannot sing together inside. Services which would usually be packed will only be able to have a few attending. Church Christmas will be via Zoom or YouTube and will not feel like Christmas at all.
“Now I think we have a choice. We could let all of this add to our misery and allow it to make us downhearted. Or we could decide right now to make of it the very best we can and do things differently.”
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