Another Successful Christingle service was held yesterday with more than 30 people present, including our staff and families. Music was provided by Margaret on the piano and Clare led the service. Readings were done by residents staff and visitors and 12 christingles were created and lit for a short time.
Afternoon tea followed – the mince pies were gorgeous apparently (thank you Wendy) and overall a good start to the Christmas season. For many of our residents the memories of carols, sung over many years means that when the hear the music they start singing. One lady appeared disinterested until you put your head close and you could hear her quietly singing along- when she realised I was wise to her interest she looked at me and winked!
The school children and Mothers Union will be visiting this week to keep the momentum going. Its always a busy time of year, but we wish everyone a happy Christmas.