Spin Off On the Saturday before “The Nativity” film was shown at Pott Shrigley Church I was struggling with a new Christmas tree I had never decorated before and, as in the story told by the children in the film, was not sure whether to put a star or an angel on the top of the tree. The rest of the day took over and I had to leave the problem until later on Sunday.
decorations for next year. Should I never use it again its presence will remind me of a preChristmas Sunday morning service which was extra special. For those who did not see the wonderful nativity film at church on 11th December, it began with children debating whether to put an angel or a star at the top of the Christmas tree they were decorating. The children then explored what the Bible had to say on the subject, and the film ends with their conclusion that either would both be suitable, but the Alongside everyone else, I was enjoying the most important thing about the nativity is the nativity very much when there came up on the coming of our Lord into the world as a baby, screen a kind of coiled spring shape to slip the and who He grew up to be. The film is available final choice on top of the tree. So you know as a DVD or can be viewed via the church what I did on Sunday afternoon, I made a copy website: www.pottshrigleychurch.org.uk. of the coil like the one I had seen on the screen Donations for copies of the DVD have raised and it worked - problem solved! I have to add over £150 for church funds—thank you to all that the special shape is safely amid the who have supported us. (Editor)
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