Christingle at St Luke’s Church

Christingle is a joyful celebration that brings families and communities together to share the light of Jesus and spread a message of hope.

Christingle celebrations are named after the Christingles that are lit during the ceremony.  Christingles are oranges wrapped in red tape, decorated with dried fruit or sweets, with a candle on the top.

Before the celebration, the learners made their own Christingle.

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On 13th December, learners from the main school attended Christingle at the St Luke’s Church.

St Luke’s Christingle Service

Rev Donald welcome learners, staff and families.

A learner from Year 6 explained what a Christingle was.

Family Carol sung by all: We Three Kings.

Year 5 sang Oh Holy Night

      A learner from Year 6 explained the history of Christingles.

Year 4 sang Star of the Morning

Year 3 sang Mary’s Boy Child

3 learners from Year 6 read Luke 1:26-38 Gabriel appears to Mary.

4 learners from Year 4 explained the parts of the Christingle represents

2 pupils in Year 4 read Luke 2:1-5 The Road to Bethlehem

Year 1 pupils sang Rat-a-tat-tat

Family Carol sung by all: Joy to the World

4 pupils from Year 3 then spoke about Christingle services

Year 6 sang Hark the Herald Angels Sing

Pupils in Year 2 sang Away in a Manger

Pupils in Reception sang We wish you a Merry Christmas

Pupils in Year 6 and Year 4 then had their candles lit and walked around the Church, other learners then walked around with their candles unlit to the accompaniment of the Christingle Song. 

All pupils took home their Christingles to be able to light them with their families.

Family Carol sung by all: Once in Royal David’s City

 

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