Christingle


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Christingle

(ˌkrɪsˈtɪŋɡəl)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) (in Britain) a Christian service for children held shortly before Christmas, in which each child is given a decorated fruit with a lighted candle in it
[C20: from Christmas + ingle]
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The workshop was in preparation for a Christingle service today at 4.
On Christmas Eve afternoon, families and children, are warmly welcomed to Christingle and 'Carols by Candlelight' at Merthyr Dyfan church in Merthyr Dyfan Lane, Colcot, Barry.
Christmas Eve (December 24), Christingle Service at 7pm in the hall and Watchnight Service at 11.
uk | Ysgol Rhoscolyn stage their Christmas show in 2006 | Fairground ride as part of a Christmas extravaganza on Caernarfon's Square in 2012 | Thelma Hulme of Craig-y-Don with some of the Christmas decorations she had made, pictured in October 1991 | Val Conway and Catherine Doyle of Llandudno Carers clown about for charity at Llandudno's annual boxing Day Dip in 1994 | Sharon Roberts prepares for opening night of the pantomime at Rhyl's Little Theatre 'Sinbad' in 1988 | Christingle service at St Asaph Cathedral in November 1986 | WRVS reception staff Vera Ward and Dorothy Cooper look over the Christmas decorations at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd in 1993
There are a multitude of specific events that take place every year around Christmas time at your church, including the candlelit Christingle service, a late-night service on Christmas Eve, an uplifting morning mass on Christmas Day and then starting the new year off right on New Year's Day.
Used in church Advent services, a Christingle is made using which fruit?
Touched by seeing her daughter Lily in the Christingle Nativity play, Stacey opens up to Dot about seeing a vision she thinks was her dad at Halloween.
We need as many people as possible to organise a carol singing event or go along to their local Christingle and donate to support our work.
As Christmas approaches there are thousands of carol singing and Christingle events being organised across the country in aid of The Children's Society.
If Wikipedia is to be believed, Christingle was introduced to England in 1968.
It takes place at the school in Bulkington Road, directly after the school's popular Christingle service at the nearby St John's Church.
The annual Christingle Service at St Paul's Anglican Cathedral has raised e1/4270 for Anemoni - the Cyprus Association for Cerebral Palsy & Handicapped Children.
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