nativity

  • December 2, 2016

    This Christmas time, a new Nativity video is imagining the welcome Mary and Joseph would receive if they arrived in the UK seeking asylum. As children across the country participate in their own retelling of the Christmas story, the video uses child actors to play the holy couple negotiating the harsh realities facing those seeking refuge on our shores.

  • December 25, 2014

    What is that we are faced with when we contemplate the birth of Jesus in the east?

  • December 22, 2014

    Advent is a time of waiting and expectation, as the possibility of revelation and revolution slowly dawns – the birth of a new era in Christ, challenging the religious, social and political assumptions of the governing empire.

  • December 8, 2014

    Campaigners have gathered outside the Methodist Central Hall to call on the Methodist Church and the Church of England to divest from fossil fuels.

  • November 30, 2014

    Advent, the season of expectation, arrived for us in 2014 on Sunday 30th November.

  • December 24, 2011

    Most nativity plays usually feature the local Sunday school, but this year a Church of Scotland minister and a Roman Catholic priest have enlisted the help of police officers, fire fighters, council leaders and even the Kilmarnock football team.

  • December 25, 2009

    The Anglican Church in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province has awarded its Order of the Holy Nativity to the head of a shack-dwellers' movement for being a "beacon of dignity and hope" in standing against injustice.

  • December 29, 2007

    In spite of its many weals and woes, life has meaning and purpose expressed through our experience of love and creativity. That is the message of Christmas to humanity, Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams says.

  • December 25, 2007

    As church leaders throughout Britain put the final flourishes on their Christmas messages this morning, a Welsh Christian figurehead is focussing on the practical side of the gospel message of hope - respect for creation through recycling.

  • November 28, 2007

    A UK based Christian charity has launched a new version of the Christmas nativity scene including the Israeli Separation Wall.