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Santa in South Hill


All the kids, large and small, were thrilled to see Santa and his Elves driving around the parish.

There were gifts for all the children – books from Jem’s Bookshop and sweets donated by Tesco. And to cap it all, there was sunshine, and a rainbow!

Thanks go to Cat, Jeremy, Liz, Rick, Rosie, and Jemma for this wonderful gift to South Hill.

Church Matters, November 2014


TheRevAs we move into the Christmas season once again our thoughts are likely to turn to Christmas trees, decorations, food, presents and (perhaps) being with the family. Christmas is a time of celebration, whether you are religious or not, a time of special things even for those working on a tight budget. Many will say it’s a time mainly for the children, and there can be truth in this when you see the face of a child that is lit up by the excitement and wonder of it all. But I think as you get older, perhaps slowing down a bit, you begin to savour the specialness in a different way – not outright excitement, but a sense of quiet delight, particularly if friends and family are gathered round.

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