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An annual service held by The Children's Society as part of the national Christingle Celebration. All welcome, especially children.
The Christingle has its origins in a Moravian children’s service held in a castle in Germany on Christmas Eve in 1747.
The congregation will receive:
- an orange ... representing the world
- a red ribbon, tied round the orange ... representing the blood of jesus
- fruits and sweets on four sticks ... representing God's good gifts - the fruits of the earth and the four seasons
- a lighted candle pushed into the centre of the orange ... representing Christ, the light of the world.
|Wed 28 Dec 2016||15:00 to 16:00|
Entry is free to the service.
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Canterbury Cathedral is located in the centre of Canterbury, within walking distance of both Canterbury East and West stations. Canterbury is only 30 minutes drive from Dover (continental ferries) and Folkestone (Eurotunnel), making it an ideal stop-over en route to London. Fast speed trains bring passengers from Canterbury to London within 56 minutes.
: 1 mile from Canterbury East/West station