Advent Reflections 2019

Members of the Beaminster Team, our parishes, and Salisbury Diocese join us in adding their reflections on the season.

Each day from Sunday December 1st 2019 we’ll be adding a new Advent Reflection to this page. Check back each day for a new reflection; which will include a reading, a prayer, and each participent reflection on what the reading and season means to them.

  • Advent Reflection – Day 08
    An Advent Reflection by Sarah Keen, Programme Manager, Rural Hope. Read Luke 1:24-25 24 After those days his wife Elizabeth conceived, and for five months she remained in seclusion. She said, “This is what the Lord has done for me when he looked favourably on me and took away the disgrace I have endured among … Read more
  • Advent Reflection – Day 07
    An Advent Reflection by The Very Reverend David Shearlock, Partner Priest in the Beaminster Team. Read Luke 1:21-23 And the people were waiting for Zechariah, and they wondered at his delay in the temple. And when he came out, he could not speak to them, and they perceived that he had seen a vision in … Read more
  • Advent Reflection – Day 06
    An Advent Reflection by Barbara Simmonds, LLM Beaminster Team. Read Luke 1:18-20 Zechariah said to the angel, “How will I know that this is so? For I am an old man, and my wife is getting on in years.” The angel replied, “I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I have … Read more
  • Advent Reflection – Day 05
    An Advent Reflection by Phil Smith, Headteacher, Broadwindsor Primary School. Read Luke 1:16-17 He will turn many of the people of Israel to the Lord their God. With the spirit and power of Elijah he will go before him, to turn the hearts of parents to their children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of … Read more
  • Advent Reflection – Day 04
    An Advent Reflection by Prebendary Alastair Wheeler, Retired clergyman with the Beaminster Team. Read Luke 1:13-15 But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you will name him John. You will have joy and gladness, and many … Read more
  • Advent Reflection – Day 03
    An Advent Reflection by The Very Revd Nicholas Papadopulos, Dean of Salisbury. Read Luke 1:8-12 Once when he was serving as priest before God and his section was on duty, he was chosen by lot, according to the custom of the priesthood, to enter the sanctuary of the Lord and offer incense. Now at the … Read more
  • Advent Reflection – Day 02
    An Advent Reflection by The Revd Dr David Campbell Senior Chaplain of Sherborne School. Read Luke 1:5-7 In the days of King Herod of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly order of Abijah. His wife was a descendant of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. Both of them were … Read more
  • Advent Reflection – Day 01
    An Advent Reflection by Rt Rev Dr Andrew Rumsey, Bishop of Ramsbury. Read Luke 1:1-4 Since many have undertaken to set down an orderly account of the events that have been fulfilled among us, just as they were handed on to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word, … Read more
  • Advent Reflections 2019
    Members of the Beaminster Team, our parishes, and Salisbury Diocese join us in adding their reflections on the season. Each day from Sunday December 1st 2019 we'll be adding a new Advent Reflection to this page. Check back each day for a new reflection; which will include a reading, a prayer, and each participent reflection … Read more