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 24
Today’s Advent reflection is written by Bishop Karen. “For a child has been born for us, …
Advent Reflection 23
Today’s Advent reflection is written by Sarah Keen. “and remained there until the death of Herod. …
Advent Reflection 22
Today’s Advent reflection is written by Barbara Simmonds. “Then Joseph got up, took the child and …
Advent Reflection 21
Today’s Advent reflection is written by Patrick Evans. “Now after they had left, an angel of …
Advent Reflection 20
Today’s Advent reflection is written by Patrick Evans. “And having been warned in a dream not …
Advent Reflection 19
Today’s Advent reflection is written by David Shearlock. “On entering the house, they saw the child …
Advent Reflection 18
Today’s Advent reflection is written by David Campbell. “When they saw that the star had stopped, …
Advent Reflection 17
Today’s Advent reflection is written by Victoria Holland. “When they had heard the king, they set …
Advent Reflection 16
Today’s Advent reflection is written by Harry Neary. “Then he sent them to Bethlehem, saying, ‘Go …
Advent Reflection 15
Today’s Advent reflection is written by Anne Woodward. “Then Herod secretly called for the wise men …
Advent Reflection 14
Today’s Advent reflection is written by David French. “‘And you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, …
Advent Reflection 13
Today’s Advent reflection is written by Archdeacon of Sherborne Penny Sayer. “They told him, “In Bethlehem …
Advent Reflection 12
Today’s Advent reflection is written by Peter Aves. “and calling together all the chief priests and …
Advent Reflection 11
Today’s Advent reflection is written by Rev David Baldwin. “When King Herod heard this, he was …
Advent Reflection 10
Today’s Advent reflection is written by Alastair Wheeler. “asking, ‘Where is the child who has been …
Advent Reflection 09
Today’s Advent reflection is written by Chris Luckraft. ” In the time of King Herod, after Jesus …
Advent Reflection 08
Today’s Advent reflection is written by Rev Jo. ” But had no marital relations with her until …
Advent Reflection 07
Today’s Advent reflection is written by Paul Nugent. “When Joseph awoke from sleep, he did as …
Advent Reflection 06
Today’s Advent reflection is written by The Very Revd Nicholas Papadopulos, Dean of Salisbury. “Look, the …
Advent Reflection 05
Today’s Advent reflection is written by Neville Adams. “All this took place to fulfill what had …
Advent Reflection 04
Today’s Advent reflection is written by Rev Fiona Beale. “She will bear a son, and you …
Advent Reflection 03
Today’s Advent reflection comes from Caroline Montagu. “But just when he had resolved to do this, …
Advent Reflection 02
Our second Advent reflection comes from Sue Counsell. “Her husband Joseph, being a righteous man and …
Advent Reflection 01
In the first of our daily reflections for Advent 2020 Bishop Nick shares his thoughts. “Now …
Advent Reflection – Day 25
An Advent Reflection by Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury. Read Luke 2:20 The shepherds returned, glorifying and …