Welcome to Watchnight. This evening we gather together in our local churches, here in Angus, for our annual Watchnight services. They traditionally start after 11pm and take us through midnight and into the wonders of Christmas morning.
Wherever you are reading and whenever midnight is for you - come join with us in spirit. Liz Crumlish calls us to gather for this hour:-
Come fresh from your revelry
or your loneliness
to find warmth and fellowship here
as we watch in the darkness
for the dawn of another Christmas
Know that you are welcome
just as you are
The baby who snuck into the stable
slips in here tonight
Can you see him?
Can you feel him?
Sense the beat of the wings of angels
brushing your cheek-
announcing to you this night
as they did 2000 years ago in Bethlehem
the good news
that God lives in love with us.
Liz Crumlish December 2011