Christmas evokes all kinds of emotions for us, there is grief of loved ones lost during Christmases past and anxiety about how to handle difficult relationships at family get-togethers. And yet there is the sense of wonder we feel when we and gaze up at the lights and trees that remind us to hold on to the magical feeling we felt as a child on Christmas morning.
Most of all, though, Christmas inspires hope and hope is important in times such as these. As we have been unable to hold face to face memorial events and gatherings as we normally would due to the current conditions we would like to share these videos of a virtual message of support at Christmas and a Christian message of hope from The Venerable Dr Stephen McBride, All Saints Parish Church Antrim. We hope these messages give you some comfort for the new year ahead.
A Message of Support at Christmas
We would like to take this opportunity to thank Catherine Hamilton for kindly providing the music, Eleanor Ellerslie, Cruse Bereavement Support, Somewhere For Us (CYP) and Maddyn McCrory, Member of Cruse Youth Advisory Group
A Christian Message of Hope at Christmas
We would like to take this opportunity to thank The Venerable Dr Stephen McBride, All Saints Parish Church Antrim who’s message is included within this video
If you need assistance this Christmas, please contact us and we will be able to recommend appropriate support services