Methodius Hayes (methodius) wrote,
Methodius Hayes

Old Christmas Eve at St Thomas's Serbian Orthodox Church

As we did last year, we're having a second go at Christmas, and I've just got back from the Christmas Eve service at St Thomas's Serbian Orthodox Church at Sunninghill Park, followed by blessing of Christmas trees in the hall. The floor of both ther church and the hall were covered with straw.

Tags: christmas, nativity, old calendar, serbian orthodox

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