Harvest

October 5, 2017

 

From our harvest festival on Sunday: the words before any of us do anything:

 

It’s the season of toffee apple trees,

of branches streaked with strawberry jam,

dark-blue afternoons

and light-grey rain,

of skliffing

and puddle jumping,

of lawns carpeted in coffee-coloured leaves

and sunsets made of marshmallow pink,

and every hue,

a final colouration of thanks

before the light shifts towards navy

and the nights draw in.

 

Amid this seasonal alleluia,

creation’s last evocative shout,

we gather and give thanks

for harvest.

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New Kilpatrick Parish Church

Rev Roddy Hamilton

0141 942 8827

 

Worship every Sunday at 10.30 and Wednesday 12 noon

The Church Office is open Mon-Fri: 9-12nooon

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