Flowers in Church

In Ss. Simon & Jude, Cockshutt, the altar flowers (also known as Chancel flowers) are placed behind the altar table, on the marble reredos (in some churches they are placed adjacent to the altar). Altar flowers play an important part in our act of worship as they are an offering of thanksgiving to God.  The … Continue reading Flowers in Church

Cockshutt Christmas Flowers

It is always a joy to see flowers in church (except,  of course, during Lent and Advent).  The Christmas flowers always seem to be especially uplifting with hints of gold set amongst the deep reds, brilliant white and fresh greenery as we celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. In keeping with the simplicity … Continue reading Cockshutt Christmas Flowers