Bearing Gifts

Originally posted on My Window on God's World:
Who is still shopping for gifts? Who has completely finished? Who really dislikes the second group of people? 😉 For better or for worse, gift giving is part of most people’s Christmas preparations. The tradition of?gift-giving?is an old one, but it became associated with?Christmas?more recently. It…

Thursday Thoughts – November 29, 2018

This Sunday is the start of Advent! Did you know that it’s the 200th anniversary of Silent Night? We are focusing our advent worship around the theme of Calm and Bright and to tie in with the first verse of the hymn, this week we will light the candle of peace. Scripture is Isaiah 2:1-4;…

Thursday Thoughts – November 22, 2018

It’s the last Sunday in the Church Year, we are doing ‘A Story Walk Through Jesus’ Life.’ This is an intergenerational service (so no Sunday School) with a multitude of readings and an opportunity for people of all ages, young to older to participate by placing an object on the communion table and/or reading. Don’t…