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We light the Shepherd’s Candle, the brightly colored one, on the third Sunday of Advent. The shepherds are a model for receiving and sharing the Gospel.
We light the Bethlehem candle on the second Sunday of Advent and focus on the faith of Mary and Joseph. Bethlehem was small, unknown and out of the way. And that is exactly why Jesus was born there.
God loves you. If you ever doubt that, look in the manger. God is in the manger. God hates sin. If you ever doubt that, look at the cross. God is on the cross. God loves you. God hates sin. … Continue reading
Join us Sunday, December 24th at 4 pm for a special Christmas Eve service. We will have our regular Sunday School and morning worship service at 10:00 and 11:00 respectively. But instead of the regular evening services we will have … Continue reading
Advent refers to the appearing of something. During the season of Advent we prepare for the incarnation, for Jesus to appear as God with us. Each of the four Sundays between Thanksgiving and Christmas has a theme, such as Hope … Continue reading
In 1918 the WMU Christmas Offering became the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. Today the Foreign Mission Board goes by the name International Mission Board but the needs Lottie Moon wrote home about have not changed. The national goal for the … Continue reading
I took a few pics of the decorated Fellowship Hall earlier in the day: And then we had a pretty good crowd:
Published in The Calhoun Times Saturday, December 26th How was your Christmas? I don’t know if you will get the paper on Friday or Saturday but I’m sure by now the stockings are empty and we’re all stuffed. Now we … Continue reading