Posts from December 2016

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Friday, December 30th

by Rev. Tasha Blackburn

Dear Church family, As 2016 comes to an end and 2017 begins, we remember that our Christmas season is not over. What we know as the “12 Days of Christmas” are the twelve days between Christmas Day and the Day of Epiphany (January 6). Epiphany marks the arrival of the wise men who sought Jesus […]

Friday, December 23rd

by Rev. Tasha Blackburn

Dear Church family, It is almost here! I wish you all the joy of Christ over these next few days. Please know you are welcome at our Christmas Eve service which begins at 5pm and at our Christmas morning service that begins at 10am. Both are in the sanctuary. Until then, here are two more […]

Friday, December 16th

by Rev. Tasha Blackburn

Dear Church family, Less than ten days before Christmas and my mind is on two people: Mary, whose baby’s birth we soon celebrate; and Joseph, who showed such faith in the face of uncertainty. In honor of these two amazing ancestors of our faith here are two poems from Ann Weems’ book Kneeling in Bethlehem, […]

Friday, December 9th

by Rev. Tasha Blackburn

Dear Church family, We have come one week closer to Christmas Day; one week closer to celebrating the birth of God’s Son Jesus who came into this world to save us from our sins. As we are waiting, we have probably filled up much of our time and our mental energy on other things. So […]

Friday, December 2nd

by Rev. Tasha Blackburn

Dear Church family, During this first week of Advent I have been thinking a great deal about the wonderful book of poems Ann Weems wrote about Advent and Christmas. The book is called Kneeling in Bethlehem. Each devotional for the month of December will include a taste of her writing. Poetry can be a great […]