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Dec 18

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An Event for Everyone

There were sheepherders camping in the neighbourhood. They had set night watches over their sheep. Suddenly, God’s angel stood among them and God’s glory blazed around them. They were terrified. The angel said, “Don’t be afraid. I’m here to announce a great and joyful event that is meant for everybody, worldwide: A Saviour ...

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Dec 18

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Joy While Waiting

Rejoice in the Lord always, and again I say rejoice! – Philippians 4:4 I very much love the Advent wreath. There is so much symbolism to it; its circular shape is meant to represent God, the Creator and Preserver of all things. God’s love has no beginning and no end; it is eternal. There are […]

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Dec 18

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400 Years

“Lord give me patience and give it to me NOW!” No one likes to wait. Today’s society values instant and on-demand. From microwaves to fast food, we are programmed not to wait. If we are at the supermarket and the lines are long, we complain that the store really doesn’t care about their customers, otherwise […]

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Dec 17

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Christmas Day is Here

Merry Christmas everyone! Today is the big day that we’ve all been waiting for. All throughout the Advent season we’ve been longing for this day to come; the day we can finally celebrate the arrival of the baby Jesus. For those of you who have been following along with the Advent wreath, all four of the […]

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Dec 17

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Advent Week 2: PEACE

As we light the second of the four outer candles on our Advent wreath, we are reminded that as Christmas draws nearer, the light of this new candle drives darkness even further into the distance. This second candle is the ‘peace’ candle. Christmas is about celebrating the arrival, the birthday, of the Prince of Peace. […]

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Dec 17

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Advent Week 1: HOPE

This season, I’ll be drawing your attention to the Advent wreath to help us follow the season over the next four weeks. There is so much symbolism to this wreath; its circular shape is meant to represent God, the Creator and Preserver of all things. His love has no beginning and no end; it is […]

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Dec 16

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Kindness & Compassion (pt.2)

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. – Ephesians 4:32 We’re in the home stretch now. Just a few more days left until the big one. Frantic last minute shopping. Food preparations. Getting the house ready for guests. We’re full steam ahead getting prepared. That’s ...

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Dec 16

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Kindness & Compassion

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. – Ephesians 4:32 It’s that time of year again. Christmas bells are ringing. Plans are being made. Presents are being purchased and wrapped. Trees are being trimmed and lights are going up inside and outside our homes. Parties ...

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