Have you ever felt the frustration of wanting to say something, but not knowing how to say it? You have loved someone very deeply, and have sought the words to express that love, but never could find them. You have shared the sorrow of a friend and have tried to tell him or her how much you cared. But the words that you spoke did not begin to convey the sympathy that you felt. Those who are parents have wanted to tell your child something about life something he or she desperately […]
Confirmation Christian Service Program for Spring 2021 Confirmation Candidates This year, Confirmation candidates are asked to complete between 5 and 10 “Acts of Kindness” between Dec. 1, 2020 and Mar. 15, 2021. Reporting Acts of Kindness: Here’s the link to the form to report completion of 5 – 10 Acts of Kindness. Program Details: What is an “Act of Kindness”? An activity that: Is done for the good of someone else Is done without pay or benefit to the student Takes at least 30 minutes to accomplish What types of activities are eligible? Every student must do at least one […]
The Mitten Tree and The Giving Tree collections have now concluded. Thank you to all of our parishioners who generously donated to both efforts this year. So many adults, teens and children will have a happier Christmas season because of your kindness!
For most of us, Christmas is a time of happiness. We have learned to love virtually everything about it – the music, the lights, the giving and receiving of gifts, the fellowship of friends and family. Year after year, we anticipate this season with great excitement and remember it with fondness, long after it is gone. But in the midst of all this happiness, we need to remember that for some people Christmas is the loneliest time of the year. For some, Christmas festivities remind them of broken relationships, and […]