Greater Framingham Community Church

Christmas Newsletter 2020

John 3:16 King James Version

"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."

Greeting From Your Pastor



It was Charles Dickens who said back in his day, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair...”


We could say the same thing about our present time. We have gone through a lot and have lost a lot in 2020. I don't have to list all of what and who we have lost. It has been the worst of times. However, you can make this Christmas the best of times, a season of light & hope, because we celebrate Christ's coming into this world. He is the reason for this Season!


May God bless you and your family this Christmas!


Blessings,

Rev. Dr. J. Anthony Lloyd

Pastor

The term "advent" comes from the Latin adventus meaning "coming" or "appearance." Advent is the season marking the four Sundays before Christmas and developed as a way of helping Christians prepare not only to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ in His First Coming, but, also, to help them look forward to His glorious Second Coming.


One of the best known Advent customs is the lighting of the candles in an Advent wreath; it is a simple evergreen wreath with four candles placed in the circle and a single white candle in the center. Tradition regarding the symbolism of the candles is that they represent the hope, love, joy, and peace that come through Jesus Christ.


The light of the candles reminds us that Jesus is the Light of the World, that his birth represents the coming of the light into darkness, and that we are called to reflect that light in our lives.

A Favorite Christmas Song

Silver and Gold
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Christmas Eve Service

Thursday, Dec. 24th, 7pm

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New Year's Eve Service

Thursday, Dec. 31st, 11pm

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