December 20, 2018
HAVE A BLESSED CHRISTMAS VACATION!
WE WISH EVERYONE ABUNDANT CHRISTMAS BLESSINGS!
Please join us for Christmas worship next week!
The Advent Wreath (4th week in Advent)
History. The concept of the Advent wreath originated among German Lutherans in the 16th Century. However, it was not until three centuries later that the modern Advent wreath took shape.
Lighting of the Advent Wreath & Prayer
1st Candle - (purple or blue) Prophets’/Prophecy Candle - Hope & Expectation [Isaiah Prophecies of Messiah]
2nd Candle (purple or blue) Bethlehem Candle - Faith [Micah - Faith for the Journey to Bethlehem]
3rd Candle - (pink) - Shepherds Candle - Joy [Lowly lifted up / Mary & Shepherds]
4th Candle - (purple or blue) Angels’ Candle - Peace [Message from the skies: Peace!]
5th Candle - (white, in center) Christ or Jesus Candle - Light & Life / Purity [Jesus is the Life and Light of the World / Takes Away the Sin and Darkness of the World]
KEEP THESE 7TH GRADERS BUSY OVER CHRISTMAS BREAK!
They want to work for YOU!
$100K FOR NO PHONE? WHEN DOES BRIBERY WORK?
Just by existing as a "challenge", this "contest" amounts to the equivalent of a modern-day parable about the difficulties we all have breaking free of the screen. So what can we, as parents and educators, learn from it?
Find out HERE