Category Archives: Christmas

The Nativity

An Aztec story of the Nativity The angels came down from the sky like birds. Their voices were bells. They sounded like flutes. “Praise God in heaven, alleluia.” They came flying out of the sky, singing, “Peace on earth, alleluia.” … Continue reading

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Themes of Christmas in Worship

The following is an excerpt from Richard Giles book, “Times and Seasons: Creating Transformative Worship Throughout the Year” (2008: Church Publishing). Jesus was probably not actually born on December 25th, despite our celebration of his birth on this calendar date. … Continue reading

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Advent in 2 Minutes

Yes, the stores are decked with Christmas lights, bows, and ribbons. You may have even started your shopping at midnight on “Black Friday.” Perhaps you’ve decorated your home and put the Christmas lights up on the trees in your yards. … Continue reading

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The Incarnation

Light Shines in the Night God came in Jesus of Nazareth to reveal the power of God’s love and healing. In the birth of Jesus we realize that God shares life with us intimately. We meet God “in the flesh” … Continue reading

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