Pandemic or not, the Rev. Dr. Margie Crawford encourages all of us to continue the countdown to Christmas with hope in our hearts.
Christmastide is the name of the Christian season that starts on Christmas Day and stretches for 12 days after that. Here are 12 simple ideas that don’t require a pear… Continue Reading Celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas
There have been some bright spots of wonder in these months of pandemic. For Annette Erbes, those include “the unexpected gift of quality time with children.”
Churches across The Michigan Area are invited to experience a Service of Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 26, featuring Bishop Bard, readers, and musicians from all nine districts.
Advent is a season full of traditions and experiences. Our journey to Christmas would not be the same without them. But how did they get started in the first place?
Now is the time to remember that Christmas “light, grace, hope, joy, peace, and love will soon arrive into the world, break into it and break through all that might… Continue Reading Always now and not yet
We are just two days away from the first Sunday of Advent! Here are some activities, ideas, and resources to guide you and your family on your journey to Christmas.
Reach out to your community through the “Spend Christmas at our House” campaign of The Michigan Conference. Check the listing to be sure your church is included.
The Christian Year ends with Christ the King Sunday on November 21. Then comes Advent! Here are dozens of activities, ideas, and resources to guide your planning for all ages.
It is important to fully embrace and live out of what happened in a manger in Bethlehem and a garden tomb in Jerusalem.