Such an ADVENTure!

Originally published in the 2017 Spring Quarterly Explorer The Advent season was full of learning and fun for our children. They began the season with an ADVENTure lunch where over 60 people, making up families of all ages and sizes, came to begin the Advent season...

Patiently Waiting (Sort of)

Patience does not come easy for me. Some people just seem able to sit and wait eternally, plugging along with life, totally at ease about what may or may not come. These patient warriors are my heroes – they seem to have a peace about them that is always just out of...

Light of the World: An Advent Devotion

John 1:1-5 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being. 4 What has come into being in him was life, and the...

Bonus Children’s Art

We are grateful for all of the 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders who illustrated scripture verses for our Advent Devotional series this year.  We also thank our teachers, Sharon Seward, Diane Shoemake, and Wendy Graves, for shepherding this project through. Several children...

Christmas Day

Today’s Scripture: Luke 2:1-20 11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. (KJV) Despite the late hour, sleep comes slowly to me following the midnight dismissal of our Christmas Eve service. The crowds of...