RBA/RCFN Church Hill Wellness Center Christmas Store 2018

RBA/RCFN Church Hill Wellness Center Christmas Store 2018

They are called “Christmas Stores” because the items are not simply given away. A small amount, $5.00, is charged for each child, entitling the parent(s) to select toys and several pieces of clothing. The money collected is used in a neighborhood fuel assistance fund...
Anticipating Christmas

Anticipating Christmas

Anticipating Christmas Advent as a season interrupts the typical Christmas rush of buying and wrapping gifts, attending parties, and wearing ugly sweaters. In fact, it asks us, at least in worship, to slow down and spend the weeks leading to Christmas in holy waiting....
RBA/RCFN Church Hill Wellness Center Christmas Store 2017

RBA/RCFN Church Hill Wellness Center Christmas Store 2017

Deadline: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 They are called “Christmas Stores” because the items are not simply given away. A small amount, $5.00, is charged for each child, entitling the parent(s) to select toys and several pieces of clothing. The money collected is used...

Telling the Story in a New Way

Originally published in the 2017 Spring Quarterly Explorer This year we started a new tradition at River Road Church. As you may be aware, in past years, the Christmas Pageant was held on a Wednesday evening before Christmas. The event required a lot of planning....

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...