Dear Friends in Christ -

posted Jan 3, 2018, 4:34 PM by Shannon Vietmeier
"The bells of Christmas chime once more; the heavenly guest is at the door. 
He comes to earthly dwellings still with New Year gifts of peace, good will. 
Oh, join with me, in gladness sing, to keep our Christmas with our king, 
until our song from loving souls, like rushing mighty water rolls!
Come, Jesus, glorious heavenly guest, and keep your Christmas in our breast; 
Then David's harpstrings, hushed so long, shall swell our jubilee of song." 

"The Bells of Christmas," hymn #62, reminds us that the Christ born at Christmas journeys with us into the New Year. Just a few things to lift up: 
1) Join us Wednesday at 6:00pm for our celebration of Epiphany (the Festival of the Kings) and stick around to help take down the Christmas decorations.
2) See the January newsletter so that you can find meaningful ways to grow in your faith, connect with our community, and encounter Christ each day. 

New Year Blessings to all of you!
Pastor Culynn

To prepare for worship on Sunday  
(January 7), you are invited to read:
Nehemiah 2:1-5, 11-18; 4:6-9, 15-20