Topic: Christmas

Christmas Eve Service

Lessons and Carols

Each year, we take the carols, the readings, and the story of Jesus birth off the shelf or out of the box, what do we gain from hearing this story in 2020? What insights can it give us?

 This year, our later service on … read more.

Open Door

As a child, part of my holiday season was the daily ritual of opening the little door for the day on our Advent calendar. This simple act was intended to emphasize the joy of surprise and the gift revealed, and to provide simple practice in … read more.

Close and Holy

This service is inspired by Parker Palmer’s (a quaker teacher extraordinaire) reflection on these words from Dylan Thomas’ “A Child’s Christmas in Wales,” “I said some words to the close and holy darkness, and then I slept.” What good words wait in us? What will … read more.