Advent

Advent 1–Everybody Gets to Hold The Baby Jesus

My friend Robert is a pastor who is also a professor.  One year, when his class was talking about the Christmas story, he gave them a primer on shepherds and how they weren’t nearly as pristine as our nativity scenes would have us believe. They were the outcasts of society—dirty, smelly and more comfortable outside …

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Advent

Advent for Children, Youth and Families at First Pres

Your family will have the opportunity to stuff stockings for children at the Vera Lloyd home. Stockings and the age and gender of the youth will be available at church on Sunday. We’ll also be collecting donations for Christmas gifts for families at Seventh Street Elementary. Our youth will go shopping for the gifts and …

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