Merry Christmas to you!

We know that some of you enjoyed Christmas with family and friends, creating new memories and deepening relationships.

And we acknowledge that, for some of you, Christmas is a more painful time. Loss of loved ones, distressed relationships and dashed expectations can make holidays difficult.

So, together, let’s turn our eyes toward Reality for a moment: No matter who you are, or what your circumstance is, you are loved. Emmanuel, God with us, never looks away.

This is the Advent week of LOVE. So let’s remind ourselves and each other that there is one gift that can never be taken away…

GOD LOVES YOU.

Hope of all hopes, dream of our dreams,
a child is born, sweet-breathed; a son is given to us: a living gift.
And even now, with tiny features and dewy hair, He is great.
The power of leadership, and the weight of authority, will rest on His shoulders.
His name? His name we’ll know in many ways—
He will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
Dear Father everlasting, ever-present never-failing,
Master of Wholeness, Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6, The Voice)

May the Master of Wholeness keep you in everlasting love.  Enjoy our video Christmas Greeting HERE.

 

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash