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  • Join us after worship on Dec. 3 for an Advent Brunch

  • Blue Christmas Worship Sunday, December 10, 4:00 pm

  • Mid-Week Communion - each Wednesday 12:15-12:45pm

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Advent Brunch

Help us begin the Advent season by joining us for a festive brunch after our 9:30 am worship on Sunday, December 3, 2017. An intergenerational Advent wreath lesson will be made available.  There will also be singing as well as a time for learning about the importance of the Advent season.  This will be a great way to prepare our hearts for Christmas.  Members are encouraged to invite neighbors and friends.  Location: Fellowship Hall,  You may sign up in the Atrium or by calling the church office (616)456-1773.

Blue Christmas

Sunday, December 10, 4:00 pm

While Advent is a season of hope and Christmas is a season of joy, not everyone feels hopeful or like celebrating. Grief, illness, aging, depression, loneliness, unemployment, and loss are magnified. Even those who are not struggling with losses may feel the stress of preparations and expectations around Christmas time.
On Sunday, December 10th at 4 pm we seek to provide a time and place of solace during the often frenetic days surrounding the celebration of Christmas. We come together seeking healing and room to share our grief, sadness, loneliness or confusion when these emotions often feel out of place during the holidays.
We gather to listen to the hopeful words of the light that God alone provides.  A homily will be given and there will be time for candle lighting, Holy Communion as well as prayers for healing and anointing of oil.
All in the community are invited to join us for this quiet, contemplative, and beautiful time of prayer, song, and healing.  A soup reception will follow.