Ash Wednesday

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“Even now,” declares the Lord, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning.” Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity. Who knows? He may turn and relent and leave behind a … Continued

Confirmation Gift – Personalized Confirmation Keepsake

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For many congregations, the spring season also means confirmation season! Perhaps someone special in your family or among friends will be confirming his or her faith in the next few months. If so, you might be looking for a keepsake to commemorate the occasion. Our personalized plaques are lovely ways to remember this special day. … Continued

New Musician Appreciation Gift – Now Available

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This new design is now available in the store! Convey thanks to members of the music ministry team with this personalized, hand-finished plaque. Whether you’re commemorating a service milestone, or a person who is completing a term of service, someone who is moving away – or simply to say “thank you” – it’s always nice … Continued

New – Service Appreciation – Personalized Service Appreciation Plaque – Light of Christ

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This new design is now available in the store! Convey thanks to volunteers or staff members alike with this personalized, hand-finished plaque. Churches and service organizations across the country use our plaques as a tangible way to say “thank you.” They’re unique, they’re personalized, and they’re hand crafted. Each piece is an original design, each … Continued

The Gate of the Year

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  As we have done every New Year’s Eve for many years, we share this lovely poem with you. Written in 1908, its actual title is “God Knows.” Here it is in its entirety: And I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year: “Give me a light that I may … Continued

Merry Christmas

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For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 Wishing you and yours a blessed Christmas!

Christmas Eve: Still, Still, Still

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Still, still, still One can hear the falling snow For all is hushed The world is sleeping Holy Star its vigil keeping Still, still, still One can hear the falling snow Sleep, sleep, sleep ‘Tis the eve of our Saviour’s birth The night is peaceful all around you Close your eyes Let sleep surround you … Continued

Countdown to Christmas: O Christmas Tree

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O Christmas tree, o Christmas tree How lovely are thy branches O Christmas tree, o Christmas tree How lovely are thy branches In beauty green will always grow Through summer sun and winter snow. O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree, How lovely are your branches!

Fourth Sunday in Advent: O Come All Ye Faithful

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O come, all ye faithful, joyful and triumphant! O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem; Come and behold him Born the King of Angels: O come, let us adore Him, Christ the Lord. Sing, choirs of angels, sing in exultation, Sing, all ye citizens of Heaven above! Glory to God, glory in the highest: … Continued

Countdown to Christmas: Everywhere You Go

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas Everywhere you go Take a look at the five and ten, it’s glistening once again With candy canes and silver lanes that glow It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas Toys in every store But the prettiest sight to see is the holly that will be … Continued

Countdown to Christmas: Gloria in Excelsis Deo!

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Angels we have heard on high Sweetly singing o’er the plains And the mountains in reply Echoing their joyous strains Gloria in excelsis Deo! Shepherds, why this jubilee? Why your joyous strains prolong? What the gladsome tidings be? Which inspire your heavenly songs? Gloria in excelsis Deo! Come to Bethlehem and see Him whose birth … Continued