Holiday Season Service Appreciation

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We’re busy this time of year creating plaques for congregations who annually recognize the dedicated service of volunteers during the Christmas season. Does your church do the same? If you’re looking for a way to convey thanks in a tangible way, we have dozens of personalized service appreciation plaques from which to choose! Each one … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us … Continued

Happy Thanksgiving

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 Come, ye thankful people, come; Raise the song of Harvest-home. All be safely gathered in Ere the winter storms begin; God, our Maker, doth provide For our wants to be supplied, Come to God’s own temple, come; Raise the song of Harvest-home. Text: Henry Alford Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

Be Thankful

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“The ungrateful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.” ~Henry Ward Beecher

On Gratitude

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This Thanksgiving week, may we all reflect on the many things for which we have to be thankful….regardless of present circumstances.  

Outside My Door

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The quality of images it’s possible to obtain with a phone never ceases to amaze me. That said, if given the choice, I’d almost always rather have my camera. Still, one can only make a picture if there’s an available means to do so, and sometimes the Nikon isn’t with me! The early morning sky … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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Do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your … Continued

For the Beauty of the Earth

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For the beauty of the earth, For the beauty of the skies, For the love which from our birth Over and around us lies, Lord of all, to thee we raise This our hymn of grateful praise. For the beauty of each hour Of the day and of the night, Hill and vale, and tree … Continued

New Designs – Christmas Gift Ideas

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We’ve recently added quite a few new items to the store…..just in time for Christmas! If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know about the newest personalized plaques for mother and father. Also new: additional service appreciation plaques (we know many congregations like to thank both volunteers and ministry team members during the … Continued

Important News About USPS Proposed Rate Increases

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The postal service is AGAIN requesting a rate increase, effective January 18th if approved. This will raise the price of commercial priority mail packages by an average of just over 6%, and comes on the heels of a whopping 9.8% increase last year. Though our materials costs (on matboard, frames, glazing, ink, etc.) have been steadily … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou … Continued