Christmas: What if we just owned it?!?

This is year, we are owning Christmas. We are telling the story of Christmas all of Advent, Mary & Joseph, then the Magi start their journey, then the shepherds, then the angels. I got the idea from Narrative Lectionary which takes Lent apart to slowly tell the Holy Week Story. We are doing the same. Let’s See how it works!

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The elves are starting. Many parents do the elf on the shelf thing (Not me, Advent is busy, and we find them creepy although lots of parents do a good job) or even the kindness elves. Christmas flyers are being sent out, and of course retail has been talking Christmas forever

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And us pastors are DEFINITELY starting to think about Christmas-Auditions for our Xmas play have started this week. (which we put on for children as food drive…YAY)
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Technically, in my family, we aren’t supposed to listen to Xmas music til thanksgiving

(but I give myself a pass to sneak it in the car, when I’m alone)

And you have to watch Love Actually 6 weeks before Christmas, because that’s when the

movie starts……and that may be before Thanksgiving.

Then on thanksgiving we toast with Egg Nog and watch our first official Christmas movie–which…

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