Crossings posts tagged with ‘Advent’

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Reflecting on the Advent Healing Service

by pberg

by Cheryl Witham Our healing service was held despite the postponement and the cold.  Thank you to all who came to minister and to participate in the offering of prayer.  It is a privilege to minister to those who come for prayer.  God shows himself as gracious and compassionate as we bring our confessions and […]

Carols and Pie in Review

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by Madeline Salmon As soon as I heard about “Carols and Pie” at Church of the Cross, I decided I would attend. I made this decision because I like carols and I like pie. It wasn’t hard. The afternoon prior to the event, however, I found myself faced with a slight disappointment. The friends who had […]

Advent Banners

by pberg

The Spirit and the Bride say, “Come.” And let the one who hears say, “Come.” And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who desires take the water of life without price. Revelation 22:17   For Advent this year, Church of the Cross has been blessed to display beautiful Advent Banners made […]

The Richness of Advent

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by Andene O’Neil For many the Advent season is marked by opening little doors on a bright red and green calendar, each new day opened brings a new festive surprise (a sticker? a piece of chocolate?) and signals the countdown to Christmas. Or maybe you grew up making colored paper-chains and draping them around your […]

An Advent Healing

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by Becky Galstad As advent approaches many of us are filled with warm and happy emotions, yet for others this season reminds us of areas in our own lives in which we are waiting or longing for some kind of healing. This is where I was one year ago. I was newly pregnant with our […]