Posts with the tag “advent”
Crosstown Connection Nov 12 - Dec 2
November 10th, 2022
We are preparing to celebrate Thanksgiving and then move into Advent. There is a financial update as we move toward the end of the year. Check out the newsletter for all the details. This Sunday we wi...
November 1st, 2022
This year our angel tree gift initiative, from the Community Caring Commission, will be focused on keeping our neighbors' toes warm. The number one requested item of people who are homeless and home i...
PEACE- Advent in Ethiopia
December 19th, 2021
Advent in Ethiopia. Breath Prayer: Inhale "The Prince of PEACE has come" Exhale "Glory to God"...
Crosstown Connection Dec 18-31
December 16th, 2021
Thanks to everyone who helped to pack 100 bags of food. Now comes the great task of distribution. The weather was a barrier for our Crosstown Christmas Celebration but it was still fun. Check out the ...
JOY- Advent in Sweden
December 13th, 2021
Advent in Sweden. Breath prayer: Inhale "Grant to me God" Exhale "A spirit of rejoicing" ...
Crosstown Connection Dec 11-17
December 9th, 2021
We are finishing the final preparations for Sunday worship back in the Sanctuary. Almost there! We are also working on preparations for our big Crosstown Christmas Celebration. We are looking for volu...
FAITH- Advent in Honduras
December 6th, 2021
Advent in Honduras. Breath Prayer: Inhale "I will wait in FAITH" Exhale "Jesus will come again"...
Crosstown Connection Dec 4-10
December 2nd, 2021
Christmas time is in full swing. Information about our services and tools can be found on the Advent page. We are also preparing for our Crosstown Christmas Celebration. Check out the newsletter for t...
HOPE- Advent in Japan
November 28th, 2021
Advent in Japan. Breath prayer: Inhale "Jesus is the HOPE" Exhale "For all the world"...
Crosstown Connection Nov 20- Dec 3
November 18th, 2021
This Sunday we celebrate thankfulness and then it's on to Advent. Celebrating "Jesus, The Global Savior." We have resources and events for you in the newsletter. ......
A Global Silent Night
November 15th, 2021
History of "Silent Night" and a Spotify playlist of global music. Check out all the different versions!...
Crosstown Connection Nov 12-19
November 11th, 2021
We are practicing thankfulness as we move forward in November. How have you seen God work in your life and in the life of the church? The Sanctuary Renovation project is moving along well. Check out ...
Crosstown Connection Dec 23-Jan 1
December 23rd, 2020
Join us for Christmas Eve and watch for our Children's Pageant. Hope you have a wonderful holiday together. Don't forget to sign up to join our 24 Hour Prayer Vigil. Read more here. ......
Light: Advent Week 4
December 20th, 2020
Let there be LIGHT. The fourth candle is the angel candle of peace. The radiance of the Lord’s glory surrounded them. Light is awesome! I especially love the light in the night sky. The twinkling star...
Crosstown Connection Dec 19-23
December 17th, 2020
Christmas is coming! We hope you are enjoying your Advent book, verse calendars, and treats. Christmas Eve is around the corner, so make sure to dig out your candle to join us. Also check out the ni...
Joy: Advent Week 3
December 13th, 2020
The third candle is the Shepherds' candle, the candle of JOY. Fear that melts into contagious joy that spills over and illuminates. Fear. It’s everywhere. We don’t even have to look for it. Sometime...
Crosstown Connection Dec 12-18
December 10th, 2020
Have your warm beverage ready for Saturday's Zoom tea. We are excited to see all the ladies! Don't forget to record your Christmas greeting video or photo. They are due Dec 17th. The Crosstown pho...
Ready: Advent Week 2
December 6th, 2020
The second candle is the Bethlehem candle. Be READY. Mary and Joseph were ready to listen and follow God's instructions. The voice of John the Baptist crying aloud in the wilderness of the 1st centu...
Crosstown Connection Dec 5-11
December 3rd, 2020
We hope that you are enjoying your Advent bags. Ladies mark your calendar to join us for tea Dec 12th. You even have a Christmas tea in your Advent bag. Also if you would like 2021 giving envelopes...
Hope: Advent Week 1
November 29th, 2020
Let the first candle remind you of HOPE. When there is a glimmer/ flicker of hope darkness flees. The prophets had hope in spades. Hope is prominent in our world today. It seems that everyone is hopi...
Music for Advent
November 27th, 2020
2020 Advent Hymn Hail Gladdening Light, Of His pure glory pouredWho is the Immortal Father, Heavenly BlestHoly of Holies, Jesus Christ our Lord.Now we are come to the sun’s hour of restThe lights of e...
Crosstown Connection Nov 21-Dec 4
November 19th, 2020
Happy Thanksgiving! Advent is just around the corner. We have a few gifts for you in an Advent bag and we are work working on events with virtual options. Check out our Advent Page for details and ...
Crosstown Connection Nov 7-13
November 5th, 2020
Our eLearning pod is now open! The results of the communication survey are in. We are prepping for Advent and the Giving Tree is now up (at least virtually). Sign up to donated a gift card for a ne...