Category Archives: Family Connections

Intentional Acts of Gratitude and Grace: A Calendar for Advent and Christmas

Intentional Acts of Gratitude and Grace: A Calendar for Advent and Christmas Changing the world by putting mustard seed faith into action! Attached below is a list of suggested activities for Advent and Christmas. This list was compiled by some … Continue reading

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Chalking the Door~An Epiphany Blessing

Epiphany I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” – John 8:12 Epiphany of the Lord, celebrated on January 6th, is the climax of the Advent and Christmas … Continue reading

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The 12 Names of Christmas

The celebration of Christmas doesn’t need to end on Christmas Day.  Christmas Day actually marks the beginning of this season! The season of Christmastide begins on Christmas Day and lasts for 12 days leading up to the Day of Epiphany which is … Continue reading

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Experience Holy Week 2015

Holy Week is the last week of Lent commemorating the events of Jesus’ last week before His death and Resurrection. It is a week to remember Jesus in a special way. Beginning with Palm Sunday, we follow Jesus throughout the … Continue reading

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Lent Devotions 2014: Walking With Christ

Faith UMC Lenten Devotions March 16, 2014 Walking With Christ Written by Faith UMC’s 4th Day Emmaus Ministry Group Scripture: Luke 24:13-38, “…Then their eyes were opened and they recognized him…Did not our hearts burn…” Reflection: The Walk to Emmaus is a … Continue reading

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Lent Devotions 2014: Repurposed for Christ

Faith UMC Lenten Devotion March 9, 2014 Repurposed for Christ Written by Faith UMC’s Sewing for Missions Group Scripture: Zechariah  3:1-7 Reflection: Sewing for Missions is a ministry group of women who use their sewing talents to bless people and … Continue reading

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Experiencing Overflowing Joy in God’s Story, In Our Story: Family Experiences

The following are some activities excerpted from Faith UMC’s 2013 Advent book. Try including some of these experiences into your Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. TIME CAPSULE Make a time capsule for 2013.  Include things about your family.  Use the … Continue reading

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