From the desk of Pastor Veronica

December 2021

“It’s beginning to look a lot like [Advent], everywhere you look…” 

Okay, okay, so that’s not really how the song goes, but maybe we should start singing it this way as we prepare for all of the wonderful Advent events we have on the church calendar for the next several weeks. From the annual Children’s Christmas Program and a Gingerbread House contest that is happening for the first time to the Choir Cantata making its post-Covid restriction comeback and a unique midweek worship series centered around “The Hymns We Love to Sing.” There is truly something for everyone. 

The calendar date that really has people excited is December 1. In light of the improvement of the COVID-19 infection and hospitalization rates in our area, the Church Council has decided that beginning Wednesday, December 1, 2021, masks will be optional and food events will once again be permitted in the church building. In addition, we will discontinue use of the individual communion kits and begin offering individual communion in the continuous style that we have previously used on Christmas and Easter. Of course, should the situation change for the worse, the Church Council will review the precautions, but this is very good news to kick off the new church year!

Advent Blessings,

Pastor Veronica