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From the category archives: Christmas

Christmas is a more than a fun time of year. It's a wonderful opportunity to reflect, celebrate, honor and rejoice.

Not so for Jesus

Coming out of the recent election cycle, I was reminded that in this world, the people who think they can solve our problems – those who propose to save us, so to speak – do so by boasting in their ability, contending for position, and grasping for power.  It was not so for Jesus.

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Our Favorite Christmas Traditions

Here’s a chance to get to know our teachers and staff a little bit better! We asked them to share favorite Christmas traditions for celebrating this festive time of year. Jodi Davis - 3rd Grade Teacher On Christmas morning, we all pile into one bed and read the Christmas story from Luke 2. Then we listen to the Charlie Brown Christmas CD while opening presents and eating brunch. Julie Ashcraft - Assistant Administrator The Ashcrafts invite our small group and family over for Christmas Caroling. In past years, we caroled for friends with health problems. Last year, we started caroling at Lower Cape Fear Hospice. Ginny Craft – 1st Grade Teacher My husband buys me a dated Christmas ornament every year.  Paula Starling – Kindergarten Teacher On Christmas Eve, we go to church. At the end of the service, we turn out the lights, and form a circle around the sanctuary. Each person holds a lit candle and we all sing “Silent Night.” When my children were little, I used to worry that they would catch s ...

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