As you know this is the time of year when the Kirk is
going through the process of developing a budget and it
is a “work in progress.” I would like to share with you
the following communication from the Session as they
prayerfully go through...
Many of you know this already. On the Christian calendar, Christmas is not just one day. Instead, Christmas is a season lasting 12 days. Dec. 25 is Christmas, and so are the days following all the way until Jan. 6. Of course, we all remember the...
Unlike our secular calendars, which begin the New
Year on Jan. 1, the Christian new year begins about a
month earlier. This year, Nov. 27 marked the beginning
of the season of Advent and the Christian new year.
November is the season for our national
thanksgiving. Beginning with our Puritan ancestors and
continuing through the Civil War, when it became an
official date, we have set aside the fourth Thursday of
November as a day to express our gratitude.