On Sunday morning, after the roads
allowed access to the Kirk, we discovered
serious damage occurred to the office building
during our recent severe winter weather,
presumably the result of a ruptured pipe in the
I ran across a quote of the late British spy novelist
John le Carre last week. That was the pen name of
David Cornwell, who died this past Dec 12. Many of
you may have read some of his 12 spy novels or seen
the many movie versions.
Originally published in a 1905 edition of The New York Sunday World, The Gift of the Magi tells the story of a young couple at Christmas when money is tight, offering important insight into the nature of gift-giving.
Happy New Year!
This may seem a little early, but it is a reminder our
new church year begins this Nov. 29. Unlike our
secular calendars, which begin Jan. 1, the liturgical
church calendar begins with the season of Advent,
which means “coming.”