Monday, December 20, 2010

Our Little Church Christmas Party

A week before Christmas our church had a party. Since our house is the church building it made sense to have it here. We had lots of great food. Each family brought a traditional holiday dish.
We had a devotional for the families.
Then we played white elephant gift exchange.
Finally, the kids decorated cookies while the adults discussed some things they had learned this year.
It was a great party, not unlike some others I've been to in the past. There was, however, something different about it. As I was cleaning up after the last guest left, I was thinking about how much the whole evening felt just like every other Sunday in our home. I thought about how we eat together every week, discuss something from the Bible, pray together, teach the children...

Then it dawned on me that this party with people I just met less than a year ago was like a family get together. We have all grown together over the past year and whether we are having church or a meal or a party, there is a sense of family when we are all together. We are so blessed to be part of a church like this and are excited to see what God will do through us in 2011.


7 comments:

  1. Sounds to me like the first century...

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  2. LOVE it! Looks like a great time was had by all! We love you guys!

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  3. Peace and light,

    I enjoy your blog site.
    I hope all is unfolding in your life in ease, joy, harmony, and abundance. Have a great 2011!!!!


    Bright blessings,

    Ten Nebula
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  4. Keep having FUN time with your friends and family ..
    thanks for sharing
    your blog is great as you are --
    GODBLESS

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  5. Nice post! Looks like your are all having fun.
    Thanks for sharing!


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