Rev. Dr. Timothy L. Bias, Superintendent

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Advent Fail or the Promise of Christmas?

The day was dark and dreary. The lights on the tabletop Christmas tree bounced off the wall. As I sat at the kitchen table with my Cricut machine and a plan for Advent, the world of possibilities seemed endless.

‘Tis the season for merry and bright, right?

My plan was to make an origami star each day of Advent. As I folded the stars, I'd pray for the people in my life, the community, and the kingdom of God. I’d pray to be the person others needed this season.

Advent would be a season of prayer focused on the light and love of God.

The plan was beautiful. That morning, I even found a birch tree branch at a local store to hang each star on. A perfect Pinterest Advent was about to unfold.

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