We had a full crowd for both of our Christmas worships this past Saturday. Luckily the snowy weather waited so we could fit this in! This is truly one of my favorite things (and one of the things I will most miss once I retire.) The sound of children singing songs that tell the story of Jesus’ birth is precious to me and to all the teachers. I hope this short, child-centered worship touched your hearts as well.
This year the message and the children’s story focused on the animals, During the message the animals each brought something for baby Jesus. The donkey carried them to Bethlehem. The cow shared her manger and the hay to make a soft bed. The sheep shared a blanket made from her wool. And the dove shared her sweet song to sooth Jesus to sleep.
With snow on the ground this week we continue to have our morning music time (I get to kind-of be the indoor recess option.) I love that children continue to ask for songs from our Wriggly Nativity story. This story has definitely made a mark on their hearts as well. If you were unable to attend, or you want to have your children share the songs with your extended family, you can find the song recordings on our website WHAT’S HAPPENING page. Just simply click on those words and the link will take you there.
We are all so grateful for your generous donations to our mission; Mission Southside’s BackSnack program. I know your kindness will be felt far into the new year!
We captured a little of the morning in pictures.