Crossroads December 2018

Christmas Eve Service A Family Tradition with Crèche, Carols and Candlelight Monday, December 24 − 7:00 p.m. There will be nativity tableaux vivants (or living scenes) featuring young folks in the roles of Mary and Joseph, angels, shepherds and wise men. Choir and congregation will join in many carols. The service will end with aContinue reading “Crossroads December 2018”

Stay awake, and watch

In the rush of preparations leading up to Christmas, it can be easy to lose focus on why we celebrate Christmas in the first place. While the world is full of the hustle and bustle of putting up the lights and decorations, shopping for the “perfect” gift for our loved ones, and baking, baking, bakingContinue reading “Stay awake, and watch”

Proclaiming the Mystery: Advent 2016

So much of life is, indeed, a mystery to us. My Gran had a chronic form of leukemia, with which she had lived and managed quite well for several years. But eventually, the treatments that were available became less effective and then unable to prevent the progression of the disease. We knew that she wasContinue reading “Proclaiming the Mystery: Advent 2016”

December 2015 Crossroads

A Family Tradition with Crèche, Carols and Candlelight Thursday, December 24 − 7:00 p.m. It’s a long-lived tradition at BPC. There will be nativity tableaux vivants (or living scenes) featuring young folks in the roles of Mary and Joseph, angels, shepherds and wise men. Choir and congregation will join in many carols. The service willContinue reading “December 2015 Crossroads”

November 2015 Crossroads

ADVENT DINNER Mark December 5th on your calendar. We will be having an Advent (International pot luck) Dinner and Christmas Sing-a-long to enter into the Advent season. It will take place from 5:30 – 8:00 pm. Children are encouraged to attend. There will be activities for the children. We will also be having a mittenContinue reading “November 2015 Crossroads”

Advent: A Lovely Restlessness

There’s a loveliness to be found even amidst the hard-sell harriedness of the holiday push. It might be in a light early winter snowfall. It might be in a carol piped above mall shoppers that you hear in a new way. It might be in a smell of baking, or a child’s eager question. ItContinue reading “Advent: A Lovely Restlessness”