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”

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”

Community Christmas Sing-a-long

Friday, December 5, 2014 Burlington Presbyterian Church 7 – 8 pm Do you love Christmas music? Do find yourself humming along under your breath as you shop? Come sing loud and clear with us on Friday, as we work our way through traditional and religious Christmas songs together. The young and the old are allContinue reading “Community Christmas Sing-a-long”

Christmas Eve Service

Hello Friends Hoping you will come – and invite friends and neighbors: Tuesday, Christmas Eve, 7:00 p.m. – Our traditional Family Service for all ages with Nativity tableaux (scenes), carols and candlelight. The nursery will be heated for any parents and young children who need a break. A great time to invite others! Reminder forContinue reading “Christmas Eve Service”

O Come, O Come Emmanuel!

Had it been a big year in the Empire? Caesar Augustus maintained his grip. It was the year of the first Empire-wide census, which was sure to bring taxation to support his wars in the north. Astrologers might have proclaimed the discovery of a new star. Herod and Quirinius, meanwhile, had kept things quiet enoughContinue reading “O Come, O Come Emmanuel!”

Help others with the gift of music

Legacy Christmas: treasured carols of the Kirk, is a beautiful album of Celtic-influenced carols supporting Living Waters for the World and the Presbyterian Women Birthday Offering fund. Featuring acclaimed musicians and Irish vocalist Alyth McCormack (The Chieftains), the record is receiving rave reviews, with all proceeds benefiting clean water and wellness for children and theirContinue reading “Help others with the gift of music”

Christmas in Burlington MA

Dear BPC Family, We each come to this Christmas with our individual and shared thoughts and feelings. There are many realities to darken the skies over Bethlehem, and the world, as this holiday draws near. But isn’t that true of every Christmas? I think the carol says it well: The hopes and fears of allContinue reading “Christmas in Burlington MA”