Wednesday, Third Week of Advent

"So whenever you give alms, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be praised by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward."
--Matthew 6:2

Unplug the Christmas Machine

Believing in the beauty and simplicity of Christmas, I commit myself to the following:

-to remember those people who truly need my gifts
-to express my love for family and friends in more direct ways than presents
-to rededicate myself to the spiritual growth of my family
-to examine my holiday activities in light of the true spirit of Christmas
-to initiate one act of peacemaking within my circle of family and friends

from Unplug the Christmas Machine by Jo Robinson and Jean Coppock Staeheli

Offered by Mary Evans
Director, Principle Gifts
Communications & Development