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Christmas

Journey of the Magi

Journey Of The Magi by T.S. Eliot ‘A cold coming we had of it, Just the worst time of the year For a journey, and such a long journey: The ways deep and the weather sharp, The very dead of winter.’ And the camels galled, sorefooted, refractory, Lying down in the melting snow. There were…

Never Too Late

“It is no use to say that we are born two thousand years too late to give room to Christ. Nor will those who live at the end of the world have been born too late. Christ is always with us, always asking for room in our hearts. But now it is with the voice…

Joy From Heaven

Father God of Advent, all praise and glory belong to you.  For you have stepped down out of heaven and walked into our lives with the coming birth of the Christ child. Help us to prepare our hearts for him lest we miss the joy of his arrival. For you have taught us that joy…

Memorial Poinsettia Tradition PCPC

Memorial Poinsettias

Memorial Poinsettias have been a tradition at PCPC for nearly fifty years. It allows the community of faith in the Christmas season to decorate the church, and also to lift up in public acknowledgement the gratitude we feel for loved ones, friends, and those whose lives are a particular blessing to us. In that sense…

Christmas in Africa

“Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.” Proverbs 11:25 What an amazing church we have! For within the walls of Palma Ceia’s beautiful buildings lies a spirit that cannot be dampened, a gathering of hearts that care beyond measure, and a love that reaches out not only into this…

Christmas Dinner Prayer

  In the peace of this season our spirits are joyful: With the beasts and angels, the shepherds and stars, with Mary and Joseph we sing God’s praise. By your coming may the hungry be filled with good things, by your compassion may the desperate be helped. And by your love may this table and…

Christmas Eve Prayer of the day

  Good and gracious God, on this holy night you gave us your Son, the Lord of the universe, wrapped in swaddling clothes, the Savior of all, lying in a manger. On this holy night draw us into the mystery of your love. Join our voices with the heavenly host that we may sing your…