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2018 Advent, Day 24 –

Luke 2:14 – Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.

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2018 Advent, Day 23 – Christmas Eve Services

Luke 2:16, 21 – So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger… he was named Jesus, the name the angel had given him before he had been conceived. We have had the honor to be a part of the Heights…

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2018 Advent, Day 22 – Go Caroling

Luke 2:12 – This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger. — Since my children were little, Larry and I have been teaching our children about giving (year round) rather than receiving. Tonight we hosted a Christmas caroling…

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2018 Christmas – Advent, Day 19, Mason Jar Lid Ornaments

December 19: Luke 2:9-10 – An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the…

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2018 Christmas – Advent, Day 18, Meals from Scratch – Swedish Meatballs over pasta or rice

December 18: Luke 2:13 – Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, — This has to be one of my favorite “Not so healthy” dishes. This dish can use homemade meatballs (That recipe will be linked next week for New Years…

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2018 Christmas – Advent, Day 17, Canvas Nativity

What you will need:  4×6 canvas (We picked ours up for 3 for $1 at a Dollar Tree!! some metallic acrylic paint a nativity pattern. ( I cut mine out on some extra removable vinyl left over from another project but you can use them out of paper and temporary…

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2018 Christmas – Advent, Day 16, Take a family Photo

Luke 1:69-71 He has raised up ahorn[a] of salvation for us in the house of his servant David (as he said through his holy prophets of long ago), salvation from our enemies and from the hand of all who hate us— Take a timeout to take a family photo. Every…

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2018 Christmas – Advent, Day 15, Decorate

Luke 1:14 – He will be a joy and delight to you, and many will rejoice because of his birth, I know that changing things up always makes me feel more in the spirit of things. Some years can be harder for some of us to decorate. It could be…

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2018 Christmas – Advent, Day 13, Paint Swirled Clear Ornaments

Luke 1:77 – to give his people the knowledge of salvationthrough the forgiveness of their sins, This is a fun and expensive project for your little kids. I found clear plastic Christmas ornaments at the dollar store packaged 2 for $1 and I already had the paint.  Open the top…

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2018 Christmas – Advent, Day 12, Gnocchi Soup

Luke 1:68 – “Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel, because he has come and has redeemed his people. Ingredients This is a family favorite and it is so very filling. You can make this with cooked chicken, carnitas or ground beef.  4 tablespoons Butter 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 cup finely…

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2018 Christmas – Advent, Day 7, Try Something New

Luke 1:33 -And he shall reign over the house of  Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there shall be no end. One of the things that I like my children to know is that you are never too old to try something new. Our Advent message for the 7 is…