Christmas in a small town in a big city

January 27, 2009 · Filed Under News · Comments Off 

I love my church. There are many reasons why, but tonight was a good reflection of how great my church is. We had our annual church play tonight and it was everything our church play should be: kids sang songs, people played instruments, costumes were made and edited at the last minute, lines were recited (some with feeling others with fear), and the little kids sang “Away in a Manger”.

I love to watch Christmas movies and especially ones about small towns. I’ve always wanted to live in a small town. I am drawn to the idea of living in a place where everyone knows you and cares about you. Where everyone pitches in to take care of each other. Where we’re not afraid to discipline each other’s children or take action to help when help is needed. Where people can be a little kooky, but they are loved for it. I feel like this is what our church offers. Read more