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The Christmas Tree Man

New Day Sermon — Advent 4 Cynthia Rylant’s story, “The Christmas Tree Man”, invites us to consider the shepherds in our Gospel Lesson from St’ Luke 2:8-18, and ponder how we are also called to shepherd those who are entrusted into our care. As Christians, part of that care-taking is sharing the news of Jesus…

The Christmas Tree Man

advent 2 traditional worship His house is far out.   Farther out than you can imagine anyone living.  It’s small and clean and white.  Most summers it’s cool; most winters it’s warm.  It is a good house for a man alone.  The man himself is a small man and skinny.  He has never married.  He has…