God with us

Nativity figures photographed for stock images. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS 1200x800

Love came down at Christmas, 
     Love all lovely, Love divine; 
Love was born at Christmas; 
     star and angels gave the sign.

“Love Came Down at Christmas” by Christina G. Rossetti, United Methodist Hymnal 242

Throughout Advent we anticipate the glorious birth of Christ, the foretold event that would change the world.

Love came down at Christmas and, indeed, God is with us, a gift for us to experience each and every day.

The origins of popular Advent hymn, "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel," extend back to the 9th century. Photo by Crystal Caviness, United Methodist Communications
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Hymn history: 'O Come, O Come, Emmanuel'

United Methodists often turn to no. 211 in the United Methodist Hymnal to sing "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel" during Advent. Few likely know this popular seasonal hymn's origins extend back to the 9th century.

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Your home is a special place. The Bible tells us when God was looking for a place to live, he chose to make his home among us. Let's talk about that. Image designed in Canva.
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Ways We Grow

Get Them Talking: God's Home with us

Your home is a special place. The Bible tells us when God was looking for a place to live, he chose to make his home among us. Let's talk about what that means.

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Advent and Christmas

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