Christmas can be a painful time for some. It may be the first Christmas after the loss of a loved one or it may be a time that has always been difficult simply because of depression.
The constant reminders on the radio and television, in shopping malls and churches, about the happiness of the season, about getting together with family and friends, reminds many people of what they have lost or never had. The anguish of broken relationships, the insecurity of unemployment, the weariness of ill health, the pain of isolation – all these can make us feel very alone in the midst of celebrating and spending. We need the space and time to acknowledge our sadness and concern; we need to know that we are not alone.
For these reasons, The Crossing Church is holding a special “Night of Remembrance” service on December 20 at 6:00 p.m.
Come join with us in sharing and hearing prayers, Scripture and music that acknowledge that God’s presence is for those who mourn, for those who struggle – and that God’s Word comes to shine light into our darkness. Everyone is welcome!
The service will be followed by a brief time of light refreshments and fellowship.