Advent Devotional: Dec. 16, 2020

By Katie Calkin

 Luke 19:41
“As Jesus approached Jerusalem and saw the city, he wept over it.”

Sometimes hope feels like a happy, buoyant feeling.  Especially when it pops up unexpectedly.  But often hope feels more like a decision to me, a determined resolve.  So many times this year as I’ve despaired it has helped me to remember that Jesus … Read the rest

Join us for the Festival of Nativities

Various nativity scenes will be on display as Oconee Street UMC hosts  a “Festival of Nativities” on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Church members will be showcasing their nativity sets, varying from a Fisher Price toy nativity scene to an elaborate ceramic nativity constructed in Bethlehem. Hear the personal stories behind the various nativity sets, while … Read the rest