Dreaming a Jewish Christmas

“Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas”: Film & Panel DiscussionSaturday, December 11, 7:00-8:30 p.m.“DREAMING OF A JEWISH CHRISTMAS” film night followed by an upbeat and humorous clergy panel discussion led by Rabbi Riqi Kosovske, Rev. Averill Blackburn of FCC, and local multi-faith clergy.  We will start with havdalah to end Shabbat. Held indoors in the BAContinue reading “Dreaming a Jewish Christmas”

The History of the Advent Wreath

By Rev. Averill Elizabeth Blackburn In the four Sundays leading up to Christmas, we light four candles in an Advent Wreath.  Some of us do this only at church.  Others of us follow this tradition at home as well.  We often read devotionals or say special prayers along with the lighting of the candles.  SomeContinue reading “The History of the Advent Wreath”