Christmas can occasionally be a difficult time of the year.  We sometimes need space and the time to acknowledge our sadness and brokenness; we need to know that we are not alone; and we need encouragement to live the days ahead.  This year our Longest Night Service will be offered as an in-person service at 4:45 pm on December 21 in the Wesley Room.  The service will be livestreamed through a link will provided in the newsletter and on the website.  The service will also be available on our website after December 21.  Included in the brief service will be prayers, scriptures, and music that acknowledge God’s presence in times when we struggle and encourage us to remember that God’s comes to shine light into our darkness.