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The Galveston County Daily News : Faith

December 22, 2014

Faith

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Moody Methodist Children's Christmas Pageant

These are photos of the dress rehearsal of the Children's Christmas Pageant at Moody Methodist Church. The performance will be held Wednesday, Dec. 24 at 5 p.m.

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Saturday 12/20/2014
Christmas Memories: array of animals and a star
Posted: December 20, 2014

The ancient Greeks were fans of drama and enjoyed plays that were eucastrophes, that is, ones where triumph came out only after a great tragedy. Such themes populate many theologies, and it seems, Christmas memories.

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Episcopal Church plans live nativity
Posted: December 20, 2014

La Marque’s St. Michael’s Episcopal Church will host a live nativity from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at 1601 Lake Road.

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Can you find Christmas in all of this?
Posted: December 20, 2014

Christmas is the time to communicate and gather with friends. In spite of Facebook, email and e-cards, Americans will purchase and send approximately 1.6 billion Christmas cards this year. Christmas cards lift our spirits, keep us connected and represent a tangible expression of thoughtfulness in an increasingly cybernetic world. 

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Saturday 12/13/2014
Festival of Lights recalls role as ‘God’s partners in the ongoing work of creation’
Posted: December 13, 2014

Recently-arrived Rabbi Marshal Klaven will celebrate his first Hanukkah at Galveston’s Temple B’nai Israel and was ready to offer his insights into the Festival of Lights.

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Bishop to dedicate athletic field
Posted: December 13, 2014

Bishop Dena Harrison will dedicate Galveston’s Trinity Episcopal School’s new athletic field at 2 p.m. Sunday. The field is just north of the campus at 720 23rd St.

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Merry Christmas from St. Vincent’s House
Posted: December 13, 2014

The year of 2014 has been a year of the changing-of-the-guard for St. Vincent’s House.

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Saturday 12/06/2014
Advent Pilgrimage
Posted: December 06, 2014

In the U.S, modern sanctuaries are filled with literate, often highly educated worshippers, but it wasn’t often so over the long history of the Christian church. Originally, the ancient church was composed in large part of illiterate slaves and lower class Roman subjects. Later the medieval church was populated mostly with peasant farmers. To reach these diverse, but unread populations, pastors relied on object lessons, melodramas, and even puppet theatres.

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How do you heal racial divisions?
Posted: December 06, 2014

Every so often our nation’s facade of calm and quiet is peeled back to reveal racial unrest that simmers beneath the surface.

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