“These things I have spoken to you in parables, but the hour is coming when I will no more speak to you in proverbs, but will announce to you plainly concerning the Father.” - John 16:25
Kempton New Church

December 2022

Dear Neighbor,

Do you know the story of the angel appearing to the shepherds and telling them that Christ the Lord had been born on earth? Here it is in the Gospel of Luke 2:8-10:

And there were in the same country shepherds, abiding in the field, and keeping watch over their flock by night. And behold, the angel of the Lord stood by them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them, and they feared with great fear.
And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which shall be to all the people. For to you is born this day a Savior, who is Christ the Lord, in the city of David. And this shall be the sign to you: you shall find the Babe wrapped in swaddling-clothes, lying in a manger.”

This message was not just for the shepherds. It is for “all the people” the angel said. If you would like to learn more out how the Lord’s salvation can bring you great joy, consider visiting us at the Kempton New Church for services on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am. And if you would like to join us as we celebrate the birth of the Lord God our Savior Jesus Christ at our Christmas worship service, I would love to see you. It will be held on Christmas Eve—Saturday, December 24, at 5:00 P.M.

Merry Christmas!

Sincerely,

Rev. Brett D. Buick
Pastor