Christmas has become a very commercialized holiday. In the rush to buy presents and outdo last year’s gift giving, we tend to miss the true meaning of Christmas. One of my fondest memories was the time my children and I made Christmas cookies for the children at the women’s shelter in Charleston, SC. You go thinking you’re going to bless others but you are the one that gets the blessing. There are wonderful examples of ways to teach your children to give during this Christmas season and begin a lifetime of serving in this article – click here. May each of you know the love of Christ this coming year.

Merry Christmas!
Mary Sanchez
Director of Children’s Ministry