When Christmas is On a Sunday
This Sunday, Village will celebrate the third week of Advent. One of our families will light the third candle out of four, and our corporate anticipation will deepen. We will strain forward a bit more for that day when we rejoice that the long expected One has come. And the expectation is especially sweet this year because Christmas falls on a Sunday.
But Sunday Christmases bring dilemmas: Will there be church on Sunday? Will we go to church on Sunday? These are fair questions, as Christmas is a special day, steeped in family traditions, and we’re not all that accustomed to spending time at church on Christmas day.
But, for good reasons, Village will be gathering together, and you should join your fellow saints. Here are four reasons why:
1. Christmas Day is the Climax of a Long Season of Expectation
We don’t celebrate Advent because it’s just “what you do” this time of...
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