News from St. Francis 12/31/17 – 1/7/18

Christmas Sermon. . .
If you remember nothing else from this evening and Christmas going forward, remember this: Jesus did not come to change the mind of God about humanity; Jesus came to change the mind of humanity about God.
We all have our favorite Christmas movies. Right? What’s yours? Do you prefer the classics like It’s a Wonderful Life,A Christmas Carol, or White Christmas? Or do you enjoy the absurd comedies like National Lampoons Christmas, Scrooged, or Elf? Are you a little more refined and seek out rom/coms like Love, Actually or Four Christmases? A favorite that resurfaced this year for us was The Family Stone. Much of the movie focuses on the awkward and, thus, entertaining experiences of Sarah Jessica Parker’s uptight and controlling character, Meredith Morton, as she meets her boyfriend’s eccentric and outgoing family at Christmas.

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