Questioning Advent: Day 10 – Not So Silent Night

On Christmas Eve two years ago our sanctuary was packed to capacity. We filled the pews to the max, then added folding chairs in the back. Then, finally, people took up standing positions in the back and down the side aisles. By the time we made it to the end of the service, when we sing “Silent Night” by candlelight, I was pretty sure that between the over fire capacity crowd, the 150 year old wooden building, and the candles we were going to burn down the church. So last year we broke with tradition and went from one Christmas … Continue reading Questioning Advent: Day 10 – Not So Silent Night