The Gift of Jesus

Christmas is about remembering the best gift of all – God sending His son Jesus to this earth in the form of a tiny baby. There is a song called “A Baby Changes Everything”. That is true in the natural and the spiritual. Jesus changed everything, when he was born that first advent. He changed the calendar – how we keep track of years. He changed how we relate to God – not through a list of rules and regulations, but through a relationship with him. He changed how we can attain eternal life. He opened the portals of heaven to anyone who accepts his gift of forgiveness of sins.

Why don’t you take a few moments this Christmas time to consider how you are letting the Christ child change your life? Share that with your loved ones – let the importance of this season be known! 

Local clergy share words of hope during Christmas season

Churches in our community came together to write this article for the Times Herald. Please read it here.
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CLOTHING DRIVE ~ FREE BAKE GOODS! TAKING DONATIONS!

NEXT WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 23RD FROM 3PM-5PM AT ST. MARTIN LUTHERAN CHURCH ON 805 CHESTNUT ST. IN PORT HURON. HUGE CLOTHING DRIVE! FREE BAKE GOODS! JACKETS, COATS, SHIRTS, SHOES, BOOTS, PANTS, HATS AND GLOVES PLUS MORE GIVING OUT TO PEOPLE IN NEED! ALSO FREE BAKE GOODS FOR EVERYONE!
ALSO, IF YOU HAVE ANYTHING YOU CAN DONATE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE COME ON OVER TO 805 CHESTNUT ST AND DROP IT OFF. WE ARE TAKING ANYTHING. CLOTHING, JACKETS, COATS, TOYS, ETC. SO IF YOU ARE IN NEED PLEASE STOP BY NEXT WEDNESDAY AND GET SOME GOOD STUFF.
IF YOU HAVE STUFF TO DONATE PLEASE DROP IT OFF AT THE CHURCH. DO SOMETHING GREAT FOR THE COMMUNITY! IT'S VERY MUCH APPRECIATED BY SO MANY!
THANKS FOR YOUR TIME!
Upcoming Events
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Drive-In Christmas Eve Service — Mt. Pleasant Bible Church 1530 Emerson Rd, Goodells
You’re invited to join us for our first-ever drive-in Christmas Eve service! Come celebrate together the Light coming into the world.
Christmas Eve - Thursday, Dec. 24th at 6:00PM
— Pile the family into the car
— Park in the church field
— Tune your radio to FM 104.7
— Join in from your car as we experience a traditional Christmas Eve service in a new way
— For the closing songs you have the option to stand outside your car and light a candle or to stay in your car and join in with a battery- powered one [both will be provided when you arrive] 
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