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Rev. Justin Schroeder writes:
Nearly a thousand years ago, Judah Halevi, a Spanish Jewish physician, poet, and philosopher, wrote, “Tis a fearful thing to love what death can touch. To love, to hope, to dream, and oh, to lose.”
This Sunday is “Remembrance Sunday,” a time to reflect on our losses over the past year and to honor those who have died. It is also an opportunity to mark other significant losses in our lives, such as a separation or divorce, saying goodbye to friends who’ve moved away, the passing of an animal companion, or the loss of a home, job, or familiar school community.
Join us on Sunday, Jan. 8 (services are at 9:30 and 11:15 a.m.) for Remembrance Sunday. We’ll enjoy music by Give Get Sistet and Dr. Jerrod Wendland. You’re invited to bring to the service a photo or memento of loved ones, and together we’ll build an altar in their memory.
Together, we will remember, name, and turn toward the New Year, knowing we are surrounded by a loving cloud of witnesses.
I’ll see you in Church,