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Advent With The Baker Family

  • December 5, 2017 12:58 am
  • by: The Baker Family

The Baker Family
Pictured: Jack and Kelly Baker with children, Owen, Silvia and Griffin

Every year our family looks forward to the sights and sounds of the Christmas holiday. In our home, this means baking lots of cookies, attending the Somerset Beach Campground Living Nativity, and enjoying Christmas celebrations with friends and family. 

Decorating the Christmas tree is a favorite family tradition. We have a few special ornaments that are always placed at the top of the tree. A homemade mini nativity, an angel, and our favorite, the Jesus story ornament. This clear round ornament contains reminders of all that Jesus has done for us. A bit of straw and white cloth to signify his birth, a red ribbon and two nails to represent his death, and a small stone to remind us that He is risen!  Each year our kids love to open the ornament and tell the story as they touch each element. This simple act helps to remind us of the ultimate reason we celebrate Christmas. 

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Spring Arbor Free Methodist Church is a Biblical community, in which people from all walks of life join together to worship our amazing God, grow in knowledge and relationship with Jesus Christ,  connect with one another to find acceptance and friendship in the Body of believers, and then scatter to serve the world and our community in order to build God’s Kingdom here on earth.