calendar December 17, 2009 in ELCA

Presiding Bishop’s Christmas Message


God’s saving goodness and loving kindness have arrived in Jesus, the Word made flesh. Though hidden in the humility of a manger, and later in the scandal of the cross, God’s promise is being made good in plain sight for all to see, in a life of generous mercy, richly poured out for all.

Bishop Hanson’s 2009 Christmas Message is now on the web. You can view it as a video, read the text, or download a bulletin insert to share with your congregation.




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