Category Archives: Holidays

Patriotism of Charity #FourthofJuly

via “The Gist of Swedenborg” THE PATRIOTISM OF CHARITY ONE’S country is the neighbor more than a society, for it consists of many societies, and consequently the love of it is a more extended and a higher love. Besides to … Continue reading

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#Sunday #Picnic and #Party in #Cincy

The Glendale New Church hosts and celebrates New Church Day this Sunday. from Pastor Clark Echols: Friends, – and all others you want to invite! This Sunday we celebrate the 248th birthday of the New Church. And our historic Sanctuary … Continue reading

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#DonutDay for Swedes

There’s no evidence that Swedenborg ate donuts. But if he did, he might have eaten a munk. Similar to the Finnish munkki, the Swedish munk is a sweet doughnut commonly eaten as fika along with coffee. It is sold cold … Continue reading

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#Memorial Day: Remember, Honor and Study War No More

Today, we remember all the service men and women who have gone to war, and died in the interest of keeping our country and world safer. We vow to, in our lives, be more conscious, more useful and and more … Continue reading

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A very special #Easter

We are so glad to have a shared community to prepare and enjoy a special Easter service and delicious meal yesterday. Thanks to everyone who made the day a blessed celebration of God’s humanity on Earth. For those who couldn’t … Continue reading

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Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night is a festival in some Christian churches that marks the coming of the Epiphany, the day when the magi were said to have visited the Christ child. Depending on when you start counting (i.e., Christmas Day or December … Continue reading

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God With Us

“The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” –which means, ‘God with us.’”~Matthew 1:23 An end-of-the-year practice I have done for several years now is to review my journal for the year that is … Continue reading

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