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Building Relationships by Baking Cookies

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Building Relationships by Baking Cookies

There is no doubt that the best part of the Christmas season is celebrating the birth of Jesus. We have an advent blog series to help prepare us for that. The much tougher question would be, what is the second best part of the Christmas season? Presents, reading by the fire, Christmas music, and Hallmark Christmas movies all have a claim on this second spot. Let's be honest those are great, but one tradition rises above the rest, baking Christmas cookies.

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They Won't Be Expecting That!

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They Won't Be Expecting That!

I think that too much of the time, we think we have God’s plan for us all figured out.  We get into a routine and then when something happens that isn’t according to “the plan”, we are completely thrown off and our lives get turned upside down.

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Waiting

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Waiting

Welcome to Advent, a season of waiting.  Advent is the season between the Sunday after Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve.  This time of advent is defined as “waiting for someone notable,” and I’d say we’re waiting for someone quite notable.

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Winter Camp Reunion Recap

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Winter Camp Reunion Recap

The 2015 camp season finished with a bang. Well… it was more like Bible studies, songs, games, and lots of fun but you get the idea. Our second annual Winter CamFam reunion was our biggest ever!

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Heartland Christmas Traditions

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Heartland Christmas Traditions

Heartland staff’s Christmas traditions are all over the map; including Norwegian food and hymns sung in Spanish. The one thing all traditions have in common is that they are a big part of what makes the Christmas season special. They help us grow closer to our friends and family as we celebrate the birth of our Savior. Our Heartland staff family would love to share our favorite Christmas traditions with you.

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