Christmas Memories

The Christmas season at The Methodist Home is a wonderful time. Kids are given gifts, volunteer, and really get to know the true meaning of Christmas. Here are a few of the kids’ favorite things at Christmas- in their own words.

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Charlette

“During Christmas we have a little thing called Birthday Party for Jesus and other Christmas events we attend. But my favorite by far is the candlelight service on Christmas Eve. It’s really fun… Dr. Jeff (Lawrence) reads the Christmas story and I usually sing O Holy Night. At the end, everybody lights a candle and sings Silent Night… I’m telling you. It’s a sight to see!”

 

 


 

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“Tommy”

“I liked all the presents and we got to go outside and ride our new bikes.  I liked the Woodmen of the World party because they had puppets and gave us cookies and ice cream.   And,  I liked the Birthday Party for Jesus because we did a skit and I got to be in it.”

 


 

Katelynn

Katelynn

One of my most favorite things about Christmas is the weather.  I also love all the Christmas lights and decorations.  I enjoy waking up with the anticipation of Christmas morning and having a great deal of happiness around me.  Another thing I love about Christmas is getting to write a Christmas list every year.  It always makes you feel like a little kid again.  No matter how old I get, Christmas spirit will never get old.”

 

 

 


 

Xavier

Xavier

“I really liked when we did our skit and we got to sing  “Happy Birthday to Jesus.  And, I liked when the church came to our cottage and they gave us cookies.  Plus, I really, really liked when we woke up real early and got to open our Christmas presents.”

 


 

Destiny

Destiny

“One thing I love about Christmas is God.  He has brought me through so much.  Another thing I love about Christmas is the love.  I enjoy being able to spend time with my brothers and family.  One of my most favorite things about Christmas morning is the laughing and happiness.  That is what Christmas is all about to me.”

 

 


 

Victoria

Victoria

“Christmas means time with family. It also means time with staff and friends.  It’s a time for prayer and the celebration of the birth of Jesus.”

 

 

 


 

Evelyn

Evelyn

Christmas means spending time with the cottage. It’s also a time to sing holiday songs. It means helping others and celebrating the birthday of Jesus.”

 

 

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