Wish Upon A Star 2021 Blessed Many Families

The Messenger
Christmas, The Messenger 2022-02-01, wish upon a star
By Joan Marshall Thanks to the generosity of our Glen Mar community, many area families and children in need were blessed with wonderful gifts this past Christmas. We provided gifts to 32 families that included 157 people, 112 of whom were children. All families received grocery store gift cards in addition to individual gifts. Gift recipients were selected by Ames…

Glen Mar Blesses Children Around the World Through Operation Christmas Child

Mission Minute, The Messenger, Youth News & Events
Christmas, Operation Christmas Child, The Messenger 2022-02-01, youth

By Connie Ballenger
One hundred thirty poverty-stricken children around the world will receive a shoebox filled with fun gifts, school supplies, and hygiene items, thanks to Glen Mar’s participation this year in Operation Christmas Child (OCC) – a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse, a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization.


The Advent-ure Begins

Pastor's Ponderings
advent, Christmas, light, worship
Dear Glen Mar friends, This Sunday marks the start of Advent,  a season of preparation for Christmas, and a reminder that Jesus’ birth changed the world, forever. During this season, we’ll have many opportunities for worship and for getting ready for Christmas. We get our houses ready for Christmas by putting up decorations; we get our bank accounts ready for…

Tell YOUR Family Christmas Story

Christmas, Family, story, worship
Want something creative to do with your family? Have creative writing skills? Like coming up with fun stories? Have a fun story to share about Christmas? We want to hear from you! The worship team is collecting Christmas stories and poems about Christmas, Christmas morning, and/or the joy and meaning of Christmas for our December 26th services. Please email us…