The primary planner for this service was Jen Boes, with help from John Groen and input from Harvey Stob and Paul Herrema.
Articles by this author:
- Celebrating Our Past, Present, and Future
The idea for this service began in late November 2007. As a congregation we were not planning to hold a New Year’s Eve or a New Year’s Day service. So we asked the question, “How will we begin the new year on Epiphany Sunday?” The idea that stuck was to ask members of the congregation to submit Bible texts that had sustained them, given them hope, and challenged them in the past year or two. The members responded with nearly one hundred submissions!