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Blue Christmas Services to be held for those experiencing loss

It may be a “Blue Christmas” for many of those who have experienced loss in their lives or who are needing support during the holidays.

Blue Christmas, a service of hope and healing, will be held Wednesday, December 11 at 7 p.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3725 SW Wanamaker Road. The service is for those whose heart is heavy because of burdens this past year or years.

The public is invited. There will be music, scripture readings, prayers, mediation, anointing, and the Lord’s Supper to acknowledge the feeling of loss and the assurance that God is at your side.

Stephen Ministers will be assisting at the service and will be available after the service to listen to concerns.

For more information, contact Mary Hume, Parish Nurse at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. The phone number is 785-271-0808.

Other Blue Christmas services in the area are as follows:

Blue Christmas Service – Wednesday, Dec. 11, 6 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 817 S.W. Harrison. Light refreshments will be served before the service at 5:30 p.m.

Blue Christmas Service – Wednesday Dec 18, 6:00 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 2627 SW Western Ave.

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