Jesus was a Middle Eastern refugee: Christmas history vs. tradition

Jesus was a Middle Eastern refugee: Christmas history vs. tradition

Where do the traditions of Christmas come from?

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holiday season from GPCC! Please join us on Sunday for our Christmas service. We’ll be off on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, and then we’ll see you again on January 8th.

First time visitors

If Sunday was your first time with us, thank you for visiting! We look forward to seeing you again, and feel free to reach out to Christopher to share your questions and thoughts. His email is or call (831) 426-0510.

This Sunday

Join us as we explore the origins of Christmas, from the Biblical characters of Mary and Jesus, to the Roman and Celtic traditions that came to be part of this celebration. And don’t forget about Santa! Where did all this come from, and how should we think about our world and values today?

Wearing ugly Christmas sweaters is encouraged!

Merry Christmas and see you Sunday,
-Christy and the GPCC Staff

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GPCC Staff

Christopher Drury, Lead Pastor
Tony Youlton, Intern
Christy Byrd, Minister of Children
Hannah Hayes, Minister of Activism
Maria Romero, Director of Collegiate Ministries

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