Monday 26 December 2022

Christmas Eve Bible Hymnal Gathering & Pot Bless Dinner

On Christmas Eve, we gathered for a pot bless dinner and a Christmas Eve Bible Hymnal Gathering in church. The pot bless dinner was scheduled to start at about 7pm.

Christmas tree and the nativity scene put up by the children and their teachers.
Angels
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The following food were contributed by the participants for the pot bless dinner. Some brought cooked food while others bought ready cooked food.
Fried items such as stuffed bean curd and etc.
Black vinegar pork leg.
Steamed stuffed white tofu.
Stewed pork belly with fried bean curd stick, baby napa and carrot.
There were other items which I didn't take snapshots such as blanched beansprout, butter cake and others which I can't remember.
And 2 combs of bananas.
After dinner, we adjourned to the sanctuary for the...
Christmas Eve Bible Hymnal Gathering.
Altar
Altar flower.
After singing of hymns and reading of scripture, came the lighting of candles.
Thank God and fellow brothers and sisters in Christ for a nice and peaceful Christmas Eve celebration.
Christmas decorations on the notice board.
Grateful for from Him and through Him and to Him are all things - Romans 11:38.
Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfil His promises to her - Luke 1:45.
Thankful to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever - Psalm 107:1.

35 comments:

  1. Lovely post..merry Christmas Nancy!

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  2. Amen! What a lovely blessed gathering and having a pot bless is a very good idea. I think can also do pot bless for Chinese New Year hah..hah..

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    1. Thank you, PH. Pot bless for CNY is good especially when the family is big.

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  3. Nice name - pot bless dinner. Usually we call it pot luck. Lovely decor, Christmas tree and all.

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    1. Thank you, STP. Here it is either pot bless or pot luck.

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  4. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and everyone there. It was such a joyous occasion to see everyone coming together to celebrate with a pot bless dinner.

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    1. Thank you, TM. It was a small and meaningful gathering.

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  5. Glad you were able to enjoy fellowship, food for the body and for the soul! Hugs, Valerie

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  6. Beautiful photos, I wish you a happy holidays. :)

    Abdel | Infinitely Posh.

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  7. I like the simplicity of the altar.

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  8. Merry Christmas and happy new year to you

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  9. Merry Christmas to you and family!

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    1. Thank you, Nux. Merry Christmas to you and family too.

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  10. ...a wonderful way to celebrate Christmas Eve.

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  11. A most wonderful way to spend Christmas Eve.

    Have a fabulous day and week, Nancy. ♥

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    1. Thank you, Sandee. Have a fabulous day and week too.

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  12. Merry Christmas, for you and the whole family closer and further ...

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  13. Put God in your life, and you will find happiness. Beautiful Christmas dinner and service, Nancy. God Bless.

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    1. Thank you, Gigi. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2023. God bless you and David.

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  14. Thank you Nancy. What a meaningful way to spend Christmas Eve. May I know which church is this?

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    1. This is a Methodist outreach point in a small town.

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  15. 🐰 𝓗𝓲, 𝓝π“ͺ𝓷𝓬𝔂!
    😊 🎁 πŸŽ‰ π»π’Άπ“…π“…π“Ž π΅πŸ’π“π’Ύπ“ƒπ‘” π’Ÿπ’Άπ“Ž ❤️πŸ’

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  16. Bonita celebraciΓ³n. Besos.

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  17. That's a lovely celebration. It's a joy to be with the brethren, isn't it!

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    1. Thank you, Mimi. Yes, it is a joy to gather together as a family.

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  18. Espero que hayas tenido una linda navidad con tu familia y seres queridos. Te deseo una genial semana.

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