The only reason I won't be going to church is that I have trouble with the "Christ" concept. I've tried over and over to return to church over the years, but this gets in my way...I suppose intellectually. I know I'm probably opening up alot of debate, but that's ok, I imagine that's why this thread was started in the first place.
G'morning, Ryankett...atheists have good mornings too!
Used to go to Church every Christmas (and every Sunday, and every birthday, etc., etc.). But now, not anymore. I'm not an atheist but the practices I have before I no longer observe now. I don't know why?
Since the holiday is actually Zoroastrian in origin, I plan on staying home and listening to Freddie Mercury songs and praying to Mithra to melt all this damned snow.
and that is all I have to say about that! or maybe
Oh yeh? If I had a god it would be prettier than your god.
My church doesn't have a Christmas service. One doesn't have to be in a church to worship the Christ of Christmas.I will read the account from Lukes gospel to my family as has been our tradition on Christmas morning before we have a great breakfast and begin the day. Happy Birthday Jesus!
Is your church against Christmas celebrations?
I truly would like to attend mass on Christmas, though it is a very long service, but I plan to attempt it at any rate !
The Christmas Eve service where I attend is all hymns, chiors and instrumental music. The final song is Silent Night and we sing it in the candle lite - most peaceful.
No, but I will probably do something to celebrate Yule on Monday.
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