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Celebrating the Traditions of Thanksgiving

What comes to mind when you think of Thanksgiving? A table laden with turkey, dressing, and pumpkin pie? A break from work or school? Family gathered from far and near? Football? Black Friday sales? Many traditions make Thanksgiving special and memorable. However, we might also think of our history. In 1621, Governor Bradford declared a…

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In Everything Thank God

  Many families have a Thanksgiving tradition where everybody around the table shares one thing they’re thankful for. That encourages gratefulness in the midst of the rush and bustle of celebration. After all, God told us, “In everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus” (1 Th. 5:18).  It’s good to give thanks,…

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