O'er All the Weary World is a lively collection of short stories for the Christmas season. These thought-provoking and resonant stories recount moments of enlightenment, incarnation, decision, and revelation--moments to which all human beings, by the grace of God, have access. With one exception, the stories are related to traditional Scripture lessons found in the common lectionary during the season of Advent. Each story may be used for contemplative reading, family storytelling, adult study groups, and in the worship setting. ""In a season when the church tells the story of God's astonishing gift to us all, Sarah Foulger offers stories of people discovering the transforming gifts of astonishing giving and love renewed in their own lives. Foulger's stories ring as brightly as the bells on Christmas Day."" --Anthony B. Robinson, author of Changing the Conversation: A Third Way for Congregations Sarah Foulger is Pastor of The Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor, UCC. Rev. Dr. Foulger is a graduate of Hofstra University, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Boston University, and has served Presbyterian and UCC congregations in Delaware, Virginia, and Maine. She is the author of Yards of Purple and No Revenge So Complete and, with her husband, has lived in beautiful coastal Maine for more than thirty years.
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