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December 31, 2012

The year now ending has been a good and a great one for us at Nativity. So many things to remember and celebrate. We have been blessed abundantly by God in the past year as we continue to grow in every measurable way. The spirit of the parish has grown immeasurably.

Here are a few of my own notes and highlights…

2012 Message Series:

The Rules of Happiness

Highly Favored

Anything But Ordinary

Venti Bold

God’s Guide to Prayer

The Other Guy

Life Aps

How To Be Rich

Expect Miracles


Special Events of 2012

March 29: “Church Arise” Rally celebrating our member-ministers

April 8: Very first Easter Sunday at the Maryland State Fair

May 19 & 20: First Communions

May 21 & 22: Visit to Notre Dame Ind. to sign contracts with the publisher of our forthcoming book

June 11: Nativity Missions Celebration

June 15: Delivery of final book manuscript to the publisher

September 9: Kick-Off Weekend

September 16: Archbishop Lori’s Visit

November 3: Second ever church conference: “Matter”

November 10-11: Project Thanksgiving

November 18: Stewardship Sunday

December 24: Christmas Eve at the Cow Palace


Biggest Surprise of the Year:

Finding a publisher


Favorite Accomplishment:

Making some good progress with our Campus Strategic Planning


Favorite Book

“Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson


New Thing for 2012:



Member-Ministers We Said Good-Bye to in 2012:

Ed  Canavan

Bridget Healy

Gertrude Dolle

Tim Muth

Richard Day

Eleanor LaForce

Ed Post

Katherine Smith

May they rest in peace.

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