New Church Vineyard exists to support religious education and spiritual enrichment for people of all ages, from preschool children through adults. Our materials are arranged under eight spiritual themes which are drawn from the teachings of The New Church, a new Christianity based on the Word of God and dedicated to the worship of the Lord God Jesus Christ.
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Good Tidings of Great Joy
Featured Topic #25: Good Tidings of Great Joy.
The angel Gabriel visited several people in the months before the Lord was born to bring the joyful tidings of His advent (Luke 1). One was Mary, who through the miracle of the virgin birth would be the mother of the Lord. If we welcome them in, angels can help prepare us also to receive the Lord with humble and open hearts.