He went into the sanctuary to sit down in the front of the Church and was asked by the ushers if he would please sit in the back. He greeted people to be greeted back and was stared at with dirty looks. People continued to looking down on him and judge him. As he sat in the back of the Church, he listened to the announcements.
Depictions of the Pilgrims who founded our country often include someone kneeling and praying, giving thanks to God. But in today’s world, we often find ourselves rushing through the holiday season, neglecting to set aside consistent time to celebrate God’s goodness, love, and mercy.