moderated Re: Merry Christmas


Every year I read on some list or other discussions regarding whether or not to wish others a Merry Christmas; on lists which have nothing at all to do with religion.  It is sad.  Particularly at a time in our history when other minority groups are demanding, and for the most part getting the respect they deserve.  Can’t we keep religion off secular lists.  Not all of us are Christian.

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From: Don Walls
Sent: Sunday, December 19, 2021 11:44 PM
Subject: Re: Merry Christmas


I have to say I'm a Christian, an Anglican priest, and I don't feel the need

to proselytize at Christmas.  Many persons wish others a Merry Christmas,

and it's just a friendly greeting of the season.  Christmas, apart from

religious significance for some of us, is a time of special time with family

or friends, a time apart from normal routines when people can relax and take

time they might not normally do, to enjoy loved ones and special treats.


So, merry Christmas to all!  May each of us find a break from COVID





-----Original Message-----

From: Kelly Pierce

Sent: Sunday, December 19, 2021 6:59 PM


Subject: Re: Merry Christmas


Nothing pisses me off more than when someone’s religion is

disrespected. Many Christians need to proselytize to practice their

faith. It is not unusual for deeply Christian people to offer

strangers cheer and fellowship near the holiest of days. That is part

of their religious practice.





On 12/18/21, Shirley Tracy <shirleytracy16@...> wrote:

> Merry Christmas.

> Shirley Tracy

> From: Pastor Gil Pries via

> Sent: Friday, December 17, 2021 11:06 AM

> To:

> Subject: Merry Christmas

> I want to wish all of you a merry Christmas and a happy  New Year.

> Pastor Gil











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