Thanksgiving Thursday to Giving Tuesday

Tonya Trice   -  

It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is almost here. And, Thanksgiving happens to be my favorite holiday of the year. It’s the time of year when extended family and friends get together to prepare and share a meal, memories are made, shopping kicks off (Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday…) and for some, Christmas decorating begins. For me, it’s about traditions such as advent calendars for the kiddos, planning for Christmas get-togethers, holiday baking and Hallmark movie marathons. But Thanksgiving is so much more – it’s “giving thanks” and there’s so many ways to do so. I’m truly grateful and thankful for the numerous blessings in my life – too many to name. And, as I engage in my Thanksgiving traditions again this year, I’ll prioritize the most important day of the week – Giving Tuesday, the annual celebration of generosity. I’ll prayerfully decide how I’m giving back – paying it forward. Whether it’s making a meal for others, volunteering my time, donating to a ministry of the church or all of the above, it’s important to me to bless others as I’ve been (and continue to be) blessed.

This year I hope you will join me in giving thanks. And, I hope you will also join me in remembering the family, friends, and others that are no longer with us.

It’s been such a blessing for me to support Wright’s Chapel online ministries and to worship remotely with each of you – this is what community is all about! If church online is the way that you and your family worship each week, or simply on occasion, we hope that you will let us know of your attendance via chat/comments if worshiping via Facebook or YouTube. If you’re new to online worship, we invite you to complete the online connect card to ensure we have your updated contact information so that we can personally thank you for worshiping with us.

Have a question about Wright’s Chapel? Do you have an interest in learning more about the ministries at Wright’s Chapel and how you can get involved? Feel free to contact me directly via email at or by phone or text at 540-604-0038. I look forward to hearing from you.

And, I look forward to supporting you in our mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world – together, we can.