This evening is the 2014 Festival of Tables...
Our PW does such a great job of making a room come alive with wonderful table top treasures of all kinds.
I have been photographing and posting these events since they started, and just took some photos of this evening's tables. There are MORE tables yet to be decorated but I am going to post these as a preview of coming attractions.
Think about the many times in the Bible when table fellowship, and banquets great and dinner parties small figure in the lives of the faithful. Picture the moment in Psalm 23 when the Lord spreads a table before his flock, or that dinner at Emmaus where two of his followers had their eyes opened and they recognized him. We meet Jesus at that table in the upper room, and we see him preparing a meal for his disciples along the seashore following the resurrection. Meal upon meal, they prepare us for that great banquet in the church triumphant.
God is always inviting us to a table of fellowship, joy and discovery. We are continuing in that tradition and we always trust that when two or three are gathered in Jesus' name, he is there in the midst of them.