Classic in inspiration and modern in execution, they bring cheer to nearly every room in the house and are as easy to implement as one, two. CUE THE CONIFERS. Make your mantel look amazing with a colorful assortment of vintage and inexpensive evergreens. The bottle‐brush variety are readily available online and at crafts stores. the miniature ones were plucked from a model-train set. Votives make the snow-dusted landscape sparkle. Source: Bag-O-Frosted topiaries, $13, department56. JINGLE ALL THE WAY. To make comings and goings much more festive, gather a variety of crafts-store bells (these are red, gold and silver), and string them onto two loops of wire. Mold them into a cluster shape, twist the ends of the loops together and tie on a big bow. Source: Creatology jingle bells, 16 mm, 20 mm and 30 mm, from $4. 50 a bag, michaels. Enjoy candlelight without the fire hazard by placing LED votives on windowsills, mantels and stairs. Sources: Pottery Barn flameless plastic votive candles, $20 for 4, potterybarn. Everlasting votive candles, $15 for 10,.
Hymn books open to No. 435, "God of Grace and God of Glory," dozens of people raised their voices Thursday night to sing a prayer in support of people affected by HIV and AIDS. "Grant us wisdom, grant us courage/for the living of these days," they sang. Lucas United Church of Christ in Evansville was host Thursday night to a World AIDS Day service, meant to commemorate people who died of AIDS-related causes and support HIV-positive people and their loved ones. 1 and aims to end the AIDS epidemic by raising awareness about HIV and AIDS, the final stage of HIV. In his sermon, St. Lucas pastor Lynn Martin referenced Bible verses Mark 1:40-42, in which Jesus cures a man with leprosy. He called HIV the modern-day counterpart to leprosy, due to stigma against people with both illnesses, and urged listeners to make sure people living with HIV and their families can get the treatment and support they need. “(HIV) deserves the same devotion to cure as cancer does," Martin said. After the reading and sermon, visitors were invited to light votive candles in memory of people who had died of.