Christmas has Twelve Days

Matilda a Minnesota Moose Christmas Story
A moose walking through deep snow with bare trees in the back ground. Image courtesy of Natalia Kollegova via Pixabay.

Here are links to Matilda's and Chloe's stories to bring a little more joy to your Christmas season.


Merry Christmas! I hope you are all finding moments of peace in which to enjoy the quieter blessings of this season.

As it is still Christmas (until January 6), I am sharing with you this year’s story for Christmas – How Matilda, a Minnesota Moose, Saw the First Christmas. You will notice that Chloe the Camel makes a cameo.

I’m looking forward to a New Year with Living Table. Who knows what this year could bring…

About Rachael Keefe

Rev. Dr. Rachael Keefe is the pastor of Living Table United Church of Christ. She was called to Living Table in 2015 after serving in many varied ministry settings since her ordination in 1992. She holds graduate degrees from Princeton Theological Seminary and Andover Newton Seminary at Yale (formerly Andover Newton Theological School). Her ministry and leadership often center around advocacy and accessibility. Her writing has been published by Chalice Press, The Christian Century, Red Letter Christians, Working Preacher, RevGalBlogPals, and others. She is grateful to be in ministry with Living Table today.

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2 thoughts on “Christmas has Twelve Days”

  1. I appreciate the creativity you bring to our community in these stories, liturgy, sanctuary decorations, sermons, … So much that makes the good news come to life.


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