Greatest Valentine’s Day Card

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Happy Valentine's Day

The Greatest Valentine’s Day Card and the most joyous expression of LOVE on this Valentine’s Day comes from the Church Community in the Greater Gardner MA region.   We’ve highlighted some examples and the LOVE really shines through.

The Greatest Love Story Ever Told is the love between God and his human creations.  It is understandable that HE expects each and every one of us to follow HIS example and live our lives with LOVE.   Some days it may be difficult or even seem impossible in the face of life’s daily challenges.  

Certainly, Valentine’s Day is a great day to share with the Love of  your life.  It is also a great day to spread LOVE throughout your entire sphere of influence: family, friends, and even strangers you encounter today.

We wish all of you a very Happy Valentine’s Day.  May the blessings of our Lord Jesus Christ enhance your life through the best Love of All.    May your relationships with family, friends, and significant others be filled with LOVE this Valentine’s Day.  And may your encounters with strangers leave them more loved than before your interaction.

Happy Valentine’s Day – Greater Gardner MA

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LOVE is the essence of Valentine’s Day. We wish you all a Happy Valentine’s Day. And we thank all of you in the communities of the region who share their love every single day in so many different ways.


The following are quotes from a small selection of church websites throughout the Greater Gardner MA area.  Great examples of LOVE shining through:

People’s Church – Ashburnham MA

“Loving God – Loving People – Making Disciples of Christ. Our commitment is to love God and people.”

Ashby Congregational Church

From the pastor, “When we come to the gospels and learn of our Lord and Savior it is impossible to not come to a love and understanding of just how much God loves and cares for all of his creation.”

St. John’s Episcopal Church, Athol

“We would love to greet you and share with you our love for Jesus Christ, and for you, our neighbor.”

Memorial Congregational Church, Baldwinville

“Worship that feeds the soul. A church that feeds the community!”

New Life Church, Barre

“To help people discover and embrace the new life God offers through Christ-centered worship, training, and outreach.”

Faith Lutheran Church, Gardner

“With God’s help and living in Faith, Hope, and Love (1 Cor. 13:13) we strive to be a loving, caring community of Faith in the Heart of Gardner, Mass.”

Tri-Parish Community Church, Hardwick

“No matter who you are or where you are in your life/faith journey, you are welcome here. No assumptions!”

First Parish Unitarian Church of Hubbardston

“We believe in the inherent worth and dignity of every person. In justice, equity, and compassion in human relations.”

North Congregational Church of New Salem

“The edification of the redeemed people of God. The evangelization of the lost. The exaltation of the Savior and the Scriptures.”

St. Francis of Assissi Parish, Oakham

“We chose as our patron, Saint Francis of Assisi, a saint known for his love and devotion to Jesus Christ and the founder of the Franciscan Order.”

Mission Covenant Church, Orange

“We do our best to love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength, and our neighbors as ourselves with the teachings and example of Jesus at the core of everything we do.”

First Congregational Parish, Unitarian, Petersham

“Answering the call to love and justice.”

First Congregational Church of Royalston and First Congregational Church of Rutland

“We are here to serve you and make your world a better place. Come and enjoy the presence of God’s love – it will change your life!”

New Hope Bible Chapel, Templeton

“New Hope is a caring church fulfilling the call of Jesus, to love our neighbor as ourselves (Matthew 22:39)! Our community outreach demonstrates this by providing services for those in need.”

Mission Covenant Church, Warwick

“We believe in Jesus Christ and try to follow the example of life He set for us.”

Our Savior Lutheran Church, Westminster

“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.”

Cornerstone Church, Winchendon

“While doing life together…We will Reach the Lost – By Sending the Found – as we Discover Our Gifts – To Change this World!”

Original Valentine’s Day Card to Gardner and poem by Werner Poegel


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