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The Rev. John Weatherhogg, of Middletown Springs, senior minister and pastor at Grace Congregational United Church of Christ in Rutland, offers a Christmas message in this week’s Talking Pictures video. Weatherhogg says people at this time of year, anticipating the return of physical light after the longest night of the year, the winter solstice Dec. 21, people are seeking enlightenment of the spirit as well, looking for, he says, “that peace on Earth, good will toward all.” Weatherhogg says “People are clamoring for the message of good news, that message of hope, light and love for our communities, and for our world.” Hear the Rev. John Weatherhogg share the good news in this week’s video by visiting

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