Advent

December 14: UCW Candlelight Communion Service

Scripture:     Isaiah 40:1-5 1 Comfort, O comfort my people,    says your God.2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem,    and cry to herthat she has served her term,    that her penalty is paid,that she has received from the Lord’s hand    double for all her sins. 3 A voice cries out:“In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord,    make straight in the desert a highway for our…

December 12: Advent III Joy

Readings from the Scriptures (CEB) Luke 1: 39-45; 57-65 39 Mary got up and hurried to a city in the Judean highlands. 40 She entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. 41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the child leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. 42 With a loud voice she blurted out, “God has blessed you…

Advent IV: Love

Luke 1:39-56 In those days Mary set out and went with haste to a Judean town in the hill country, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth.  When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the child leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and exclaimed with a loud cry,…

Advent 3 – Lessons & Carols

WE GATHER IN GOD’S HOPEVU: Voices United MV: More Voices Welcome & Announcements Lighting our Advent Wreath – JoyOne: The Advent wreath is a sign that we await the light of Christ in our lives. Over the last year, people around the world have struggled with the pandemic and understand just how dim the light…

Advent II: Peace

Welcome to our online worship service! This morning we will celebrate communion. You are invited to gather whatever you have available for your communion elements. For the ‘bread’: a bun, crackers (yes, Goldfish crackers are perfectly ok!), bread, etc. For the wine: juice, milk, water, wine, ice tea, etc.

Hanging of the Greens

Introduction to “Hanging the Greens” This is the start of the new year, the start of our preparations for welcome the Christ child into our lives.  The Prophet Isaiah imagined this time of preparations: in the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert, a highway for our God.  Every valley…