Christmas

The Other Wise Man

Scripture Reading      Matthew 2:1-12 In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, 2 asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage.” 3 When King Herod heard…

Carol Sing

We have published a recording of todays carol sing. We apologize for the quality of the sing-along part of the service. We experienced some technical difficulties that we were unable to resolve for the recording.

Christmas Eve Family Service

Our two Christmas Eve services are a little different– the first being the one where we tap into thatChristmas joy from our childhood and celebrate withcarols like Joy to the World and Hark the HeraldAngels Sing – a big boisterous celebration. And oursecond service is a little quieter – as I imagine thequiet descending on…

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…