Acceptance, Courage, Wisdom

Readings from Scripture (CEB) Jonah 3:1-5,10 The Lord’s word came to Jonah a second time: 2 “Get up and go to Nineveh, that great city, and declare against it the proclamation that I am commanding you.” 3 And Jonah got up and went to Nineveh, according to the Lord’s word. (Now Nineveh was indeed an enormous city, a three days’ walk…

Yet

Readings from Scripture (CEB) 1 Samuel 3 Now the boy Samuel was serving the Lord under Eli. The Lord’s word was rare at that time, and visions weren’t widely known. 2 One day Eli, whose eyes had grown so weak he was unable to see, was lying down in his room. 3 God’s lamp hadn’t gone out yet, and Samuel was lying…

Baptism of Jesus: Defiant Love

Readings from Scripture (CEB) Mark 1:1-13 The beginning of the good news about Jesus Christ, God’s Son, 2 happened just as it was written about in the prophecy of Isaiah: Look, I am sending my messenger before you.He will prepare your way,3 a voice shouting in the wilderness:        “Prepare the way for the Lord;        make his paths straight.” 4 John the…

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…