I love Christmas. I love families gathering with one another. I love the generosity the season prompts in people’s hearts. I love the smells of baking. I love the music. Most of all, I love the story – the story of how God entered the world through the Christ Child.  This Christmas will be different for most of us. Many of the rituals that make this season […]

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I love Christmas. I love families gathering with one another. I love the generosity the season prompts in people’s hearts. I love the smells of baking. I love the music. Most of all, I love the story – the story of how God entered the world through the Christ Child.  This Christmas will be different for most of us. Many of the rituals that make this season […]

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FIRST LESSON:  Genesis 1.26-27              Human beings are created in the Image of God as a part of what God calls “good.” SECOND LESSON:  Genesis 12.1-3              God promises to faithful Abraham that his seed shall the nations of the earth call blessed. THIRD LESSON:  Isaiah 9.2, 6-7              Christ’s birth and kingdom are foretold […]

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“Joy to the World” 12-20-2020

Each week during Advent (the 4-week season leading up to Christmas), we have journeyed toward Bethlehem. We’ve lit candles on our Advent wreath to remind us of the gifts Christ offers: Peace, Hope, Love. We’ve listened to the story of Mary as she learns of the child to whom she will give birth and raise. We’ve heard the story of Joseph as he adopts Jesus […]

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“The Journey From Here”

On Dec. 29, Pastor Katy preaches on Matthew 2:13-23. 13 Now after they had left, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up, take the child and his mother, and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is about to search for the […]

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“Jesus on the Loose”

On December 30, Pastor Laura preaches on Luke 2:8-20. 8 In that region there were shepherds living in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 Then an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. 10 But the angel said to them, “Do […]

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