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“Peace on earth, goodwill toward men.” You can have peace in a world that doesn’t know peace. Peace came into the world with the light of the world; the light of the world is Jesus.
We light the Shepherd’s Candle, the brightly colored one, on the third Sunday of Advent. The shepherds are a model for receiving and sharing the Gospel.
We light the Bethlehem candle on the second Sunday of Advent and focus on the faith of Mary and Joseph. Bethlehem was small, unknown and out of the way. And that is exactly why Jesus was born there.
Due to circumstances beyond our control, I did not get to preach last Sunday. Since it was the first Sunday of Advent I don’t want us to get behind on keeping the weeks. I had prepared an outline and notes … Continue reading
There are many prophetic texts throughout the Old Testament. This year on the first week of Advent we focus on two verses from Isaiah 9, specifically looking at the names given to Messiah.
Our Sunday School literature this year is doing a series of lessons very similar to our annual Advent services. Each week in Sunday School we will follow a person or group of people as they encounter God and respond to the birth of Jesus. Continue reading
“Peace on earth, goodwill toward men.” Even when the world is in turmoil we can have peace and be at peace. For the believer he himself is our peace (Ephesians 2:13). He will someday make all things new but on the … Continue reading
Advent traditions vary but if you have three purple candles and one that is pink, that brightly colored candle is lit on the third Sunday of Advent. The angels brought good tidings of great joy to a small group of … Continue reading
Join us Sunday, December 24th at 4 pm for a special Christmas Eve service. We will have our regular Sunday School and morning worship service at 10:00 and 11:00 respectively. But instead of the regular evening services we will have … Continue reading