Messages from December 2013

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Christmas Eve Sermon

Christmas Eve Sermon, 2013 So how’s your past couple of weeks been? If it’s anything like mine, it’s been busy, lots of extra things this time of year that we fit it around all the regular stuff—‘tis the season, right?    And then the ice storm hit on Sunday and although I didn’t make it to […]

Message for the Second Sunday of Advent

Where’s the Good News in That? Message for the Second Sunday of Advent:  Based on Isaiah 11: 1-10, Matthew 3: 1-12 Another wonderfully descriptive passage from Isaiah again for our OT scripture, this week a poem.  In fact each week in Advent we have been reading from the prophet Isaiah.  Scholars are unsure just when […]

Christmas Letter ” Happy New Year “

December 1st, 2013, The First Sunday of Advent Happy New Year! Huh?  No, I haven’t lost my mind (although I’m sure there are those that might beg to differ!)  And yes, I may be pushing the concept, but the first Sunday of Advent is the Church’s New Year.  Advent, the four weeks that lead up […]