Silent Night Worship Service: December 11

December is a month of mixed messages and mixed emotions.  For anyone who has experienced loss or sadness, the holidays can be difficult, or at the least, stir up emotions.  Whether it is a public loss, like a death in the family or a divorce, or a more private sadness, it can be hard to move through a season when the expectations are high energy, big smiles, and full schedules.

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Let There Be Light: Advent 2017

Genesis 1:3 says, “Then God said, ‘Let there be light;’ and there was light.”  These words draw us into the creation story.

‘Let there be light’ is also a good way to enter into Advent.  The season of Advent is an opportunity for us to prepare for Christ’s birth and return.  On the first Sunday of Advent we light one candle.  It is a small representation of the hope that we have in a dark world.

Each week we light one more ...

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Yellow Bag Sundays: December

Each month on the first Sunday you’re encouraged to take home a re-usable yellow grocery bag, put some non-perishable items in it, and bring it back the next week, or soon thereafter. In November and December our contributions go to Operation Holiday.  Operation Holiday is a mission of Interfaith Ministries.  Operation Holiday expects to serve over 13,000 people this year.

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Silent Night Worship Service: December 11

December is a month of mixed messages and mixed emotions. For anyone who has experienced loss or sadness, the holidays can be difficult, or at the least, stir up emotions.  Whether it is a public loss, like a death in the family or a divorce, or a more private sadness, it can be hard to move through a season when the expectations are high energy, big smiles, and full schedules.

Recognizing that some of us need a time to pause, a ...

Continue Reading →
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Let There Be Light: Advent 2017

Genesis 1:3 says, “Then God said, ‘Let there be light;’ and there was light.”  These words draw us into the creation story.

‘Let there be light’ is also a good way to enter into Advent. The season of Advent is an opportunity for us to prepare for Christ’s birth and return.  On the first Sunday of Advent we light one candle.  It is a small representation of the hope that we have in a dark world.

Each week we light one more ...

Continue Reading →
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