Posts tagged with ‘December 24’

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Christmas Eve – December 24, 2019

by Melissa VanTassell

    In winter’s deepest night, we welcome the light of the Christ child. Isaiah declares that the light of the long-promised king will illumine the world and bring endless peace and justice. Paul reminds us that the grace of God through Jesus Christ brings salvation to all people. The angels declare that Jesus’ birth is good […]

    December 24, 2018 – Nativity of Our Lord: Christmas Eve

    by Melissa VanTassell

      On a long winter evening we gather to proclaim the coming of the light. Isaiah announces that the people who walked in darkness have seen a great light. Paul reminds us that the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all. In the familiar account of Christ’s birth, the evening sky is bright with […]

      December 24, 2017 – Fourth Sunday of Advent

      by Melissa VanTassell

        God keeps the promise made to David, to give him an everlasting throne. The angel tells Mary that God will give David’s throne to her son Jesus. She is perplexed by Gabriel’s greeting and by the news of her coming pregnancy, but she is able still to say, “Count me in.” We who know that […]

        THIS WEEK, BEGINNING December 24, 2017

        by Melissa VanTassell

          NEXT SUNDAY: 9:00 am 4th Sunday of Advent Worship Service (Sanctuary) No Sunday School today 7:00 pm Christmas Candlelight Service (Sanctuary) MONDAY: Blessed Christmas Day! No Worship Service today. Church Office closed. TUESDAY: 6:30 pm Al-Anon (Library) WEDNESDAY: No Confirmation Class today THURSDAY: 1:30 pm Worship Service (Sanctuary) 6:30 pm Al-Anon Meeting (Conference Room) No […]