Advent and Christmas Worship Opportunities

November 30, 2014 – The First Sunday of Advent

Theme: A God-filled vision grants us faith to live through days of struggle, strife and sorrow.

Scripture: Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:2-4; 3:17-19

Sermon: "Write the Vision"

 

December 7, 2014 – The Second Sunday of Advent
Theme: As Jesus cames into the world at a specific time and place, God’s people are called and empowered to action in the specific times and places of their lives.
Scripture: Esther 4:1-17; Matthew 5:13-16
Sermon: “For Such a Time as This”
A Service of Holy Communion

 

December 14, 2014 – The Third Sunday of Advent
Theme: The coming Christ as a light illuminating God’s promised future.
Scripture: Isaiah 42:1-9; Matthew 12:15-21
Sermon: “A New Light!”

 

December 21, 2104 – The Fourth Sunday of Advent
A service of lessons, anthems and carols featuring the Chancel Choir and instrumentalists

 

December 24, 2014 – Christmas Eve
6:30 p.m. Family Service
Skit Series: “Stable Relationships”
10:30 p.m. Concert of Christmas Music – featuring the Chancel Bells and instrumentalists
11:00 p.m. Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols

 

December 28, 2014 – Christmas I
Theme: The message of Jesus through Christmas carols
Scripture: Matthew 2:1-12
Sermon: Celebrating the Carols of Christmas