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Worship 1st Sunday of Epiphany, Jan 10 – Jesus’ Baptism

Worship 1st Sunday of Epiphany, Jan 10 – Jesus’ Baptism

Spirit baptizes Christ for his work among us! Our re-creation in baptism is an image of the Genesis creation, where the Spirit of God moved over the waters. Both Mark’s gospel and the story in Acts make clear that it is the Spirit’s movement that...

Worship 2nd Sunday of Christmas, Jan 3, 2021

Worship 2nd Sunday of Christmas, Jan 3, 2021

Christ has come among us!Within the gospel reading’s profound words lies the simple message that God is revealed in a human person. Though we may try to understand how the Word existed with God from the beginning of time, the wonder we celebrate at...

Worship 1st Sunday of Christmas, Dec. 27 2020

Worship 1st Sunday of Christmas, Dec. 27 2020

Christ has come among us!The psalmist calls on the natural world, celestial bodies, fire and earth, creatures, and all humanity, to praise God. The voices of Simeon and 84-year-old Anna join the chorus today, recognizing what God is doing in Jesus....

Worship December 20, 2020 – Advent 4th Sunday

Worship December 20, 2020 – Advent 4th Sunday

Count me in 4th Sunday of Advent    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...

Worship December 13, 2020 – Advent 3rd Sunday

Worship December 13, 2020 – Advent 3rd Sunday

Prepare for God's party 3rd Sunday of Advent    “Rejoice always,” begins the reading from 1 Thessalonians. Isaiah and the psalmist make clear that God is turning our mourning into laughter and shouts of joy. “All God’s children got a robe,” go the...

Worship December 6, 2020 – Advent 2nd Sunday

Worship December 6, 2020 – Advent 2nd Sunday

Prepare your hearts 2nd Sunday of Advent    John calls people to repent, to clear the decks, to completely reorder their lives so that nothing gets in the way of the Lord’s coming. The reading from Isaiah gives the context for this radical call:...

Worship November 29, 2020 – Advent 1st Sunday

Worship November 29, 2020 – Advent 1st Sunday

Come Lord and save us 1st Sunday of AdventStir up your power, and come! The psalmist’s plea in Psalm 80:2 has become familiar to us in the Advent prayers. Isaiah wants God to rip the heavens open. Both cry out for an apparently distant, angry God...

Worship November 22, 2020 – Christ the King

Worship November 22, 2020 – Christ the King

Seeing and Serving Jesus by Ministering to those in Need 25nd Sunday after PentecostOn this final Sunday of the church year our gospel is Jesus’ great story of judgment. In the end, the faithful are those who served Christ by ministering to those...

 

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