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Lament for COVID Times – January 17

Sunday School Activities Rev. Joe Gaspar & Rev. Heather Power Joe: It was the beginning of the week and I was on for preaching.  As is my custom I went to the scriptures as laid out in the lectionary and began to read, this week they were mostly about God’s call.  The boy Samuel hearing God’s whispers and the first disciples dropping…

Wisdom and Awe – January 3 – Epiphany

Wisdom and Awe- Matthew 2: 1-12 (January 3, 2020-Epiphany) I invite you to conjure for a moment in your mind images of wise people who have entered your life.  What is it about these people that make them wise?  What sets them apart from those you don’t consider so wise?  It’s only natural to consider such a question on a day when…

Christmas Eve Communion Service

Voices United Choir – A Quiet Invitation Christmas Expectations Here we are, Christmas 2020. A Christmas – and a year – most of us could never have imagined.  So many of the rich traditions that have made this holiday celebration so meaningful through the years will have to be abandoned or adapted this year. No flying or driving to go and see…

Burnt Barns, Moon Sightings and a Pandemic Christmas – Advent 3 – December 13

Voices United Choir – Can You See the Light in Bethlehem Sunday School Activities Advent Devotion – Do Not Be Afraid Family Advent Calendar Burnt Barns, Moon Sightings and a Pandemic Christmas—Matthew 1: 18-25 This is the kind of week where preachers earn their pay, preaching joy in the midst of a pandemic Christmas.  It was a week where I was reminded…

Full of Grace – Advent 2 – December 6

Remember Me – Solo -Jamie Hofman You Already Know – Solo – Kathleen Vanderlinen Sunday School Activities Devotion Advent 2 Family Advent Calendar Luke 1:26-38 – Advent 2 I was about 10 years old when I was asked to play Mary in my church Christmas pageant. I remember feeling quite grown‐up the first time I put on my costume — a light…