Advent

January 1, 2021

New Dimensions of Sound

With each new year, I normally take time to highlight the many wonderful ensembles and programs within the Music Ministry.  In doing so, I also acknowledge, with gratitude, all the music offered during the Advent and Christmas season.  The key word here is “normally.”  Well, 2020 was no normal year.  […]
December 3, 2020

Advent Psalms Zoom Study

Lee Canipe will lead this 4-week online adult discipleship series via Zoom. We’ll zoom at 6:30pm on Thursdays, December 3, 10, 17, with the final study on Wednesday, December 23. Sign up by emailing LEE.
November 29, 2020

Virtual Hanging of the Green

Advent is coming. We are preparing a special virtual worship service for Hanging of the Green.
November 1, 2020

An Unexpected Advent

So many of our normal activities and traditions have been interrupted or canceled due to the global pandemic.  It’s easy to only think about the things that we’ve missed, and in doing so, our lament can feel deep and unending.  As we approach the season of Advent, it seems difficult […]
November 30, 2017

The Answer We’re Waiting For

We will, no doubt, be hearing a great deal over the coming weeks about the need to keep Christ in Christmas, and so there’s no need for me to belabor that point here.  More pressing, perhaps – and certainly easier to lose sight of in this season of tinsel and […]
December 6, 2016

‘Tis the Season!

The Christmas season is almost upon us. As we begin to prepare our hearts and our homes for this beautiful season of the year, allow me to offer a few suggestions for celebrating the birth of Christ with preschoolers. The Gifts of the Wise Men. At Christmas, preschoolers tend to […]
December 6, 2016

Cradle Building for Advent

Let’s be honest. Most of us don’t really know what to do with Advent. It seems like the rest of the world is barreling full-steam ahead into Christmas on board a glitzy, turbo-charged sleigh while the church plods along toward Bethlehem at a frustratingly deliberate pace. That’s what Advent can […]