Sunday, January 5, 2020 – Epiphany Scripture: Psalm 72:1-7,  10-14 Matthew 2:1-12

Growing in Grace

Sunday, December 30, 2018 Is there anyone here today who didn’t step on their bathroom scale this week and say, “Whoa! This thing needs recalibrating! Something’s out of whack.” Recalibrating isn’t a word I use all that often. The dictionary defines recalibrate as “to make small changes to an instrument so that it measures accurately”…

A Birth Story

December 25, 2018 – Christmas Day When we hear birth stories, we know what to expect. First of all, there are the basics: boy or girl? Weight? Length? How are mom and baby doing? Beyond that we might talk about when and where the child was born, and who was actually there at the time….

Christmas Giving – II

December 24, 2018 – Christmas Eve – 11:15 p.m. When God was choosing the best way to express God’s love for us, he chose Jesus: a baby born in a manger. This is perhaps a bit of a surprise: who would have thought that a baby born 2000 years ago, would be the perfect gift…

Christmas Giving – I

December 24, 2018 – Christmas Eve – 6:30 p.m.  The past few weeks have been filled with suggestions for Christmas giving. You know, the kind of thing I am talking about: perfect gifts for … fill in the blank according to age, gender, interests. What would be the best way to express our love for…

Pageant: Dateline Bethlehem

Sunday, December 16, 2018 Accompanied by our instrumentalists and a welcome guest, trumpeter Brian Beattie, the choir joined with the children of our Sunday School to present the pageant, ‘Dateline Bethlehem’. (Click on each photo to see larger version.)

A New Era

Sunday, December 31, 2017 Scripture: Isaiah 61:10-11  (Read passage HERE) Luke 2:22-40   (Read passage HERE)

Surprised by God

Sunday, December 24, 2017 Scripture Readings: Isaiah 9:2-7     (Read passage HERE) Luke 1:26-38  (Read passage HERE)  

In Weakness

December 24, 2016 Scripture Readings: Luke 2:1-21, Philippians 2:5-11 This year, as I was reading the story of Jesus’ birth, I have been keenly aware of the dynamics of power and weakness that are at work in the Jesus-story. Have you noticed it? At the onset of the story issues of power, status, and control…