Sermons from December 2020

Sermons from December 2020

First Sunday After Christmas

This Sunday’s service was not recorded. However, you can listen to the most excellent audio recordings of the musical Prelude and Postlude: All Readings Service Booklet Epistle: Galatians 3:23-25;4:4-7 23Now before faith came, we were imprisoned and guarded under the law until faith would be revealed. 24Therefore the law was our disciplinarian until Christ came, so that we might be justified by faith. 25But now that faith has come, we are no longer subject to a disciplinarian,  4But when the fullness of time…

Christmas Eve

Service Booklet As you may have heard, this year our Christmas Eve Service will be a recorded service.: “Christmas Festival of Lessons and Carols”. We chose this option because it allows more people to participate in the service and it also allowed us to create something that feels more like what we have had in the past. We have special readers Christmas carols to sing Special music to enjoy A Christmas message

The Power of God

Fourth Sunday in Advent Sermon starts at 22:40 in the recording All Readings Service Booklet Gospel: Luke 1:26-38 26 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, 27 to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28 And he came to her and said, “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.”29 But she was much perplexed by his words…

Getting in God’s Way

Third Sunday in Advent Sermon starts at 18:45 in the recording All Readings Service Booklet Old Testament: Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11 The spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to the prisoners; 2to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all who mourn; 3to provide for those…

Timing is Everything

Second Sunday in Advent Sermon starts at 22:40 in the recording Virtual Choir performance of “Lo, How A Rose Ere Blooming“ All Readings Service Booklet Gospel: Mark 1:1-8 1 The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. 2 As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, “See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way; 3 the voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the…