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Why Christmas?

What does this event from more than 2000 years ago mean in our lives today?

Mary the Magnifier

Mary's powerful words show us the power of God's love to turn the world upside down.

Herald, The Way-Clearer

Read Luke 3:1-6, Malachi 3:1-4 here Listen here: The word for today is “herald.”  Not the proper name, but the noun, with a little bit of the verb thrown in.  A herald is a messenger, someone bringing news.  That’s why there are a lot of newspapers named Herald: There’s the Boston Herald. The Miami Herald. ...

Special Worship Service Featuring the Children & Youth – Dec 16

For the 3rd week of Advent, our theme of joy comes to life in our children and youth as they lead us in a special worship service about the Christmas story and the wonder of the star.

Light in the Darkness – Hope

Our lives are filled with things that dim our hope, that make the darkness seem greater than the light. We need to acknowledge those things in our lives and in the world that are dark and make us blue, and renew our trust in our great hope, Jesus Christ, our once and coming King!

The Big Kahuna

Who is in charge? Elizabeth Gilbert in Eat, Pray, Love says, "I met an old lady once, almost a hundred years old, and she told me, 'There are only two questions that human beings have ever fought over, all through history. How much do you love me? And Who's in charge?'" This week we celebrate the One who is in charge - Jesus Christ. ("...and he shall reign forever and ever." Luke 1:33, Rev. 11:15)

Who’s Got Time for Neighbors?

Sometimes life feels like one big game of beat the clock. Are you winning? Meeting people takes time. How can we find time to get to know our neighbors?