Sermons from December 2020

Sermons from December 2020

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Christmas Festival of Lessons and Music

The First Sunday after Christmas: December 27, 2020 Diocesan-wide Worship Isaiah 61:10-62:3 Galatians 3:23-25; 4:4-7 John 1:1-18 Psalm 147 or 147:13-21 CLICK HERE to view or download the bulletin.                    
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May We Also Say YES To God: Advent 4

The Fourth Sunday of Advent: December 20, 2020 Year B: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16; Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26; Romans 16:25-27; Luke 1:26-38; Canticle 15 CLICK HERE to view the video recording of this Morning Prayer service and sermon on Facebook. CLICK HERE for the service bulletin. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.”[1] I can only imagine Mary’s distress, Mary’s fear when this young woman heard this from a stranger, “Greetings favored one, the Lord is with you.[2] She was…
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We Are Witness to the Light: Advent 3

The Third Sunday of Advent: December 13, 2020 Year B: Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; Psalm 126; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24; John 1:6-8,19-28 CLICK HERE to view the video recording of this Spiritual Communion service and sermon on Facebook. CLICK HERE for the service bulletin. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Most of us know that the season and the mood of Advent is one of great expectation, great waiting. There are three purple candles and a pink candle, and then of course, the white candle in the center,…
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Let Life Be Shaped By Hope: Advent 2

The Second Sunday of Advent: December 6, 2020 Year B: Isaiah 40:1-11; Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13; 2 Peter 3:8-15a; Mark 1:1-8  CLICK HERE to view the video recording of this Morning Prayer service and sermon on Facebook. CLICK HERE for the service bulletin. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ The perennial challenge during this time of year is to hear anew, to hear with fresh ears, to see with fresh eyes, the familiar stories we all know. We hear, “Prepare ye the way of the Lord”.[1] We…