Tag: Advent

“Let There Be Light”

December 2, 2018 Luke 21:25-36   Advent is the beginning of the church year. You might think it would make sense to start with the triumph and fanfare of Easter, or the coming of the Spirit and the birth of the Church at Pentecost. But no, the church year begins with calamity. It might seem like a fantastically inauspicious place… Read more →

Mary’s Song

Rev. Paula J. Elizabeth                                                      December 17, 2017 Luke 1:39-55   Mary’s Song                                             3rd Sunday in Advent   Today is called Mary’s Sunday. There is much focus on Mary during Advent and Christmas. There is much sung and written about… Read more →

Unexpected Surprises

First Sunday of Advent – December 3, 2017   Advent  – a time of expectation and preparation, a time of hope, a time of patient waiting for an encounter of surprising happenings. And that is exactly what unfolds – surprises.  Some found under the Christmas tree, some found in our mailboxes  – USPS or Email, and some found in the… Read more →