Christmas Eve

Wednesday, 24 December at 6:30 P.M.

Everybody is invited to our church on Christmas Eve. We'll hear the Christmas story, sing the carols, and light candles to celebrate the birth of the Christ. The service will last an hour or less.

No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you're welcome here.

Upcoming Worship

Everyone's always welcome at any of our worship services (10:30 AM unless otherwise noted). Here are some upcoming themes:

  • Dec. 14 ✚ Third Sunday of Advent: Rejoice!
  • Dec. 21 ✚ Celebration of the Lord's Supper for Advent & Christmas
  • Dec. 24 ✚ Christmas Eve service at 6:30 PM
  • Dec. 28 ✚ Theme: Simeon & Anna
  • Jan. 4 ✚ Epiphany Sunday (no Lord's Supper)

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This Month

  • An Advent Prayer of Intercession

    December 2014

    Come, O God; come to us upon the path where we find ourselves. Come to all who have lost hope: The sad, the confused, the tired; those who don’t have the strength to go on, who mourn the loss of a loved one. Through the care of your Spirit, and through the love of other […]

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Latest Sermons

Eminent Attainments

(14 December 2014)
To be taught by the Mary of Luke’s gospel is to attend the University of The Turning, home of the Rebels. If we need school colors, then the ones we associate with Christmas will do just fine: Red for the fire of the Holy Spirit, and green for newness of life.

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Ways of Watching

(30 November 2014)
When the time was right, and God finally broke into history in a stable, making a group isolated shepherds the heralds of Messiah, though everybody was watching, nobody could see. In meeting nobody’s expectations, God had surpassed everybody’s wildest dreams.

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From Thanks to Giving

(23 November 2014)
I think we could think about Thanksgiving in the same way that we think about the worship service. If worship inspires us to service, then thanks should inspire us to giving … If gratitude is genuine, it will lead to generosity. Giving produces thanks, and thanks leads to more giving.

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