Yearly Archives: 2019

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Advent – Week of Joy

  “Advent” means “coming” or “arrival.” During the season of Advent, we celebrate Christ’s coming into the world and watch with expectant hope for his coming again. In its historical origins, the season of Advent was patterned after the season of Lent, a six-week period of penitence and preparation for Easter. Similarly, the four weeks [...]

Advent – Week of Peace

“Advent” means “coming” or “arrival.” During the season of Advent, we celebrate Christ’s coming into the world and watch with expectant hope for his coming again. In its historical origins, the season of Advent was patterned after the season of Lent, a six-week period of penitence and preparation for Easter. Similarly, the four weeks of [...]

Advent – Week of Hope

“Advent” means “coming” or “arrival.” During the season of Advent, we celebrate Christ’s coming into the world and watch with expectant hope for his coming again. In its historical origins, the season of Advent was patterned after the season of Lent, a six-week period of penitence and preparation for Easter. Similarly, the four weeks of [...]

Sunday School for Busy People

We had a good problem at our Christian Education Team meeting this week. We’re running out of space in our regular adult Sunday School room. This is great! There are enough people who want to explore our common faith through the established Sunday School pattern that we are looking for a new home. So, if [...]

What does it take to be a Presbyterian elder? Here’s what you need to know!

  The Christian year begins with Advent, we know; but there seems to be some phenomenon of the “church calendar” which has taken a life of its own. So as every year in December we hear the prophetic announcement that God in Jesus is coming, we build up to it throughout the fall through some [...]