Journey to Bethlehem By: Rev. Will Scott

Are you travelling for Christmas this year? Or did you just get home from a Thanksgiving trip? Maybe it’s appropriate that we travel so much this time of year remembering, as we do, Mary and Joseph journeying to Bethlehem, racing against time to find a safe place to welcome baby Jesus. In the coming season [...]

Advent Preparation By: Walter Jones

Titus is a small book, scarcely longer than this blog post, found late in the New Testament. In this letter, Paul writes to his “loyal friend in the faith” to remind Titus of his role in the spreading of the Gospel, the great good news of Jesus Christ. This week’s four verses, 2:11-14, speak directly [...]

Christ Comes to Make Room for Us By: Dick Neelly

[fsn_row][fsn_column width="12"][fsn_text] Scripture: Amos: 9:14-15 Amos proclaimed that the Lord promises to "restore the fortunes of Israel," after the Assyrians had conquered and occupied the land. This divine promise expresses an overarching theme in the Bible that God's choice is to make room for the people of God again and again and again; a people [...]

Waiting with Imagination By: Katie Scott

[fsn_row][fsn_column width="12"][fsn_text] As a young parent, my Christmas tune recall has made room in my brain for an equally endless supply of nursery rhymes and Daniel Tiger jingles (a modern extension of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood).  The rituals of the Christmas season are closely tied to the songs we hear faintly playing at the grocery store [...]

Tonight! First Wednesday Fellowship Dinner & Advent Workshop

[fsn_row][fsn_column width="12"][fsn_text] TONIGHT! Mark your calendars for extra special Wednesday Night Fellowship Dinner as we celebrate the Advent season together through our "Advent Workshop". After dinner we will enter the season of waiting through fellowship, arts, prayer, and fun! Workshop stations include: an Advent/Christmas themed craft for all ages Advent liturgy writing with Will Scott [...]