January 19, 2019

December 2015 Worship Notes

Dec 6 | 9:30 & 11:00am | Communion Give-a-Meal | Advent 2: Peace
Scripture: Malachi 3:1-4; Luke 3:1-6
Message: Peace Places Please
Theme: How do we plant peace, nurture it, protect it, help it to thrive and spread? Turning toward God, not away—can multiply peace.

Dec 13 | 9:30am & 11:00am | Lessons & Carols | Pageant | Advent 3: Joy
Scripture: Zephaniah 3:14-20; Isaiah 12:2-6; Philippians 4:4-7
Message: Joy Lasts
Theme: Allow deep abiding joy to push out other things—including fear, worry, anger and more.

Dec 20| 9:30am & 11:00am | Advent 4: Love
Scripture: Micah 5:2-5a; Luke 1:39-45; Luke 1:47-55
Message: Mary’s Love Song
Theme: Mary visits her cousin Elizabeth and sings about what is happening in and through her…and what it means for the ways we experience and share love.

Dec 24| 4:30pm & 7:30pm | Christmas Eve
Scripture: Isaiah 9 (selected verses); Psalm 96; Luke 2:1-20
Message: Step by Step | The Gifts We Are


Dec 27| 10:00am One Family Worship | Communion
Scripture: Psalm 148; Luke 2:41-52
Message: The Magic of 12
Theme: Here in these 12 days of Christmas, having just celebrated Jesus’ birth, we have him as a 12 year old. What has he experienced in these first dozen years as a young middle eastern Jewish man that may be similar and different from what we have experienced in our contexts.