NextSunday Worship


Christmas

  • December 1, 2019

    “The First Coming of Jesus”

    Year A: First Sunday of Advent.

    Happy New Year!  Now lest you think you’ve missed a month or that I have lost my calendar, no it’s not January 1st.  It is December 1st.  But for us who follow the Church Year, it is a new year.  For Christians who follow the church’s calendar and with it frequently, the three-year set of […]

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  • December 24 or 25, 2016

    “Be not afraid!”

    Year A – Nativity of the Lord

    The Day we have anticipated during the 30 days of Advent has arrived, as it has done for more than two thousand years. Christmas Day, the birthday of Jesus of Nazareth who will be called the Christ of God. We count the years as two thousand and sixteen, but it took at least four centuries […]

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  • November 29, 2015

    “Hope-pocalypse Now!”

    Year C – First Sunday of Advent

    I am a fairly reasonable person. If I disagree with what you have to say, I will still listen to you and try to understand your point of view. But there are a scant few corners in my beliefs where I am not so agreeable. One of those places is when the following question pops […]

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  • December 22, 2013

    “Immanuel”

    Year A - Fourth Sunday of Advent

    Did you know that right now in Japan, there are Christmas lights up all over the place and signs that say “Merry Christmas?”  I find this intriguing because Japan is only about one percent Christian.  Their celebration of Christmas is mostly cultural and not for reasons of faith.   If we think about it, we can […]

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