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Worship Services & Scripture Readings 

December 2017

 

December 3, 2017                          Holy Communion                   1st Sunday of Advent

Scripture: Isaiah 44.6,9-11; Isaiah 29.13-16; Isaiah 55.1-3; John 4.1-26

Sermon Title: “What Can I Bring?”

Sermon Theme: What does the Lord require of us when we gather to praise and worship him?

 

December 10, 2017    2nd Sunday of Advent

Scripture: Isaiah 5.8-25; Isaiah 65.11-12; Isaiah 43.1-3; Matthew 4.12-17

Sermon Title: “Who is Going to Tell Them?”

Sermon Theme: Christmas is the celebration of Christ’s birth. For a growing number

of people this no longer the case. This why it is important that we as individuals and

as a church, make sure that we tell the story of Jesus and in as many ways as we can,

to counter this cultural trend.

 

December 17, 2017     3rd Sunday of Advent

Scripture: Isaiah 24.1-13; Isaiah 55.12-13; Romans 8.18-25

Sermon Title: “Peace on Earth! Who are you kidding?”

Sermon Theme: Christ’s Birth was to establish peace on earth. 2000 years later the

world does not seem to have changed. While the fulfillment of God’s promise seems

distant at best; Christ still uses his people to prepare for the day when the promise

becomes a reality.

 

December 24, 2017 (10:00 am)  /  December 24, 2017 (9:30 pm)        Christmas Eve

Note:  Christmas Eve is on Sunday.  For this year only, we are not doing a late

afternoon service.  The first Christmas Eve celebration will take place during the

usual Sunday Worship time (10:00 am).  The second service, including the singing

of “O Holy Night” will take place at 9:30 in the evening.

 

December 31, 2017      New Year’s Eve

Scripture: Luke 22.22-40

Sermon Title: “Mary & Joseph Take Their Baby to Church”

Sermon Theme: Parent’s often deal the question of whether to take their children

to worship or have them stay in the nursery. This final sermon of 2017 will examine