Tag: advent

Worship Resources for December 5th, 2021—Second Sunday of Advent

Revised Common Lectionary: Malachi 3:1-4; Luke 1:68-79; Philippians 1:3-11; Luke 3:1-6 Narrative Lectionary: Ezekiel: Valley of Dry Bone, 37:1-14 (John 11:25-26) The prophet Malachi spoke of a messenger being sent ahead of God in 3:1-4. The prophet was concerned about abuse of temple worship and corruption. Malachi declared the messenger of the covenant was coming. […]

Worship Resources for November 28th, 2021—First Sunday of Advent

Revised Common Lectionary: Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25:1-10; 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13; Luke 21:25-36 Narrative Lectionary: Jeremiah’s Letter to the Exiles, 29:1, 4-14 (John 14:27) Happy New Year! We have come full circle and a new year has begun in the Revised Common Lectionary, year C. We begin with the promise of God as told by the […]

Dear Christians: We have Advent, NOT Hanukkah

Dear Christians, The days are growing shorter, the nights are long and dark. As we near winter solstice and Christmas, we will begin putting up lights and lighting candles and singing songs. Because Hanukkah falls in the same season, it has come to my attention that some Christians are now attempting to observe Hanukkah, claiming […]