Sermons from December 2014

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Surprised by Hope and the Unexpected


Rev. Laura Berg SCRIPTURE: Luke 2:22-40 Waiting patiently and expectantly for God’s plan to redeem Israel, Simeon and Anna, mature and steadfast in their faith, are inspired by the Spirit to bear witness to the One whose saving grace would extend far beyond their expectations. What are we waiting for? How shall we seek Him?

The Christmas Story According to the Gospel of Mark


Rev. Bob Brown, Senior Pastor SCRIPTURE: Mark 1: 1-11 Advent and Christmas are not about sentimental ceremonies around a manger, but about a voice heard in a wilderness. God is suddenly present in human existence…that is what we have been waiting for.  

The Other Baby Boy


Rev. Bob Brown, Senior Pastor SCRIPTURE: Luke 1:5-45, 57-80 We often forget Jesus’ cousin, John, who preceded and prepared the way for him. He served God by bringing light and declaring forgiveness…at the cost of his life. What we do to prepare for Christmas?