Mary’s Song / Here I Am

Mary’s Song / Here I Am

Mary’s Song / Here Am I Story Lectionary 6 December 2015 The Second Sunday of the Advent of Our Lord Genesis: Adam is Hiding (3) Genesis: Abraham and Isaac (22) Exodus: Moses and the Burning Bush (3) Exodus: Songs of Moses and Miriam (15) Habakkuk: Prayer Song (3) The...
Jesus Smarts

Jesus Smarts

Jesus Smarts Lectionary 6 December 2015 Second Sunday in Advent Baruch 5:1-9 Malachi 3:1-4 Luke 1:6-79 Philippians 1:3-11 Luke 3:1-6 Text to Life “SMART” is now an acronym for products that are Simple, Maintenance-friendly, Affordable, Reliable, Timely-to-market....

Pastoral Prayer –6 December 2015

The O Antiphons constitute one of the oldest of Christian prayers. Referred to most commonly as the “O” Antiphons, it is also known as the “Greater” Antiphons, and “The Seven O’s.” Each one begins with letter “O” followed by name...

Advent already! –preaching tip for 11-29-15

Wow!  Advent comes fast.  And with it, all of the trappings of commercial Christmas!  Although people seem busier this season, I daresay, they need more sermons not less to remind them of what’s truly important in the advent time leading up to Christmas. In our...