Posts from December 2018

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A service of 9 Christmas Lessons and Carols – a reflection

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Merry Christmas as we continue our journey through the Christmas season. Today was a nice follow-up to our Christmas Eve celebration. The day was a bit chilly but bright and welcoming. As has been our tradition on 7 of 9 First Sunday after Christmas in my tenure we had our service of nine Christmas Lessons […]

Absurdity and Advent – sermon from 12/23/18

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God’s blessings to you on the fourth Sunday of Advent, the Sunday of Joy and Mary’s Sunday. Today drew our Advent journey towards its close which will happen tomorrow evening on Christmas Eve. It was a wonderful day of celebration: worship, family and friends, preparing our sanctuary for tomorrow’s festive Eucharist, and recognition of those […]

St. John’s e-News for 12/23/18

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The Service of Christmas Lessons and Carols – On December 30, for worship we will observe the Service of 9 Christmas Lessons and Carols. We will need volunteers to read the lessons. Please sign up on the sheet in the Narthex or contact the Rector. Greening the Church for Christmas – We will green the […]

God’s peace vs. our worry – Sermon from 12/16/18

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Grace and peace on Gaudete Sunday or otherwise known as the 3rd Sunday of Advent. We coupled our worship with our Parish Vestry election as Anne and Leone rotate off the Vestry and Jim and Bert rotate on. It was nice to see some folks in church who have been prevented from coming for a […]