Sunday, December 17, 2017: Third Advent

Much of the Christian Church continues its countercultural march through December by honoring the season of Advent: a time of waiting and watching, a “little Lent”. Christmas carols, flowers, and an abundance of rich food aren’t part of our preparation for Christmas–those joys are ours in the 12 days of the Christmas season, beginning on December 25th. But […]

Sunday, December 10, 2017: Second Advent

Deacon Skip Bushee’s sermon from December 10. What comes to your mind when I say the word “wilderness?” Do you think of a desert with little water or food, full of scorpions and snakes and other hostile creatures, where all directions seem the same and no matter which way you turn there is no path to civilization? Do […]