Monthly Archives: December 2014

Where Do You Find God’s Joy?

December 25, 2014, The Rev. Kate Wesch preaching

And now, in these post-solstice days of winter, as we begin to celebrate the Twelve Days of Christmas, I challenge you to ponder the mysterious impossibility of the incarnation, the birth of Christ AND look for the joy. Where do you find God’s joy in your life? Read more

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Christian Hope

December 24, 2014, The Rev. Doyt Conn preaching

But the hope I want to talk about tonight is a different kind of hope. It is Christian hope brought to life through the person of Jesus. It is a solid hope, not an uncertain hope. Not a conventional hope, but an eternal hope, sturdy and sure. It is hope achieved when planted like a seed. It is grounded, if you will, in the abilities of God and the realities of God made known by Jesus. Read more

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Where God Dwells: The Virgin Birth to the Incarnation

December 21, 2014, The Rev. Kate Wesch preaching

Ten years ago, I was in the middle of my seminary education. I was studying theology and hermeneutics, singing in the choir, and washing dishes in the refectory for minimum wage. We gathered in the chapel every day at noon for worship, students, faculty, and staff praying together as a community. Also during that time, I was struggling to work out issues of faith, personal belief, and conviction.

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Weekly Word for January 2, 2015

– The Feast of Epiphany—You’re Invited!
– Tentative Schedule for Renovations in 2015
– Church: The Far End of Luxury
– Bid on a Chapel Pew to Support Our Youth!
– A Note about Kitchens During Phase 1 Renovations
– Parish Prayer List
– Sunday Lectionary Corner Read more

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