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God Makes a Way

posted Jan 12, 2019, 8:41 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, January 13
Baptism of Christ
Psalm 29
Isaiah 43:1-7
Acts 8:14-17
Luke 3:15-23a
“I have called you by name,
you are mine.”
– Isaiah 43:1b

Sometimes, A Star

posted Jan 5, 2019, 9:39 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, January 6
Epiphany
Psalm 72:1-7
Isaiah 60:1-6
Ephesians 3:1-12
Matthew 2:1-12
“‘For we observed his star
at its rising,
and have come
to pay him homage.’”
– Matthew 2:2

Who Is This Child?

posted Jan 2, 2019, 3:06 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, December 30
First Sunday after Christmas
Psalm 148
Ecclesiastes 3:1-13
Colossians 3:12-17
Luke 2:41-52
“‘Why were you searching for me?
Did you not know
that I must be in my Father's house?’”
– Luke 2:49

Christmas Eve 2018

posted Dec 24, 2018, 11:56 AM by James Christensen

Monday, December 24
Christmas Eve
“We have come here
to bear witness to the light
in a deeply shadowed world.”

God’s Great Things

posted Dec 22, 2018, 10:35 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, December 23
Fourth Sunday of Advent
Psalm 80:1-7
Micah 5:2-5a
Hebrews 10:5-10
Luke 1:39-55
“‘For the Mighty One
has done great things for me.’”
– Luke 1:49

The Habit of Joy

posted Dec 15, 2018, 2:54 PM by James Christensen   [ updated Dec 19, 2018, 2:35 PM ]

Sunday, December 19
Third Sunday of Advent
(Gaudete Sunday)
Isaiah 12:2-6
Zephaniah 3:14-20
Philippians 4:4-7
Luke 3:7-18
“Rejoice in the Lord always;
again I will say,
Rejoice.”
– Philippians 4:4

Make Room for the Word

posted Dec 8, 2018, 6:16 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, December 9
Second Sunday of Advent
Luke 1:68-79
Malachi 3:1-4
Philippians 1:3-11
Luke 3:1-6
“The word of God came to John,
son of Zechariah,
in the wilderness.”
– Luke 3:2

Heads Up!

posted Dec 2, 2018, 5:36 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, December 2
First Sunday of Advent
Psalm 25:1-10
Jeremiah 33:14-16
Luke 21:25-36
1 Thessalonians 3:9-13
“‘Stand up and raise your heads,
because
your redemption is drawing near.’”
– Luke 21:28

Otherworldly Christians

posted Nov 25, 2018, 4:24 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, November 25
Psalm 93
Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14
Revelation 1:4b-8
John 18:33-37
“‘My kingdom
is not from this world.’”
– John 18:36

Where Thanksgiving Begins

posted Nov 17, 2018, 11:36 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, November 18
Psalm 100
Joel 2:21-27
1 Timothy 2:1-7
“Enter his gates with thanksgiving,
and his courts with praise.
Give thanks to him
and bless his name.
For the LORD is good;
his steadfast love endures forever,
and his faithfulness
to all generations.”
– Psalm 100:4-5

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