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Magnificat: Love

Today we wrap up the season of Advent, which is an ancient tradition of the church that helps to prepare our hearts for Christmas.  Our Advent theme this year is “Magnificat” which means to magnify or highly praise the Lord and is what we commonly call the song Jesus’ mother, Mary, sang in Luke 1.…

Magnificat: Joy

Today we continue the season of Advent, which is an ancient tradition of the church that helps to prepare our hearts for Christmas.  Our Advent theme this year is “Magnificat” which means to magnify or highly praise the Lord and is what we commonly call the song Jesus’ mother, Mary, sang in Luke 1. Today…

Magnificat: Peace

Today we continue the season of Advent, which is an ancient tradition of the church that helps to prepare our hearts for Christmas.  Our Advent theme this year is “Magnificat” which means to magnify or highly praise the Lord and is what we commonly call the song Jesus’ mother, Mary, sang in Luke 1. Today…

Magnificat: Hope

Advent is an ancient tradition of the church that aims to prepare our hearts for Christmas.  The word “advent” comes from the Latin word adventus, which means “coming” or “visit.”  In the Advent season, we keep in mind both “advents,” both “visits” of Christ, the first when Christ came to us in Bethlehem and the…

Let There Be Light: Love

Today we complete our season of Advent, preparing our hearts for Christmas.  Our theme this year is “Let There Be Light!”  All throughout Scripture God is said to be light and to radiate light and to shine light, overcoming the darkness in our world and in our hearts. Because Christ has already come to us…

Let There Be Light: Joy

Today we continue our season of Advent to prepare our hearts for Christmas.  Our theme this year is “Let There Be Light!”  All throughout Scripture God is said to be light and to radiate light and to shine light, overcoming the darkness in our world and in our hearts. Because Christ has already come to…

Let There Be Light: Peace

Today we continue our season of Advent to prepare our hearts for Christmas.  Our theme this year is “Let There Be Light!”  All throughout Scripture God is said to be light and to radiate light and to shine light, overcoming the darkness in our world and in our hearts. Because Christ has already come to…

Let There Be Light: Hope

Today we begin our season of Advent, which is the Christian season of preparation for Christmas.  The word “advent” comes from the Latin word adventus, which means “coming” or “visit.”  In the Advent season, we keep in mind both “advents,” both “visits” of Christ, the first when Christ came to us in Bethlehem and the…

The Manger’s Missional Mandate: Love

Today we continue the season of Advent to prepare our hearts for Christmas. In the Advent season, we keep in mind both “advents,” both “visits” of Christ, the first in Bethlehem and the second yet to come. Because Christ has already come once, the white Christ candle has remained lit the entire Advent season, and…

The Manger’s Missional Mandate: Joy

Today we continue the season of Advent to prepare our hearts for Christmas. In the Advent season, we keep in mind both “advents,” both “visits” of Christ, the first in Bethlehem and the second yet to come. Because Christ has already come once, the white Christ candle will remain lit the entire Advent season, and…