Giving Voice to Christmas

At Christmas God gave voice to the silence. The word became flesh and dwelt among us full of grace and truth. At Christmas, God asks us, too, to give voice to that silence.

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Lighting the Candle of Love

When God came to us, God came unexpectedly and unassumingly amid the routines of everyday life. When God came to us, God came quietly and humbly in the lives of ordinary people who were facing difficult times. When God came to us, God came beautifully and wondrously in the life of a little baby.

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Cherished Words

In response to all that she hears, Luke tells us that “Mary treasured all these words and pondered them in her heart.” (Luke 2:19) Those are among the most cherished words of scripture for me.

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What Would it Mean to Have Peace?

Last Sunday was the first Sunday of Advent. Jean Miller lit the first candle on the Advent wreath. This is the candle of hope. Jean celebrated her 98th birthday on November 23rd. So, last Sunday, the oldest member of our church lit the candle of hope.

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Advent Begins

November 27th is the First Sunday of Advent. In what can be an all too busy or nearly overwhelming season, Advent offers us the gift of slowing down and taking time.

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