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Advent Week Three 2017

Posted on: December 17th, 2017 by
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2017 Advent Reflection

Week Three  

 

Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace, goodwill toward men!"

(Luke 2:14 NKJV)

  3rd CANDLE – (pink) THE SHEPHERD CANDLE or THE CANDLE OF JOY The shepherds received a message of joy

Today: How are we sharing the message of JOY in our Continue reading the story "Advent Week Three 2017"

Advent Week Two 2017

Posted on: December 10th, 2017 by
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2017 Advent Reflection

Week Two  

"'Comfort, comfort My people,' says your God. ‘Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and announce to her that her time of forced labor is over, her iniquity has been pardoned, and she has received from the Lord's hand double for all her sins.' A voice of one crying Continue reading the story "Advent Week Two 2017"

Advent Week One 2017

Posted on: December 3rd, 2017 by
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2017 Advent Prayer 1st Sunday, December 3, 2017

 

"The people walking in darkness have seen a great light -- on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned." (Isaiah 9:2)

1st CANDLE – (purple) THE PROPHECY CANDLE or CANDLE OF HOPE

   We begin the first Sunday of Advent, by lighting Continue reading the story "Advent Week One 2017"

Advent Message 2017

Posted on: December 3rd, 2017 by
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Welcome to Advent 2017

Advent, if we are not intentional can become overlooked by many because we can focus so much on the business of Christmas. Some people in our communities when they see the month of December approaching, start pulling out the Christmas decorations, putting up Christmas lights, Continue reading the story "Advent Message 2017"

Advent Fourth Week 2016

Posted on: December 18th, 2016 by
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Sunday, December 18, 2016

4th Sunday of Advent

THREE PURPLE CANDLES, ONE PINK CANDLE

We light these candles because, like God’s people centuries ago, we trust in the coming of the Messiah

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Opening Prayer

Lord, our God, we praise You for Your Son, Jesus Christ, Continue reading the story "Advent Fourth Week 2016"

Advent Third Week 2016

Posted on: December 11th, 2016 by
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Sunday, December 11, 2016

3rd Sunday of Advent

TWO PURPLE CANDLES AND ONE PINK CANDLE

We light these candles because, like God’s people centuries ago, we rejoice in the coming of our savior.

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Opening Prayer

Lord, our God, we praise You for Your Son, Continue reading the story "Advent Third Week 2016"

Advent Second Week 2016

Posted on: December 4th, 2016 by
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Sunday, December 4, 2016

2nd Sunday of Advent

TWO PURPLE CANDLES

We light these candles because, like God’s people centuries ago, we need a Savior who will forgive our sins and restore our hearts.

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Opening prayer God of mercy and compassion, in your Son Jesus Christ you have revealed yourself as a Continue reading the story "Advent Second Week 2016"

Advent Explanation 2016

Posted on: November 26th, 2016 by
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Welcome to our Advent Reflections for 2016

advent-message-clipart I greet you people of God, in the name of our most beloved Jesus, our Lord. The Advent season is upon us once again. It is my privilege to address you at the onset of this very important season in the life of the Church. It is Continue reading the story "Advent Explanation 2016"

Advent Week One 2016

Posted on: November 24th, 2016 by
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2016 Advent Prayer 1st Sunday, November 27, 2016

1ST PURPLE CANDLE

We light this candle because, like God’s people centuries ago, we look forward with hope to the coming of Christ.

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Opening prayer Lord God, Father of all, in your Son Jesus Christ you invite everyone and all to know and love you and to live Continue reading the story "Advent Week One 2016"

Fourth Week

Posted on: December 21st, 2014 by
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2015 Advent Reflection: Fourth Week

Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a sontrevs advent wreath, and you shall name him Jesus. He will be great and will be called Son of the Most High, and the Lord God will give him the throne of David his father, and he will rule over Continue reading the story "Fourth Week"