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Advent Week Two 2013

Second Sunday of Advent Reflection

By Rev. Dr. Trevor D. Alexander Make ready the way…clear a straight path.” (Mark 1:2) Zechariah proclaim: And you, little child, will be called a prophet of God Most High, you will go ahead of the Lord, to prepare the way before Him….”  Luke 3:1-6 Continue reading the story "Advent Week Two 2013"

Advent: Week One 2016

2016 Advent Prayer

1st Sunday, November 27, 2016

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

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 in your unending peace. Keep alive in us the zeal to bring the Continue reading the story "Advent: Week One 2016"

Season of Advent 2016

from the pastorI 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 OUR season that prepares us for the great Continue reading the story "Season of Advent 2016"

Advent: Week Four

2017 Advent Reflection Week Four

"For the Lord will not reject [us] forever. Even if He causes suffering, He will show compassion according to His abundant, faithful love. For He does not enjoy bringing affliction or suffering on mankind." —Lamentations 3:31-33

  I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.  Today in the Continue reading the story "Advent: Week Four"

Advent: Week Three 2017

2017 Advent Reflection Week Three

“Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace, goodwill toward men!" (Luke 2:14 NKJV) avnt_3rdsunday 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

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 out: Prepare the way of the Lord in the Continue reading the story "Advent: Week Two 2017"

Advent: Week One 2017

2017 Advent Reflection Week One

"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) avnt_1stsunday

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

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Season of Advent 2017

2017 Advent Reflection Introduction

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, planning their Christmas vacations, making their Christmas list, and planning Christmas parties. Continue reading the story "Season of Advent 2017"

Advent Week Four 2014

2014 Advent Reflection: Fourth Week

“Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, 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 Continue reading the story "Advent Week Four 2014"

Advent Week Two 2014

2014 Advent Reflection: Second Week

Isaiah 40:1-2

Comfort for Gods People

1 Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. 2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity is pardoned, that Continue reading the story "Advent Week Two 2014"