Year: 2019

Advent 4 Sermon

Sermon Text: Matthew 1: 18-25 When I served in Somerset I had a colleague who always celebrated a Blue Christmas Service—a special Christmas worship designed for those who struggle with this holiday either because of grief or illness.  A Blue Christmas, because not everyone is merry this time of year.  I always wondered if they …

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Advent 3 Sermon

*Sermon text is Matthew 11: 2-11 I’m usually “happy go lucky” about weather, but in the winter I tend to check Accuweather a little more often, especially to see if weather will impact the weekend services.  As I checked things this week, I saw something of interest, something that made me groan—today’s sunrise: 7:29 AM.  …

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