The Miracle of the Manger
Draw close to the miracle and let your spirit be born anew.
NOVEMBER 28 - Advent 1- HOPE
The miracle of the manger starts w/ the angels who tell us “Do not be afraid. You will have a son and you will name him Jesus.”
Psalm 91:9-12, NCV, Luke 1:26-38, Good News Translation (Mary is told she will have God’s son.)
DECEMBER 5 - Advent 2 - JOY
The miracle of the manger draws us back to the holy moment with Elizabeth and Mary, and elicits our joy.
Psalm 43:3-5, CEV, Luke 1:39-50, MSG (Mary & Elizabeth, Mary’s song)
DECEMBER 12 - Advent 3 - LOVE - Cantata - LIZA & MICHELE
DECEMBER 19 - Advent 4 - PEACE - Candy Cane Sunday
The miracle of the manger lets us see the glory of the Lord, just like the Shepherds saw, and it brings us back to our peace, just like it did for Mary.
Micah 5:2-5a, CEV, Luke 2:8-20, NRSV
DECEMBER 24 - PRESENCE - Christmas Eve
The miracle of the manger is that Christ is present w/ us & that changes everything!
Isaiah 9:2,6-7, NRSV, Matthew 1:18-23, NRSV (birth narrative)
1:00 - Family [Liza preaching]
3:00 - Family [Liza preaching]
5:00 - Traditional [Michele preaching]
7:00 - Traditional [Michele preaching]
9:00 - Communion
DECEMBER 26 - LIZA PREACH
Week 1: November 28, 2021
Sermon: " Angels of Hope, " Rev. Michele Kaminsky
Week 2: December 5, 2021
Sermon: " Seeking Joy, " Rev. Michele Kaminsky
Week 3: December 12, 2021
Week 4: December 19, 2021
Sermon: " The Miracle of Peace, " Rev. Michele Kaminsky
December 24, 2021
Week 5: December 26, 2021
Sermon: " The Miracle of the Story, " Rev. Liza Stoltz Hanson