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An Unexpected Christmas Gift

7:30 Pm Christmas Eve Service Christmas blessings to you my friends–my fellow brothers and sisters in Christ. This is a night filled with joy and anticipation. So much anticipation–from the weeks of preparation you may have made to receive family members into your homes, to the hours of baking and shopping for the perfect gift…or…

The High-Low Days

Today we get to hear about holy messages–some delivered by the mouths of prophets and some delivered by angelic messengers. Last Saturday a messenger of the Lord appeared to me. Okay…it wasn’t an angel. It was a musician. And he didn’t appear to me. He was streamed to me on the internet. His name is…

The Christmas Tree Man

New Day Sermon — Advent 4 Cynthia Rylant’s story, “The Christmas Tree Man”, invites us to consider the shepherds in our Gospel Lesson from St’ Luke 2:8-18, and ponder how we are also called to shepherd those who are entrusted into our care. As Christians, part of that care-taking is sharing the news of Jesus…

The Shine Man

The Advent-Christmas season is characterized by stories, and so this morning I offer you a story written by Mary Quattelbaum entitled The Shine Man, and illustrated by Tim Ladwig … and some sermonic commentary.          Hear that rickety-rack of wheels over track?  Hear the cry of the train?  Oh, it takes me back to a tale…

The Advent Buzzard

Preachers love this time of the year.  Because we get to take pot shots at people, for all the crummy priorities folks have during the Christmas season.  We complain because you spend too much money on Christmas presents … while we ourselves are walking the mall and enjoying shopping for our loved ones.  We whine…