Dec 18, 2016 – The Songs of Christmas: O Little Town of Bethlehem

by Pastor Cherie Dearth We’re finishing up our sermon series, The Songs of Christmas, and our song for this week is “O Little Town of Bethlehem.” The lyrics are by Phillip Brooks, a Presbyterian minister from the mid-1800s. He was the senior pastor of a very large congregation in Philadelphia during the Civil War. As… Continue reading Dec 18, 2016 – The Songs of Christmas: O Little Town of Bethlehem

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Dec 11, 2016 – The Songs of Christmas: The Savior Is Coming to Town

Matthew 3:1-12 (Common English Bible)       1 In those days John the Baptist appeared in the desert of Judea announcing, 2 “Change your hearts and lives! Here comes the kingdom of heaven!” 3 He was the one of whom Isaiah the prophet spoke when he said: The voice of one shouting in the wilderness,  … Continue reading Dec 11, 2016 – The Songs of Christmas: The Savior Is Coming to Town

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Dec 4, 2016 – The Songs of Christmas: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Hebrews 4:14-16 (NIV)       14 Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has… Continue reading Dec 4, 2016 – The Songs of Christmas: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

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Nov 27, 2016 – The Songs of Christmas: It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas

Luke 10:38-42       38 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. 39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. 40 But Martha was distracted by all the preparations… Continue reading Nov 27, 2016 – The Songs of Christmas: It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas

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