Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Lighting the Advent Wreath: Hope Litany

Use this link to download Call to Worship PDF. Sized so two copies may fit on a one sheet of 8 1/2 x 11 paper. Can also be emailed for online worship.  Please respect...

Call to Worship: Christmas Eve “This is the night of the Holy Birth.”

Use this link to download Call to Worship PDF. Sized so two copies may fit on a one sheet of 8 1/2 x 11 paper. Can also be emailed for online worship.  Please respect...

Lighting the Advent Wreath: A Litany for Joy

Use this link to download Call to Worship PDF. Sized so two copies may fit on a one sheet of 8 1/2 x 11 paper. Can also be emailed for online worship.  Please respect...

Lighting the Joy Candle: A Litany for Two Readers

Use this link to download Call to Worship PDF. Sized so two copies may fit on a one sheet of 8 1/2 x 11 paper. Can also be emailed for online worship.  Please respect...

Children’s Chat: “Stuffed Animal Sunday” or “The Not So Peaceable Kingdom”

Whenever Isaiah's "Peaceable Kingdom" takes its turn in the lectionary rotation, I look forward to the opportunity to do something creative with the prophet's vision of the world as God intends it. Wolves and...

Stump of Jesse Altar Arrangement

This floral arrangement was inspired by the prophet Isaiah's words in Chapter 11:1-5, but the materials for this Advent arrangement came straight from our backyard in Maryland. When we first purchased our home, the...

Painted Votive Candleholders

The use of candles in worship is an ancient tradition. The light reminds us of The Light that shines in the darkness and can not be overcome. The smoke symbolizes our prayers and petitions...

Christmas Tree of Hopes

I wanted to engage the community living and working near the church in a collaborative project at Christmas. With winter weather, earlier evenings, and busy schedules, that can be challenging. What I came up...

Heaven and Nature Sing: A Christmas Ornament Craft

Our 2013 Advent & Christmas theme was "Heaven and Nature Sing" and, to help integrate that theme into our worship setting, the congregation made ornaments for the large tree in the sanctuary using natural...

Lighting the Advent Wreath: Peace Litany

Use this link to download Call to Worship PDF. Sized so two copies may fit on a one sheet of 8 1/2 x 11 paper. Can also be emailed for online worship.  Please respect...

Sermon Remix