Sermons on Advent

Sermons on Advent


December 10, 2023

Second Sunday of Advent A Service of Lessons and Carols Isaiah 9:2, 6-7 The Prophet foretells of the coming of the Savior.   Isaiah 11: 1-6 The peace the Christ will bring is foretold.   Luke 1:26-35 The angel Gabriel salutes Mary.   Luke 2: 1-7 Luke tells of the birth of Jesus.   Luke 2: 8-14 The angels proclaim the good news of the birth of the Messiah.   Luke 2: 15-20 The shepherds go to the manger. Matthew…

December 18, 2022

4th Sunday of Advent Isaiah 7: 10-16——–Matthew 1: 18-25 Rev. Tom Willadsen We welcome the Boca Brass as they provide inspiration for the Advent Season through the inspiration of their music today.

Humble Beginnings

December 19, 2021……….Rev. Patrick Mecham………4th Sunday of Advent Micah 5: 2-5a; Luke 1: 39-45 I suspect that many of you grew up in a small town, as I did.  And when you went out into the bigger, wider world, you may have been thought of as a “small-town girl” or a “small-town boy”—at least, when compared to those raised in a bigger city.  I remember that, when I was young, we looked down on kids from outlying communities that didn’t quite…

I Will Change Your Name

December 12, 20211……….Rev. Patrick Mecham………3rd Sunday of Advent Zephaniah 3: 14-20; Isaiah 12: 2-6 Much of the population of India is divided (unofficially) into castes—classes of people who have different privileges, different job opportunities, and very specific places in the society’s value system.  At the bottom of the social scale—below the caste system, in fact, are the people known as Dalit (often referred to as “untouchables” because touching one of folks is believed to make one unclean).  These poor people are…

Getting Ready

December 5, 2021……….Rev. Patrick Mecham………2nd Sunday of Advent Malachi 3: 1-4; Philippians 1: 3-11; Luke 3: 1-6 I would like you to imagine that you have something wonderful to give to someone you love.  This is a something that is almost too delightful for words, something that will enrich their lives beyond measure.  There is only one problem: their hands are full already, so they are not able to receive your gift!  You say, “Empty your hands.  I have something…

Going Out of Business

Joel 2: 21-27……….John 18: 33-37 November 28, 2021……….1st Sunday of Advent……….Rev. Christy Ramsey A link to the sermon text will be provided in the near future.
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