Category Archives: Worship

The Holy Innocents – The Other Side of Christmas

This time of year there is no shortage of peaceful images.  The sights and sounds of Christmas are embedded in our hearts and minds.  More than any other time of year, the world strives to find certainty and security at … Continue reading

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This is Christmas

  So this is Christmas, what have you done? Another year over, a new one just begun. (John Lennon)  I’ve actually heard that song by John Lennon several times this week.  As I listened to the words, I thought about … Continue reading

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Decorating churches while sharing good news

This week, many congregations took time to decorate their churches for the coming Christmas celebration.  These symbols of Christmas bring us joy and delight as the Church waits in hopefulness, and prepares to receive the good news yet again.  Through … Continue reading

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Emmanuel Shall Come to Thee

       The season of Advent is a wonderful time in terms of church music and hymnody.  The hymns of Advent speak to the expectation and anticipation of God’s long awaited Messiah.  We also get a small taste of Christmas as … Continue reading

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Seeing Christ the King

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. For just a few seconds, close your eyes and relax.  Go ahead and tilt your head back a few moments, don’t be shy; it isn’t often … Continue reading

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