Sunday, January 1st HAPPY NEW YEAR! We begin the year together with the loveliest of Gospel texts, the Prologue to John, found in John 1:1-14. The sermon will be called “The Freshest of the Fresh”, and we will wait till next week to enjoy communion…rumor has it that some traveling magi will be in our vicinity next weekend.
Sunday, January 8th EPIPHANY AND COMMUNION SUNDAY
Matthew 2:1-12 is the authoritative story of the arrival of the Magi to worship baby Jesus and offer the famous trio of gifts. The homily will be entitled “Late to The Party”, and we will enjoy Holy Communion as served by our visitors from the East.
Sunday, January 15th This Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, we focus upon the inspirational words of Psalm 40. We will pray historic prayers, sing rousing songs, and hear the sermon “Unrestrained Lips and Lives”.
Sunday, January 22nd We are well into the Epiphany season by now…time to gather some disciples! And that is exactly what happens in the famous episode from Matthew 4:12-23. The sermon this morning will be called “Fishing by Natural Light”.
Sunday, January 29th TAIZE SUNDAY The Beatitudes, as found in Matthew 5:1-12, will guide our gentle, seated, reverent service today in the style of Taize. There will be a lot of singing and prayer, and the homily “Old Wisdom for a New Year”.