Grace and Peace Be Unto You!
church theme for 2023 is “Becoming Acquainted with God through the lives of others”
Thank you for your faithfulness and generosity. Please continue to stay connected with us each week.May God Bless You,
Monthly Emphasis: (2nd – 4th) Advent Sundays, Affirmation Service, Angel Tree, Spirit of Christmas, Christmas Holiday
Week of December 3 (Holy Communion & 2nd Advent Sunday)Scriptures: Jesus Christ: Isa. 9:6-7; St. John 7:25-32, 10:1-42, (esp. vs. 10)Thought: Christ is a Must! God’s gift, one size fits all - made in Heaven!
Week of December 10th (3rd Advent Sunday)Scriptures: Nicodemus: Isa. 51:1-23, (esp. 1-3); Eccles. 11:5-7; St. John 6:28-40, 7:45-52, (esp. 50), 19:39; I Cor. 2:6-11Thought: Christ is a Must! - God delivers – push – a Christian is birthed!
Week of December 17th - (4th Advent & Affirmation Sunday) Scripture: Lazarus: St. John 11:1-54; (esp. 43-46), 9:1-5, (esp. 3)Thought: Christ is a Must! - God orchestrates circumstances in human affairs for Divine Glory – unwrap and enjoy!
Week of December 24th (Christmas Eve)Scriptures: Saul/Paul: Acts 7:58-8:3, 9:1-18 (esp. vs.5…”I am Jesus”), 22:1-21
Thought: Christ is a Must! - God always gives more than expected…it’s under the cross.Week of December 31st (New Year's Eve)Scriptures: Sister Rahab got through the year: Joshua 2:1-24, (esp. 11-18), 6:22-23; Isa. 51:9; St. Matt. 1:5; Heb.11:31; James 2:25-26.Thought: Christ is a Plus! -Unbelievable by some and denied by others, God Worked in their favor through Rahab.
*Books for the Month: God Gave Us Christmas by Lisa Tawn Bergon, and The Christmas Story for Children by Max Lucado; On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C, J. Walker by A Lelia Bundles; & Gal a True Life by Ruthie Bolton