Join us for a morning of worship and Christmas music as we Draw Near to the Light of Christ this Advent Season. There will be favorites such as Angels We Have Heard On High, Come All Ye Faithful, Infant Holy, Infant Lowly, Hark the Herald, Joy to the World and some beautiful new songs as well. And if you would like to sing with the Choir, join them for rehearsals at the following times: Wednesday, November 28-6:00 Wednesday, December 5-6:00 Wednesday, December 12-6:00 – 7:30pm Thursday, December 13-6:00 – 7:30pm Saturday, December 15-10:00......
This morning, I will be leading prayer for the region (North Carolina Disciples of Christ) via conference call. I wanted to offer this prayer to each of you as well…I pray for our church and community that we may continue to seek God’s light in the darkness. In the style of Lection divina (or Divine Reading), this morning I invite you to pray the scriptures along with me. In addition, if you have a candle nearby, take a moment and light it and place it next to you. Allow this candle to......
Tonight I am working on our kitchen remodel installing recessed lighting. I call Nora to come look at the lights and read the name of the fixtures. She runs in to the construction zone, looks up at the lights, and immediately a smile beams across her face. She doesn’t say anything, so I ask, “What’s the name of these lights?” “Nora,” she says with a giggly voice and my smile begins to beam as well. Pretty neat that the lights in our new kitchen share a name with my middle daughter! And......
My sixth month reading plan is looking more like 7 to 8 month reading through the Bible now. I confess that I have gotten a little off track over the past few weeks. However, my commitment remains and my journey continues. Today, we move into the fourth gospel. After reading the first couple chapters of John, here are a few things I’ve noticed: The Word became flesh and called his disciples! John wastes no time. We have this great philosophical beginning, the preaching of John the Baptist and then bam-John sees Jesus......