This Sunday we welcome guest teacher, Ryan Cagno, who will share the message, Defiant Hope. In Advent, we remember and celebrate the coming of Jesus into the world, and the hope that brings. Yet even as we celebrate this, the reality is our world and our lives are often messy and broken. What kind of hope can we claim in the face of this reality? Join us this week as we consider the lives of John the Baptist (and George Bailey!) and the type of reality-defying hope we find in Jesus. We’ll also celebrate Child Dedication in both services on Sunday.