Away in a Manger

This Sunday, the Second Sunday of Advent, we’ll continue our look at the story behind Christmas Carols. No Christmas song is more loved than this tender children’s carol, “Away in a Manger.” With its simply worded expression of love for Jesus and trust in His faithful care, the carol appeals to young and old alike. Its pleasing melody and gentle message remind us of Jesus’ words teaching us that to ‘such as these’ belong the …

Away in a Manger

This Sunday, the Second Sunday of Advent, we’ll continue our look at the story behind Christmas Carols. No Christmas song is more loved than this tender children’s carol, “Away in a Manger.” With its simply worded expression of love for Jesus and trust in His faithful care, the carol appeals to young and old alike. Its pleasing melody and gentle message remind us of Jesus’ words teaching us that to ‘such as these’ belong the …

HOPE HAS ARRIVED

This Sunday, the Third Sunday of Advent, Pastor Amanda continues the theme of Hope. Traditionally, Advent marks the beginning of the Christian year—a season of expectant waiting that gives birth to the promises of God. And just as Mary waited to bear the Christ Child… all of us—who choose to believe—are given the hopefound in the person of Jesus Christ. …

Come, Lord Jesus ( First Sunday of Advent)

Advent refers to the “coming” or “arrival” of Jesus Christ. Within the Church, the term has several meanings: the Advent of the Lord in the flesh at Christmas; His Advent in Word and Spirit; and the final Advent when our Lord will return bodily in glory. Each meaning stirs the joyful anticipation of what God has accomplished, is doing, and …