The Nativity of Our Lord

Solo: O Holy Night                                       https://youtu.be/oOiEtZwP1H0 Hymn: O Little Town of Bethlehem             https://youtu.be/LRuXdOb6TrA Gathering litany: may be read all together, or alternately with people in your home. P: It is you, loving God, who lights our path with truth. All: Your Word, Jesus, is truth. P: In his light, draw all to the manger All: to gatherContinue reading “The Nativity of Our Lord”

O come, O come, Immanuel

Advent meditation for December 24: O Come, O come Emmanuel Isaiah 7:14 14 Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Look, the young woman is with child and shall bear a son and shall name him Immanuel. That is, God is with us Rejoice! Rejoice! Immanuel shall come to you, O Israel. May the peaceContinue reading “O come, O come, Immanuel”

 O come, O Bright and Morning Star, and bring us comfort from afar!

Advent Meditation for December 23: O come, O bright and morning star Hosea 6:3  Let us know, let us press on to know the Lord;    his appearing is as sure as the dawn;he will come to us like the showers,    like the spring rains that water the earth.” Rejoice! Rejoice! Immanuel shall come to you, O Israel.Continue reading ” O come, O Bright and Morning Star, and bring us comfort from afar!”

O come, O Key of David, come and Open Wide our Heavenly Home

Advent meditation for December 22: O Come, O key of David Come Isaiah 22:22 I will place on his shoulder the key of the house of David; he shall open, and no one shall shut; he shall shut, and no one shall open.Rejoice! Rejoice! Immanuel shall come to you, O Israel. The key of David refersContinue reading “O come, O Key of David, come and Open Wide our Heavenly Home”

Generation to Generation

Seasonal reflections from congregation members which are shareable. Peace be with you as this reflection time draws to conclusion at the manger. Sincere thanks to all who contributed, and to all who participated, read, shared and mediated. Let us go now to Bethlehem and see this which the angels have told. Candy Cane (Peppermint) Cheesecake:Continue reading “Generation to Generation”

 O come, O Branch of Jesse’s stem,

Advent meditation for December 21: O come O branch of Jessie’s stem Isaiah 11:1“The root of Jesse shall come,    the one who rises to rule the gentiles;in him the gentiles shall hope.” Rejoice! Rejoice! Immanuel shall come to you, O Israel The birth of Jesus we celebrate at Christmas is the fulfilment of this promise spokenContinue reading ” O come, O Branch of Jesse’s stem,”

 O come, O King of nations, Bind in One the Hearts of all Mankind

Advent meditation for December 20: O come O king of nation come! Psalm 99:1,4 The Lord is king; let the peoples tremble!    He sits enthroned upon the cherubim; let the earth quake! Mighty King, lover of justice,    you have established equity;you have executed justice    and righteousness in Jacob. Rejoice! Rejoice! Immanuel shall come to you, O Israel. WhenContinue reading ” O come, O King of nations, Bind in One the Hearts of all Mankind”