Category: Faith and life

Christmas Eve, 2011

Andy Willis St. Christopher’s Community Church Christmas Eve / 24 December 2011 Luke 2:1-20   “All right—so where is Jesus tonight?” That always seemed to be the question at my house on Christmas Eve when I was growing up.  Like lots of families, we set up our nativity scene weeks before Christmas when we decorated …

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Another year of grace

The Bible closes with the Revelation to John, one of the more confusing and confounding books between its covers.  At Revelation’s very close, in the next-to-last chapter, there are these words, spoken by the risen Christ: “See, I am making all things new….  I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end” …

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Christmas worship

Whether you’re a long-time member or have never been to St. Christopher’s before, you are welcome to worship with us this Christmas.  Christmas Eve services are at 4:30, 7, and 9:30pm; nursery care is available at 4:30 and 7.  We’ll sing carols, light candles, and gather around the mystery of God’s entering into the world …

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Third Sunday in Advent, 2011

Andy Willis St. Christopher’s Community Church 11 December 2011 / Advent 3 Isaiah 61 / John 1:6-8, 19-28   I don’t think there’s any other way to say it: a baptism on John the Baptist Sunday is just plain cool.  For one thing, it makes the pastor (or this pastor, anyway), feel especially edgy, getting …

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