Dec 26

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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Dec 14

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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Dec 13

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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Nov 28

A different pace

A frantic pace often tends to take over at this time of year.  The holiday gatherings, the travel, the baking, the shopping, the gift-wrapping—the month of December has no shortage of traditions and get-togethers to keep many of us busy.