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About this series 

The scriptures that help us prepare for the birth of Jesus Christ are filled with places--holy places, hard places, and the pathways in between. Together, these places present a "geography of salvation"--a map of the heights and depths our good God will go to bring us home. Throughout the weeks of Advent, we will "visit" some of these sacred locales. Along the way we'll learn not only that we can meet God on the mountaintop--but that God also draws near to wherever it is we find ourselves. 

Sunday, December 1, 2019: The First Sunday of Advent

  • "A Pending Invitation: Awaiting the Invitation to Celebrate the Kingdom of God" (Isaiah 2.1-5; Romans 13.11-14). Preacher: the Rector.

Sunday, December 8, 2019: The Second Sunday of Advent

  • "A Tangible Hope: Even in Brokeness, Hope Emerges" (Isaiah 11.1-10;  Romans 15.4-13). Preacher: TBA.

Sunday, December 15, 2019: The Third Sunday of Advent

  • "A Desert in Bloom: Advent is not just about God's movement towards us, is is also about our movement towards God" (Isaiah 35.1-10; James 5.7-10). Preacher: The Rector.

Sunday, December 22, 2019: The Fourth Sunday of Advent

  • "Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell: Emmanuel, God with us, is here" (Isaiah 17.10-16; Romans 1). Preacher: The Rector.

December 24, 2019: Christmas Eve

  • "A Feast of Light: The Christ light shines, even in darkness" (Isaiah 9.2-7; Luke 2.1-14). Preacher: the Rector.

Sunday, December 29: The First Sunday of Christmas

  • "When God Walks the Earth: God is here" (Isaiah 63.7-9; Matthew 2.13-23). Preacher: the Rector.