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                         Advent and Christmas Services 

                     Join us this season!

                                                                         December 13, 6:30 pm - Blue Christmas Taize Service
                                                                         Come for a time of seeking God's hope amid commercialism and/or sadness.

                                                                   December 24, 6:30 pm - Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
                                                                         A Christmas Eve service for all ages.

                                                                         December 25, 10:45 am - Christmas Sunday Service

                                                                         January 1, 10:45 am - Epiphany Sunday Service
As disciples of Jesus Christ, we cultivate an inclusive welcome, participatory worship, and service in the name of peace. We are an open and affirming congregation.
  9:15 AM Worship
10:45 AM Fellowship Hour
11:15 AM Sunday School for all ages
Living Room Conversations 
on White Racism 
The resources used 
 can be found here.  

                         Advent 2016 Reflections: Come, Walk in the Light!

We have developed a short weekly devotional guide to help you anticipate the coming of Christ and celebrate Christmas.  A focus statement and scripture for each Sunday are given, followed by reflection questions.  

We invite you to read, ponder, meditate, pray, and discern where the Spirit is leading you this Advent season.  

Look below for a new devotional link each week of Advent (Nov. 27 - Dec. 18) and also for Christmas Sunday (Dec. 25) and Epiphany (Jan 1).     


Advent 1 (Nov. 27): God's peace is at hand. Come, imagine the Way!

Advent 2 (Dec. 4): God's harmony is at hand. Come, prepare the Way!

Advent 3 (Dec. 11): God's healing is at hand. Come, magnify the Way!

Advent 4 (Dec. 18): God's restoration is at hand. Come, embody the Way!

Christmas (Dec. 25): Jesus is born! Come, welcome the Way!

Epiphany (Jan. 1): God's day of radiance is at hand. Come, walk in the Light!