Advent Worship Theme
Experience the Journey
December 2, 9, 16, 23, 24
Christmas is a well-known story… perhaps too well known for our own good.
Have we gotten it right? Have we imagined the details correctly? Have we truly appreciated the circumstances?
The creator of the universe comes among us, not as a conquering emperor living in the lap of luxury, but in the form of a helpless baby, born of a peasant, conceived out of wedlock, raised as the son of a migrant-carpenter in an obscure village…
In other words, it’s a journey of how God used people like us to change the world.
This journey could change your faith, your world, forever.
Messages in this Theme
- December 2 – Find Mary at Nazareth
- December 9 – Discover Joseph at Bethlehem
- December 16 – Visit Elizabeth at Ein Karem
- December 23 – Travel the Road from Nazareth to Bethlehem
- December 24 – Arrive at the Manger (Christmas Eve)
Watch and Listen to Previous Messages
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Key text: Matthew 1:18-24
Key text: Luke 1:26-38
Drawing from Nehemiah’s directions to rededicate the temple in Jerusalem and restore sacrificial acts in Israel, this message moves outside of ourselves and our own thankfulness to God and into how thankfulness should spill out on others. The challenge for Nehemiah and for us is how to give thanks in the midst of the ruins.…
Key text: Psalm 23
Key text: 1 Thessalonians 1:2-9 (CEB)
Key text: 1 Peter 2:4-5, 9-10
Key text: Jeremiah 31:31-33, John 1:12-13
Basketball, Lacrosse, and Volleyball are team sports where each player is expected to do the same role at any time. There are specialists, but each player is basically required to do the same things as others in each game. These sports are similar to the Christian Walk in that we share a similar calling to…
Football and Soccer are sports of intensity and passion. Having a passionate faith means your whole life, all aspects of it, is disrupted (for the good) by your spirituality. Key text: 1 Corinthians 15:58, Ephesians 2:10
Failure…it’s a part of life. How we handle our failures in some part will determine our success in life. Baseball is like life in that it tends to move along slowly until it doesn’t, and then the pressure is on. But we have a team that can help us get home. Key text: Joshua 1:9; Psalm 73:26…