Category Archives: Advent/Christmas Posts

“Madame Mia’s Wax Museum” a Christmas Pageant

12/16/2018 Christmas Pageant “Madame Mia’s Wax Museum” With a visit from the Apostle Paul Philippians 4:1-9 St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT Advertisements

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Sunday is Coming! “Fruit worthy of Repentance” Luke 3:7-18 Advent 3C

“The crowd asked him, ‘What then should we do?’” (Luke 3:10) John is not one to mince words. He grabs the attention of his audience with judgment; calling for a change of heart and urging people to action. “You brood … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “John the Baptist: No random oddity” Advent 2C

“He went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance.” (Luke 3:3) What conditions may have produced this odd character? Luke outlines rather carefully in his “orderly account” (Luke 1:1) what is happening on the world stage … Continue reading

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“Most Excellent Theophilus” Rediscovering Advent with Luke

  “Since many have undertaken to set down an orderly account of the events that have been fulfilled among us, just as they were handed on to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word, I too … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “The beginning at the end.” Advent 1C, Luke 21:25-36

“Now when these things begin to take place, stand up and raise your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.” (Luke 21:28) “Do you ever get the feeling the world is coming to an end?” said a friend in response … Continue reading

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“Longing for the Light on the Longest Night” an Advent Reflection on Isaiah 9:2, 6

                  The people who walked in darkness    have seen a great light;those who lived in a land of deep darkness—    on them light has shined…. …For a child has been born for us, … Continue reading

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“Now is the time for Joy!” Advent Message, Christmas Around the World & Pageant

12/17/2017 Advent 3 “Now is the time for Joy” Advent message on 1 Thessalonians 5:15-24 Christmas Around the World Pageant St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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