December Worship Series
2019 marks the 300th Anniversary of the beloved hymn Joy to the World. Composed by Isaac Watts, in our Worship Series we will examine the nature of joy in our troubled world today. One of the sources of our reflections will be The Book of Joy, by the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Together they "explore how we can transform joy from an ephemeral state into an enduring trait, from a fleeting feeling into a lasting way of being. They are moral leaders who transcend their own traditions. Their joy is clearly not easy or superficial, but one burnished by the fire of adversity, oppression, and struggle."
Advent Week 1 - Sunday, December 1 at 10 AM
Invitation to Joy
"... joy is in fact our birthright."
Join us for a new definition of joy in a service including Holy Communion.
Advent Week 2 - Sunday, December 8 at 10 AM
Obstacles to Joy
"The path to joy... did not lead away from suffering and adversity, but through it."
How do we often miss the joy that's available in life?
Advent Week 3 - Sunday, December 15 at 10 AM
Infused by Joy - Sunday School Pageant
Our children will provide the message about the meaning of Advent on the way to joy. Many carols and much singing.
Longest Night Service - Friday, December 20 at 7 PM
Facing Grief in a Season of Joy
"Discovering more joy does not save us from the inevitability of hardship and heartbreak." Join us for a time of quiet and reflection, with poetry and music by a trio of violin, flute and cello.
Advent Week 4 - Sunday, December 22 at 10 AM
Pathway to Joy
"There's a Tibetan saying: 'Wherever you have friends that's your country, and wherever you receive love, that's your home."
We will consider spiritual practices which create the means of preparing your life for more joy.
Christmas Eve - Tuesday, December 24 at 6 PM
Our Greatest Joy
"We are fragile creatures, and it is from this weakness, not despite it, that we discover the possibility of true joy."
Celebrate with us as we welcome anew the entrance of God's Joy into the world.
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