Mary Domb Mikkelson's La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'Advent' (4)

“Let There Be Light” - Advent at The Table: United Church of Christ of La Mesa

Our Advent theme this year is the first thing God speaks of, in the first lines of the book of Genesis.

God’s first utterance—“Let there be light”

God’s first utterance, and then God sees that it is good.

Over and over, God sings to a new creation: good, good, very good.

We were formed in a primordial goodness.

But our world does not always feel that way, does it?

Our world can feel broken, twisted, and bleak sometimes.

And Advent doesn’t deny that…

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Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on November 30, 2018 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Join us for Advent and The Celebration of Christmas!

Awaiting the Messiah:  Advent Worship Services

10:00am, Sundays, December 2, 9, 16, 23

 

Evensong Blue Christmas 

6:00pm, Wednesday, December 12 

Christmas tough this year?  Clouded by loss and pain?  Are you wondering how you’ll make it through?

Christmas merriment often amplifies the sorrow and isolation many people feel this time of year. Sometimes the pressure to…

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Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on November 26, 2018 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Welcoming the Light of God: Advent, Christmas, Epiphany Services at the United Church of Christ of La Mesa

You’re invited!  Come, join us as we await and prepare for the Child of Bethlehem.  Share the music and scripture of the season at either (or both) of our Sunday worship services – 8:30am and 10:00am.  Share, too, the warmth and welcome of our church family.

December 1 – “In Delight Awaken”…

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Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on November 23, 2013 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Putting Our Houses in Order for Christmas: An Advent Study Program

Putting Our Houses in Order for Christmas:

An Advent Study Program

 

Decorating…gifts…parties…greeting cards…friends…family – the hustle and bustle of getting ready for and celebrating Christmas.  It seems to start earlier each year…and grow ever more…

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Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on November 14, 2013 at 2:37pm — No Comments

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