It is a phenomenon that those of us who are older can attest to – that time goes by faster and faster the older we get! And so, as far as I’m concerned the end of October has arrived way too soon! I am already well into thinking about plans for Advent & Christmas. Here are the events/services for Advent (which begins November 27th).
I will be offering an Advent Study entitled ‘Names for the Messiah’ utilizing a book by Walter Brueggemann, an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, professor at Columbia Theological Seminary, and renowned author. The focus will be on the names that come out of chapter nine of the book of the prophet Isaiah and are associated with the Advent/Christmas season: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Among the questions we will look at are: What do these names signify? What were the expectations of Jesus associated with these titles; Did Jesus fulfill them? Which of these names/titles or other names/titles Jesus is known by, resonate for you? Who is Jesus for you? We will gather once a week for 4 weeks, possibly Saturday mornings at 10:30 to noon. If you are interested feel free to speak with me, or email me.
Blessings, Rev. Bob