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Advent Readings: Sunday December 15, 2013

Readings: Isaiah 35:1-10 and Matthew 11:2-11 Reflections: As you read and reflect on God’s Word, notice what brings you hope, joy, or peace. Be alert to the areas of your life that may seem dark, vague, even doubtful. John the Baptizer is an icon for us of humility, simplicity, clear vision and confidence in the One who comes to us. His is a life of descent rather than ascent. Jesus said the poor in spirit will be blessed and receive the kingdom of heaven (Mt.5:3). Be attentive to how the kingdom of heaven comes to you in places of poverty. Reflection Questions: What provisions have you received recently that testify of the goodness of God’s kingdom coming to earth? How […]

Seven Signs

http://media.blubrry.com/holy_trinity_church_pastor/p/www.myholytrinitychurch.com/podcast/Seven-Signs.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreSeven Signs that you might believe: 1. Changing water into wine in John 2:1-11 2. Healing the royal official's son in Capernaum in John 4:46-54 3. Healing the paralytic at Bethesda in John 5:1-18 4. Feeding the 5000 in John 6:5-14 5. Jesus' walk on water in John 6:16-24 6. Healing the man born blind in John 9:1-7 7. Raising of Lazarus in John 11:1-45

Advent Readings: Sunday December 8, 2013

Readings: Isaiah 11:1-10 and Matthew 3:1-12 Reflections: During Advent, the lectionary readings often focus on the nature of God’s kingdom and future events of restoration when Jesus returns to earth. These prophetic readings mingle with others that expressly invite us to respond now with repentance and readiness in light of our future hope of Christ’s Second Advent. Reflection Questions: What’s cluttering your path, your heart, your life? Can you identify obstacles that keep you from intimacy with God? What areas in your life are you working hard to fix the messy parts of your life rather than entering the peace and rest that comes from returning to God who heals and guides? Where might God be inviting you into repentance, […]

December 2013

Advent Evening Prayer (December 6, 13 & 20) Evening prayer for Lent or Advent is a warm tradition in our young church. Join us for these evenings of relationship building, dessert, quiet, contemplative music and prayer. Upcoming Events  Advent Retreat: Windows (December 14) Windows have been seen as a symbol of vision: a place to gain a view. Windows often represent the luminosity of God. Windows allow us to see a reality that is always present… Upcoming Events Christmas Eve Service: Lessons and Carols (December 24) Join Holy Trinity Church for the comforting rhythms of Lessons and Carols with family and friends as we turn our hearts to the joyful celebration of our dear Savior’s birth. Upcoming Events