Unwrapping The Gift

Christmas Day 2010 John 1:1-14   The Christmas story in the gospel of John doesn’t have a stable. It doesn’t have a manger or swaddling clothes. There’s no angel or shepherds or wise men bearing gifts.   There is a gift, however.

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve 24 December 2010 (Isaiah 9: 2-7   Psalm 96   Titus 2:11-14   Luke 2:1-20) Contrary to popular rumor, I really do enjoy receiving and reading those holiday letters we often receive from friends, those letters that tell us what has been happening to families over the past year.  At our home, we have probably received … More Christmas Eve

Skit – Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up?

Waterlife – Advent 3A – “Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up?” Matthew 11:2-11 December  12, 2010   Cast: Announcer (dresses and speaks like a game show host) Candidate 1 (a king) Candidate 2 (a doctor) Candidate 3 (a grandmother) Candidate 4 (Jesus) John the Baptist   Announcer: Well folks, we’ve just heard him… John … More Skit – Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up?

Earl the Sheep – Watching

Children’s Message – Advent 3A – Watching   Who do we have in our stable? Ollie the Ox – Waiting (for his foot to get better) Hansel and Gretel the Goats – Hoping (for their mother and father to come looking for them) Today we have some sheep! Their names are Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi and…Earl.