Christmas

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Second Sunday of Christmas – January 3, 2021

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During this Christmas season, we celebrate and rejoice in the good news of the birth of Jesus Christ. On this Second Sunday of Christmas, within the profound words in today’s reading from John, lies the simple message that God is revealed in a human person. Though we may try to understand how the Word existed […]

First Sunday of Christmas – December 27, 2020

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During this Christmas season, we celebrate and rejoice in the good news of the birth of Jesus Christ. On this First Sunday of Christmas, we recall that on the first Christmas Day the Word illumines the world, shining forth to bring all things into being. Today we celebrate the incarnate Word, God becoming flesh to […]

Christmas Eve Service – December 24, 2020

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Welcome to this video worship experience for a Christmas Eve Service of Lessons and Carols as we celebrate and rejoice in the good news of the birth of Jesus Christ. In winter’s deepest night on this Christmas Eve, we welcome the light of the Christ child. Isaiah declares that the light of the long-promised king […]

“Gabriel & the Gang of Angels”

Children’s Christmas-Epiphany message: Based on the appearances of heavenly beings in the Christmas stories of Matthew and Luke. Youth Present an Angelic Christmas Message PEACE Lutheran Church’s program for young disciples, Youth @ PEACE Sunday School, presents the Christmas program on Epiphany Sunday. “Gabriel and the Gang of Angels” presents God’s plan for salvation from […]

Expecting the Unexpected at the Temple of God

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Text for the Day: Luke 2:22-40 – Simeon & Anna in the Temple Images of the Temple: Revealing an unexpected salvation Luke’s gospel draws the Temple in Jerusalem as an important symbol. The gospel opens at the Temple, where a priest named Zechariah is chosen by lot to enter the sanctuary of the Lord and […]

Mary, Did You Know?

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Mary: A model of trust in God A song often sung at Christmas is called, “Mary, Did You Know?” The words are address to Mary, wondering, as she looks at her newborn son, whether she knew what his life would be like, what miracles he would perform, what suffering he would endure, and what he […]

Christmas’ 12 Days Teach Us The Basics

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Popular Christmas song has a secret meaning. Christmas Eve… it’s finally here. For many people it’s an opportunity to put your feet up, enjoy a glass of egg nog, a cup of hot chocolate or tea, or a glass of wine. After so much hustle and bustle getting ready, you can almost hear the collective […]