Daily Archives: January 29, 2016

January 29

Reflection As we observe what passes for political discourse in our nation at the present time, it might be interesting to consider this sentence from theologian Ilia Delio: “Jesus wept over those who were hard of heart; he wept over

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Advent Candle Lighting

Advent Candle Lighting

Join with Christians around the world in the prayerful ritual of lighting the Advent wreath.

Prayer

A Child came for all of us and because of that Child
We believe that love is stronger than fear,
Peace more enduring than hate
And that darkness will never extinguish the light
We are people of hope.

(Light the first candle)

Today we light the candle of peace.
Let us pray for the peace of Christ
which is the fullness of blessing for all.
For this peace we dare to hope.

(Second candle is lit)

 

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