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Unwrapping the Gifts of Advent – The Gift of Hope

December 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

9am – Classical Worship

11am – Contemporary Worship

Hope in a Hectic World

It feels odd that the Gospel lesson doesn’t sound promising but rather fearful and full foreboding. The Gospel reading begins with apocalyptic words from Jesus. By beginning Advent this way, we are told that the incarnation is about more than the birth of the baby Jesus. In Advent, the entire cosmos is caught up with portentous signs and wonders. The language is a rather poetic, extravagantly metaphorical way of proclaiming: in this rather fearful time, the faithful are to take heart and raise their heads because redemption is near.

Next week, December 9 – The Gift of Peace


December 2
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Christ Presbyterian Church
944 East Gorham Street
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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