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What Child Is This? (an advent meditation)

What Child is this Who, laid to rest On Mary’s lap, is sleeping? Whom angels greet With anthems sweet While shepherds watch are keeping? This, this is Christ, the King Whom shepherds guard and angels sing Haste, haste to bring Him laud The Babe, the Son of Mary! The Christmas song What Child Is This?… Continue reading What Child Is This? (an advent meditation)

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Christmas Week 2016

A reminder for your week: Children's Christmas Program, Wednesday 12/21 @7pm (if you have children in the program, please have them to the auditorium by 6pm for costumes and a final dress rehearsal). This date is the rescheduled date due to weather conditions. Christmas Eve Service, Saturday 12/24 @6:30pm. Join us for our annual candle-light… Continue reading Christmas Week 2016

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O Little Town of Bethlehem (an advent meditation)

O little town of Bethlehem How still we see thee lie! Above thy deep and dreamless sleep The silent stars go by Yet in thy dark streets shineth The everlasting Light The hopes and fears of all the years Are met in thee tonight The song O Little Town of Bethlehem speaks to the great… Continue reading O Little Town of Bethlehem (an advent meditation)

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O Holy Night (an advent meditation)

O Holy Night is a Christmas hymn with which many are familiar (at least with John Sullivan Dwight’s English translation). Not only is the song beautiful in speaking about the greatness of our Savior and the good news of his work in the world, it also speaks about the gospel’s social implications. Written in a… Continue reading O Holy Night (an advent meditation)

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O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (advent meditation)

In this series leading up to Christmas 2016, we’ll take a look at some of the Christmas songs from our Baptist Hymnal and see the reasons we celebrate the birth of Jesus. O come, Thou Dayspring, come and cheer Our spirits by Thine Advent here Disperse the gloomy clouds of night And death’s dark shadow… Continue reading O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (advent meditation)

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Sunday 11.27.16 (the Jesus-centered life)

This Sunday we'll take a look at Psalm 127 and see how following Jesus impacts our work, rest, and family. Then Sunday night at 7pm, we'll gather with other churches from town at Adrian Christian Church for the annual Ministerial Alliance Thanksgiving Community Worship Service. We hope to see you there! Schedule @945 Small Groups… Continue reading Sunday 11.27.16 (the Jesus-centered life)

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What joy! (a meditation)

This week we celebrate Thanksgiving. We always risk the danger of being distracted with football and Black Friday savings, but if we slow down and ponder the things we should be thankful for, then we will understand the true meaning and develop a great joy. In Psalm 126, the psalmist looked back upon the return… Continue reading What joy! (a meditation)

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Happy Independence Day!

Here are a few Bible passages to remember as we celebrate the 4th of July: Respect, love, fear: "Respect everyone, and love the family of believers, fear God, and respect the King." (1 Peter 2:17) Pray for our national, state, and local leaders: "I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people. Ask… Continue reading Happy Independence Day!

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Sunday 05.08.16 (the God of comfort)

This Sunday we will take a look at 2 Corinthians 1:1-7 and how God brings us comfort in the face of suffering and trials. We also be celebrating Mother's Day with a special gift for all the ladies in attendance. We hope to see you there! Schedule @945 Small Groups / Sunday School for all… Continue reading Sunday 05.08.16 (the God of comfort)