Christmas Music

The Week of Joy At the birth of your Son, you whisper to our hearts, Father, as you fill us with the joy of our salvation. We thank you. Amen Weekly Advent Prayers by Betty Claire Jackson By Jason Hanchey Isaiah 9:2-3 I love Christmas. I should say I need Christmas. I get a of…

True and Perfect Peace

The Week of Peace As your peace rules in our hearts, we give thanks to you, Lord, and rejoice in the birth of the Prince of Peace.  Amen Weekly Advent Prayers by Betty Claire Jackson By Sue Koning Luke 2:11-14 Because of my love for music and how it influences my life and faith witness,…

What Truly Brings Peace

The Week of Peace As your peace rules in our hearts, we give thanks to you, Lord, and rejoice in the birth of the Prince of Peace.  Amen Weekly Advent Prayers by Betty Claire Jackson By Kay Myers John 16:33 As His final days on this earth were closing in on Him, Jesus gave much…

With Us

The Week of Peace As your peace rules in our hearts, we give thanks to you, Lord, and rejoice in the birth of the Prince of Peace.  Amen Weekly Advent Prayers by Betty Claire Jackson By Shirley Cowden Isaiah 43:1-3 One summer during my high school years I had the opportunity to canoe in the…

Peace Means Waiting

The Week of Peace As your peace rules in our hearts, we give thanks to you, Lord, and rejoice in the birth of the Prince of Peace.  Amen Weekly Advent Prayers by Betty Claire Jackson By Finley Vickrey (8 ½) John 14:27 “Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you. I do…

Garden of Eden Peace

The Week of Peace As your peace rules in our hearts, we give thanks to you, Lord, and rejoice in the birth of the Prince of Peace.  Amen Weekly Advent Prayers by Betty Claire Jackson By Lance Mayes Isaiah 11:6-9 “The wolf will live with the lamb, and the leopard will lie down with the…

Rejoice Always?

The Week of Peace As your peace rules in our hearts, we give thanks to you, Lord, and rejoice in the birth of the Prince of Peace.  Amen Weekly Advent Prayers by Betty Claire Jackson By Matt Allen Philippians 4:4-7 The slaughtering of 11 souls at the Tree of Life synagogue. The devastation of the…

A Lot of Hope

The Week of Hope You are our living hope, Lord, as we celebrate your promises for our present and our future on your birthday. We are your grateful people.  Amen Weekly Advent Prayers by Betty Claire Jackson By Ken Williams Romans 8:18-25 My New Testament of the Jerusalem Bible entitles chapter 8 as “The life…