December 2018 (videos of sermon available)

December 2018 Advent and Christmas Worship Schedule
Worship is at 11:00 am unless otherwise noted

Sunday, December 2, 2018
1st Sunday of Advent
Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25:1-10; 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13; Luke 21:25-36
“While We Are Waiting, Come”, The Rev. Emily Berman D’Andrea
Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper
9:00 am Williamsburg Breakfast in fellowship hall

Sunday, December 9, 2018
2nd Sunday of Advent
Mal. 3:1-4; Luke 1:68-79; Philippians 1:3-11; Luke 3:1-6
“When the Word of God Came”, The Rev. Emily Berman D’Andrea
A visit from St. Nicholas during the time with the children in worship
10:00 am Inquirers’ Class in the library

Sunday, December 16, 2018
3rd Sunday of Advent
Zeph. 3:14-20; Isaiah 12:2-6; Philippians 4:4-7; Luke 3:7-18
Christmas Pageant
Sacrament of Baptism
10:00 am Inquirers’ Class in the library (receive Inquirers in worship)
4:00 pm Chancel Choir presents Vivaldi’s Gloria with Darnestown Presbyterian Church Choir and instrumentation

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Longest Night Service
Isaiah 9:2-7; John 1:1-14
“Reflections on Light”,  The Rev. Emily Berman D’Andrea
On the longest night of the year, we claim the light of Christ that no darkness can overcome.  This Christmas service is more quiet and contemplative and may be meaningful for those who may not feel Christmas cheer or perhaps are experiencing grief and sadness.
Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper

Sunday, December 23, 2018
4th Sunday of Advent
Micah 5:2-5a; Luke 1:46b-55 or Psalm 80:1-7; Hebrews 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-55
Waiting for Christ to Come to Us”,  The Rev. Emily Berman D’Andrea

Monday, December 24, 2018 at 4:00 pm, 7:00 pm & 10:00 pm
Christmas Eve
Isaiah 9:2-7; Luke 2:1-20
“Giving Birth”,  The Rev. Emily Berman D’Andrea
4:00 pm Family Service
 7:00 pm & 10:00 pm (with Darnestown Presbyterian Church)
Candlelight Communion Services
Christmas Joy Offering received

Sunday, December 30, 2018
1st Sunday after Christmas
1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26; Psalm 148; Colossians 3:12-17; Luke 2:41-52
College Students lead worship