And So This Is Christmas

Call to Worship

And so this is Christmas!
We gather again to mark the birth of the one who comes to turn the world upside down.

And so this is Christmas!
Instead of coming in wealth, using armies of power, God’s loving kin-dom begins in poverty.

And so this is Christmas!
The babe of Bethlehem brings us hope in a world of darkness.

And so this is Christmas!
Let us worship the God of the upside-down realm of love & grace. Amen.

Tim is a runner, a hiker, a devoted husband, a father of two adult children, and their spouses, and a grandfather of four perfect children. A former early childhood educator, Tim is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). He has served as pastor of both Disciples and United Church of Christ congregations. As we enter what we hope is the final phase of the pandemic, Tim is beginning a journey of rediscovering himself and discerning next steps. He writes from his home in Albany, Oregon and wherever the Spirit lures him.

Posted in Call to Worship, Christmas, Seasons of the Church

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