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Christmas Eve Devotional by Rev. Todd Boling

Merry Christmas Eve!   May you take time today, in the midst of the rush, to linger at the manger for a moment.  May you take time stand in awe of the miracle of God come to live among us.  May you feel God with you!    Today’s devotional comes from Rev. Todd Boling.  Todd… Read more »

Fourth Monday of Advent: Devotional by Nikki Howard

Advent blessings!   It is almost Christmas.  This week in Advent we celebrate God’s love made real on earth.  I am reminded that while Christmas can feel so ordinary, it really is a mystery, love’s greatest surprise.  Fredrick Buechner says, “Once you have seen God in a stable you can never be sure where God… Read more »

Third Friday of Advent: Devotional by Allison Lanza

An Advent Devotional, by Rev. Allison Lanza At once the angel was joined by a huge angelic choir singing God’s praises: “Glory to God in the heavenly heights. Peace to all men and women.” -Luke 2:13-14a MSG There is something about singing. There the shepherds were, settling in for another long night of work, when… Read more »

Second Wednesday of Advent: Devotional by Brad Hancock

Advent blessings to you. I pray today is filled with peace for you. For many of us peace feels far away. For some of us, finals are looming. Some of us are filled with grief as we face the holidays without a loved one. Some of us are listening to the news filled with injustice,… Read more »

Second Monday of Advent: Devotional by Michael Meek

Advent blessings to you. This week we in Advent we focus on God’s peace.  We remember that Jesus was called the Prince of Peace.  While peace was born into our world in the body of Jesus, we still long for peace.  We find ourselves crying out alongside the prophets for God’s peace to come again…. Read more »

First Friday of Advent: Devotional by Dr. Kay Higgins

Advent blessings to you. I pray that on this Friday you are being held up by hope, the confident trust, that God is with you and that God’s love and change is coming. I pray that that each of us who have been filled with God’s hope can share that hope with those around us…. Read more »

First Wednesday of Advent, Devotional by Dr. Harry Parker

Advent blessings to you! Christmas lights are starting to light up the darkness and warmth is beginning to return.  I pray this morning that hope is beginning to seep into your soul.  May you know the hope of God that promises, that no matter what you are a child of God, deeply loved, and so… Read more »

First Monday of Advent, Devotional by Brenda Mapel

Advent blessings to you! Today is the first Monday of Advent.  Advent is a season of waiting.  We wait for the last day of class.  We wait for finals to be over. We wait to know the final College Football Rankings.  We wait for Christmas to come.  The nights get longer and the days get… Read more »