Wednesday after Advent 2 December 12, 2018 The Lord be with you This coming Sunday (December 16) is the Third Sunday of Advent. This is the Sunday churches traditionally light the pink candle on their Advent Wreath. The old Latin name for the Sunday is Gaudete. Gaudete means “rejoice” and
The Lord be with you Tomorrow, December 12, we will have our second Wednesday Advent service. Once again we will simply use Evening Prayer for our liturgy. Our hymns will be “The Angel Gabriel from Heaven Came” (LSB 356); “Hark the Glad Sound” (LSB 349); and “Go Tell It on
The Lord be with you This coming Sunday (December 9) is the Second Sunday of Advent. We will be using the first setting of the Divine Service for our liturgy. Because it is Advent, the hymn of praise will be omited (along with the use of the word “alleluia”). The
The Lord be with you The season of Advent always has four Sundays. However, it does not always have four Wednesdays. This year we have only three Wednesdays. Tomorrow (12/5) we will have our first Wednesday Advent service. We will be using Evening Prayer for our liturgy. This is a
The Lord be with you We live in an angry country. We can easily see examples of the angry words and actions of angry people extolled. This has been magnified on the internet as people belittle others without a second thought. Christians, often, join in the angry din. We often
The Lord be with you This coming Sunday (Dec. 2) is the First Sunday of Advent (some say “in” Advent). While the difference between “in” and “of” is significant during Lent, it isn’t during Advent. I choose the word “of” simply because it is the excruciating correct selection. (Ask me
The Lord be with you This coming Sunday (November 25) is the Last Sunday of the Church Year. On some church calendars, it is known also as Christ the King Sunday. We will be using Matins for our liturgy. This will be the last time we use Matins for awhile.