10 AM ~ Worship Service 11 AM ~ Fellowship
December Sermon Series
Advent/Christmas Series: A Geography of Salvation
The path to Bethlehem with landmarks from the book of Isaiah
December 8: Advent 2
Sermon Title: A Tangible Hope
Scriptures: Isaiah 11:1-10 and Matthew 3:1-12
Theme: Even in the midst of a broken creation, signs of hope emerge
Q: What signs of God’s presence do you see in your daily lives?
December 15: Advent 3
Sermon Title: A Desert in Bloom
Scriptures: Isaiah 35:1-10 and Matthew 11:2-11
Theme: Advent isn’t only about God’s movement toward us. Advent is also about our movement toward God.
Q: What does the pathway to God look like for you?
December 22: Advent 4
Sermon Title: Somewhere between Heaven and Hell
Scriptures: Isaiah 7:10-16 and Matthew 1:18-25
Theme: Emmanuel, God-with-us, is here.
Q: How does God comfort you in your suffering?
December 24 Christmas Eve
Sermon Title: A Feast of Light
Scriptures: Isiah 9:2-7 and Luke 2:1-20
Theme: Although we still walk in the places of darkness, the Christ light shines.
Q: How is God-with-us as our lives unfold?
December 29 (Rev. William McFadden guest preacher)
Sermon Title: Out of Egypt
Scriptures: Isaiah 63:7-9 and Matthew 2:13-23
Isaiah 60:1-6 and Matthew 2:1-12
Title: Forward in Faith
Theme: Follow the Star
Q: How will you move forward in faith in the coming year?
Psalm 29 and Matthew 3:13-17
Title: Indomitable word
Theme: God’s word is effective, powerful and indomitable
Q: When have you heard the voice of the Lord?
Title: Help for the helpless
Theme: we have no hope but God
Q: How has God made a way for you?
Title: A song for the age of anxiety
Theme: With God we can relieve our fears
Q: How has God been your light and salvation?
Scripture: Matthew 5:1-12
Title: Blessed are we
Theme: The hungry are those who hunger and thirst after God’s righteousness
Q: Are you happy in the Lord?
Rev. Kathy Dickriede preaching
Coordinator for Missions and Community Engagement for East Ohio Conference
Deaconess Sherri Buehl from Flat Rock Homes
1 Corinthians 13:1-13
Title: Love Abides
Theme: God’s love is a promise that lasts
Q: How is God’s love lived out in your life?
Wedding Vow renewals will take place starting at
Ash Wednesday 7 pm at Ridgewood with Good Shepherd
Title: Get Washed up with God
Theme: Be created anew
Q: What shape is your heart in?