Monthly Archives: December 2016

December 27

Christmas Day Service – December 25, 2016

10But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for see—I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people: 11to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the Messiah, the Lord.” Sermon Video:  Scriptures & Meditations     Our first reading comes from […]

December 24

Christmas Eve Service – The Colors of Christmas Saturday December 24, 2016 at 5pm

Merry Christmas to you and your family! Wishing nothing but God’s joy, peace, hope, love and blessings in 2016. The entire service was recorded.  Please enjoy:  Christmas Eve Service Part I:  Christmas Eve Service continued:  Christmas Eve Slides:  Christmas Eve Media Pictures:  We are grateful for Dave D. our photographer extraordinaire for taking these beautiful […]

December 18

Christmas Cantata “One Small Child” 40-minute presentation- Sunday December 18, 2016

Christmas Cantata “One Small Child” Please listen and enjoy this 40-minute presentation by Dove-Award-winning arrangers, Dennis & Nan Allen, includes narrations, orchestrations, choirs , solos, and congregational singing. Invitation to Communion Giving Thanks

December 14

December Christmas Season Events- all events are free and open to the community

DECEMBER 1 Cincinnati Civic Orchestra Concert 7pm (see pictures at the bottom of this post) 3 CCC “Voyage to Bethlehem” ~ Live Nativity (1:00-4:00 pm outside) & Ten Thousand Villages (1:00-5:00 pm inside) (see attached pictures at the bottom of this post) 18 Christmas Cantata 24 Christmas Eve Service, 5:00 pm 25 Christmas Day (regular […]

December 14

“The Disciples Voice” Newsletter for December 2016 and January 2017

To view the newsletter in PDF format click here : https://www.dropbox.com/s/rlgi8acs0n3yc07/NL121416.pdf?dl=0 ‘The Purpose of Christmas’ The following article is an excerpt from Rick Warren’s The Purpose of Christmas ;  DECEMBER 19, 2008 “Christmas is a party. Specifically, it’s a birthday party — for Jesus — and birthdays are meant to be celebrated. It’s why we say “Merry […]

December 11

“A Defiant Joy” Scripture (Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11) Third Sunday in Advent 12/11/2016

Scripture (Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11)                                       Our reading comes from the prophet Isaiah. 1The spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to the prisoners; 2to […]

December 04

“A Disturbing Peace” Luke 12:49-56 Second Sunday of Advent 12/4/16

SCRIPTURE: Luke 12:49-56                                Our reading comes from the good news according to Luke.             And Jesus said,   49“I came to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! 50I have a baptism with which to be baptized, and what stress I am under until it is completed! 51Do […]