Posts from November 2018

Posts from November 2018

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What Child Is This?

From the Desk of Pastor Mech Prepare to share glad tidings of comfort and joy, of a Savior who has been born to us, who is Christ, the Lord! Our Advent and Christmas focus will be shaped by a familiar Christmas hymn. The author of the series, Rev. Ralph Tausz, provides the context: The birth of a certain child two thousand years ago in Bethlehem prompted a poet in the nineteenth century to ask a very un common question in…
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What Is Advent?

FAQs About Advent What is Advent? Learn about this four-week season of the church year leading up to the celebrated birth of Jesus at Christmas (Note: Advent 2018 begins on Sunday, December 2.) See Also Daily Devotions For Advent 2018 Come To An Advent Service Q: Why does the church year begin at Advent, what is the history of Advent, and what is the history behind the Advent candles and wreath? A: The word “advent” is from the Latin word for…
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Advent Devotions 2018

The Coming King Daily Devotions for Advent | Coming In December Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin, Missouri is here to share Good News with you. Christmas is coming—and more importantly—Jesus The King is coming. Remembering His birth at Christmas, prepare your heart with us with daily devotions for you and your family, beginning on December 2. Each day’s Advent Devotion will include: a short Scripture reading a devotional thought a prayer reflection questions We invite you to join us weekly…
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New Bible Topic: The Cost Of Freedom

Galatians Bible Class Sunday Morning Fellowship Bible Study with Pastor Mech in the Fellowship Hall | 9:20 to 10:15 am Pastor Gregory Mech’s Sunday Morning Bible Class continues with a brand-new topic. Meeting in the comfort of the Church Fellowship Hall, all adults are welcome to pour a cup of coffee, pull up a chair, open a Bible, and join in the conversation. The group of up to 50 participants is diverse in age and Bible knowledge. Whether you choose…