28
Dec
2014

“Singing Your Heart Song” - - Rev. Mereschuk — December 28, 2014

When Mary and Joseph brought baby Jesus to the temple to be consecrated, they were met by two prophets, Simeon and Anna. When he saw Jesus, Simeon sang out his Heart Song, proclaiming to God that "now your servant may depart in peace." What song is your heart needing to sing out? (Luke 2:22-40)

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28
Dec
2014

Special Edition - - Christmas Eve 2014 - - Rev. Dr. Ayvazian

In her Christmas Eve reflection, Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Andrea Ayvazian recalls one of the most memorable birthday gifts that she has received. What do we bring to the Christ Child to celebrate his birth? (Luke 2:1-20)

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22
Dec
2014

Intergenerational Christmas Pageant - - December 21, 2014

For the Fourth Sunday of Advent, we were treated to an intergenerational Christmas pageant with dozens of our members participating as groups of angels, shepherds, wise people, animals, and the Holy Family. Church member Rev. Julie Olmsted crafted an original script for this wacky, fun, and very Haydenville-esque celebration. The podcast ends with a solo by Susan Farrell. 

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14
Dec
2014

“To God Be The Glory” - - Rev. Dr. Ayvazian - - December 14, 2014

For this Third Sunday of Advent, Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Andrea Ayvazian encourages us to model John the Baptist who focused much of his prophetic ministry on "pointing toward" the coming Messiah. How often might we proclaim, "To God Be The Glory!" (Sections from John 1)

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8
Dec
2014

“Know Justice, Know Peace” - - Rev. Mereschuk - - December 7, 2014

The sin of racism is deeply embedded in American culture. We want equality, an end to violence, and the triumph of peace - - but we will not have peace until we have restorative justice. Associate Pastor Chris Mereschuk preaches, "Know Justice, Know Peace" (Psalm 85) for this Second Sunday of Advent.

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1
Dec
2014

“Don’t Wait For Christmas” - - Rev. Dr. Ayvazian - - November 30, 2014

When we follow watching-and-waiting Advent practices, are we accidentally experiencing an absence of Christ already in our lives? Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Andrea Ayvazian opens the season of Advent with her sermon, "Don't Wait For Christmas." 

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