December 10

 The Sermon of John the Baptist by Pieter Bruegel the Elder 1566

The Sermon of John the Baptist by Pieter Bruegel the Elder 1566

Second Sunday of Advent  10:30 a.m.

Lectionary Readings:  Isaiah 40: 1-11;  Mark 1: 1-8

Sermon:  “The One Who Comes After”   Rev. Dr. Michael Ciba

We welcome Senior Regional Minister, Rev. Dr. Michael Ciba to the pulpit this Sunday.  Michael has served on the staff of the Connecticut Conference since 2005.  He is a graduate of St. John’s College in Maryland and United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. He has served as pastor of two congregations, the most recent in Waterbury, Connecticut.

Annual Christmas Luncheon    Join us afterward for a Turkey Fête.  Council members Peter and Kerry Linderoth will be grilling the bird and we will provide all the trimmings.  Please bring one (or more) of the following to share :  Stuffing, Potatoes, Gravy, Cranberry creations, or Vegetables.  We will have a Bûche de Noël for dessert.  If someone wants to bring a Figgie Pudding, don’t be shy.  And how about some  Razzleberry Dressing, just for good measure?