#WorshipWednesday: “Joy to the World (Joyful, Joyful)”

Written by Kait Raak https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DE4w-W-PAo I discovered Phil Wickham’s album last year and it became a fast favorite. He makes it easy to drift into a state of worship and wonder. Give the whole album a listen if you get the chance, but today I want to focus on his version of “Joy to the …

Advent @Home

Emmanuel Family! This coming Sunday (November 29, 2020) is the first Sunday of Advent, the worship season that comes before Christmas. Many of us are hunkering down again, seeing the pandemic hitting closer to home. I want to invite you — especially if you’re parents with young kids at home — to consider adding some …

“Witness”

This is the second of a two-part mini-series for Advent, looking at the life and message of John the Baptist in preparation for Christmas. John’s message of repentance and invitation can be found in Matthew 3:1-12. Q. How has Jesus “come near” to you? Think of one moment when you were sure of your faith …

“Prepare the Way”

This sermon was preached Sunday, December 8, the second Sunday of Advent. It was intended for the first Sunday of Advent, but preached a week later because of weather. This sermon was followed with a celebration of the Lord’s Supper. This short sermon series will look at the Advent life of John the Baptist. This …