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Prayer for Approaching the 4th Sunday in Advent

As the angelic hosts gathered to proclaim your message of hope and peace for all the world, we gather here this day to hear again of your word manifest in the person of Jesus Christ, that we too may join the heavenly chorus which proclaims your message of hope, peace, love, and joy. Gracious God,…

Signs of Peace

“By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.” Luke 1:78- 79 Today on the Second Sunday of Advent John DeBevoise asked the congregation to…

From The Pastor’s Desk-December 2015

As we enter the Advent and Christmas season, I’m drawn to encouraging you to consider including in it a specific emphasis on prayer. Advent is the season to prepare our hearts and minds to receive the gift of God’s presence. In addition to preparing with decorating, gift buying and festive eating (all Christmas activities I…

Signs of Hope

John DeBevoise preached a sermon about “Hope” on the first Sunday in Advent, November 29, 2015. Scripture teaches us that: Hope comes from an unexpected place Hope is something we do not create; despite our efforts Here are pictures provided by our congregation that represent Hope around us. You can submit more to john@palmaceia.org #signsofhope