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We are beginning a new Church year this coming Sunday. The Church calendar begins with Advent, the season of waiting. We follow the Revised Common Lectionary: http://lectionary.library.vanderbilt.edu/lections.php?year=A&season=Advent 

We encourage you to follow along and read the texts for the upcoming Sunday throughout the week. The Sunday sermon will correspond to the texts.

Sunday December 1 - First Sunday of Advent - Hope
Isaiah 2:1–5
Psalm 122 
Romans 13:11–14 
Matthew 24:36–44

Sunday December 8 - Second Sunday of Advent - Peace
Isaiah 11:1–10 
Psalm 72:1–7, 18–19 
Romans 15:4–13 
Matthew 3:1–12

Sunday December 15 - Third Sunday of Advent - Love
Isaiah 35:1–10
Psalm 146:5–10 or Luke 1:46b–55 
James 5:7–10
Matthew 11:2–11

Sunday December 22 - Fourth Sunday of Advent - Joy
Isaiah 7:10–16 
Psalm 80:1–7, 17–19 
Romans 1:1–7 
Matthew 1:18–25

Wednesday December 24/25 - Christmas Eve/Day
Isaiah 9:2–7
Psalm 96
Titus 2:11–14
Luke 2:1–14, (15–20)

Sunday December 29 - First Sunday after Christmas
Isaiah 63:7–9 
Psalm 148 
Hebrews 2:10–18 
Matthew 2:13–23