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Adult Education Opportunities

December Adult Education: Celebrating Three Great Loves

Dec. 3: LOVE OF CHILDREN: Join us for the Advent Workshop!

Dec. 10: LOVE OF NEIGHBOR

“Claiming Our Voices” with Catalina Morales, our ISAIAH organizer.

How are we personally affected by political, economic and social systems that are structured to preserve the power and privilege of some? How does our faith inform our vision for how these systems could work to benefit more people? Part of the way these structures are maintained is by dividing and isolating us. How can we join together to make our voices heard about what we want to see happen in our country? Catalina will train us to host “house meetings” at which we explore these questions.

Dec. 17: LOVE OF PLANET

Now that our solar panels are installed, come and learn a little more about how they will work, and what we can know and understand about the ways they are helping us to lower our carbon impact. We will also use this time to share other ideas and issues related to loving our planet.


Sunday Morning Schedule and Responsibilities

Sunday, December 3: First Sunday of Advent/Hanging of the Greens/The Sunday of Hope

Preacher: Beth D.;

Lectionary Readings: Isaiah 64:1-9; Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19; 1 Corinthians 1:3-9; Mark 13:24-37

Lay Readers: Jan T. & UCCNB Youth

Music: UCCNB Choir

Tech Support: Mike S.

Communion Prep: Jewell and Avery M.

Sunday, December 10: Second Sunday of Advent/The Sunday of Peace

Preacher: Choir Program

Lectionary Readings: Isaiah 40:1-11; Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13; 2 Peter 3:8-15a; Mark 1:1-8

Lay Reader: Fran O.

Music: UCCNB Choir

Tech Support: Jerry M.

Sunday, December 17: Third Sunday of Advent/The Sunday of Joy

Preacher: Children’s Program

Lay Reader: Gary K.

Lectionary Readings: Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; Psalm 126 or

Luke 1:46b-55; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24; John 1:6-8, 19-28

Music: UCCNB Choir

Tech Support: Jan T.

Sunday, December 24: Fourth Sunday of Advent/The Sunday of Love

Preacher: Beth D.

Lectionary Readings: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16; Luke 1:46b-55 or

Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26; Romans 16:25-27; Luke 1:26-38

Lay Reader: Kay S.

Music: UCCNB Choir

Tech Support: Erik B.

Sunday, December 31: First Sunday after Christmas

Preacher: Amy W. M.

Lectionary Readings: Isaiah 61:10-62:3; Psalm 148; Galatians 4:4-7; Luke 2:22-40

Lay Reader: Hans S.

Tech Support: Mike S.


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