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Sermon, 12/29/2013, "Revealed in Our Weakness"

"Revealed in Our Weakness"
Luke 2:16-21
Rev. Albert Gillin
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Sermon, Christmas Eve, "Revealed in Our Worship"

"Revealed in Our Worship"
Luke 2:8-20
Rev. Albert Gillin
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Sermon, 12/22/2013, "Revealed in Our Fruit"

"Revealed in Our Fruit"
Matthew 1:18-25
Rev. Albert Gillin
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Christmas Pageant Photos

Visit our photo site for photos from the 2013 Christmas pageant. Great job everyone!

Sermon, 12/15/2013, "Revealed in Our Confession"

"Revealed in Our Confession"
Luke 1:39-45
Rev. Albert Gillin
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Christmas Caroling!!!

Join us as we spread Cheer, Joy, and the Good News of Christmas around Walla Walla on Wednesday, December. 18th at 6:30pm. We'll meet at the church, load up some vans, and carpool to several locations around town to sing carols to those who can't get out much this season. Voices of all ages are encouraged to come along!

After our rounds we will come back to the church where Pastor Albert will have Cocoa and Cookies waiting for us to warm back up.

We hope you will come join in the fun!

Newsletter 12/2013

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Christmas Events & ServicesEnd of year newsNew Year events and kickoffs

All-Church Pageant & Cookie Reception.

Our annual Church Christmas Program will be presented this Sunday evening, December 15th, from 6:30pm - 7:30pm  featuring children and the choir.  There will be a play performed by the kids, supported by the choir. Following the program there will be a cookie reception in the fellowship hall.
ALL CHILDREN ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE! If your child has not already been given a part, there IS a part for you: Come at 4:30pm on Sunday to rehearsal and learn one of many available last-minute parts! A pizza dinner will be provided for the actors between rehearsal and the performance.
We encourage you to join us for this evening of festivities, fun, fellowship, and food. Feel free to invite your friends and family too!

Cookie bakers; warm up those ovens and dig out your favorite Christmas cookie recipes!  Bake the cookies and make a plate full for the cookie reception.  Put the cookies on a disposable table-ready plate and bring them to the kitchen before the program or in the morning when yo…

Sermon,12/8/2013, "Revealed in Our Love for Each Other"

"Revealed in Our Love For Each Other"
Luke 1:46-56
Rev. Albert Gillin
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Christmas Eve 2013

Christmas Eve Services are on Tuesday, December 24th at 5:00pm, 7:00pm, & 11:00pm.

We invite community, family, friends, visitors... in fact, everyone to attend one, two, or all three of these unique Christmas Eve services.

5:00 – “Wiggles Welcome” Service. Prepared especially for children and families, this shorter service will feature contemporary music and a sermon in skit-form. If you have a child or used to be a child, or are a grandparent, guardian, relative, or neighbor of a child, you are happily invited to this up-beat service! Kids will get a chance to play in the Christmas Chimes Choir, enjoy Storytime, and watch a mini-drama. (Infant care available in the nursery.)

7:00 – Choir Cantata & Carols. Led by our Chancel Choir, soloists, and others, this music-filled service is sure to express our joy in the beautiful music of Christmas. The Christmas message is told alongside more traditional music, new arrangements, congregational carol singing, and moments of quiet. You…

Advent Retreat: "His Name is Called..."

Join us on Saturday, December 7th, from 10:00am - 2:00pm (or as you are able) for a time set apart from the hustle and bustle of an evermore commercialized Christmas Season. This time of reflection, quiet, and participation will prepare us for the coming of Emmanuel, God with us in the person of Jesus the Christ-child.

In this busy time we have set aside a few hours to offer the opportunity to seek the true Christmas Spirit, to open our hearts and quiet our minds, to retreat from the holiday and open ourselves to the presence of the Holy Spirit, to remember what we as Christians know to be the truth of Advent.
These few hours are a time to come together as followers of Christ, to remember not just with our words but with our actions that “Jesus is the Reason for the Season”.

Coffee, pastries, and lunch are included at this no-cost event. We hope that you, your friends, family, and neighbors will come to this focused, worshipful time.

Sermon, 12/01/2013, "Revealed in Faith"

"Revealed in Faith"
Luke 1:26-38
Rev. Albert Gillin
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