Sadie, the Prayer Dog
Commenting on Luke 13:1-9, Alyce McKenzie encourages us to heed the parable’s urgent call to repentance - and not miss out on joy!
A sermon starter and commentary by Marvin McMickle on 2 Corinthians 5:20b–6:10, for Ash Wednesday in the African American Lectionary.
Season of Lent
A sermon starter and commentary by Luke Powery on 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 for the season of Lent in the African American Lectionary.
Advent Hope: Staying Afloat
In this Advent reflection, the author ponders the challenge of offering real hope in the midst of difficult circumstances.
Advent resources: a folk ballad, "Every Valley," tells of the times when waiting is hard and hope is needed, a "Community Prayer for Waiting," a banner, a painting, another prayer, and two quotes from Dietrich Bonhoeffer....
Hymn: The Shepherds Heard the Angel’s Voice
This Christmas hymn is a recounting of the Christmas story in three short stanzas set to the beautiful BROTHER JAMES' AIR.
History of Hymns: “Go, Tell it On the Mountain”
This offers background and commentary on John W. Work, Jr.'s beloved Christmas carol, “Go, Tell It on the Mountain.”
History of Hymns: “Love Came Down at Christmas”
This offers background and commentary on the Christina Rossetti (1830-1894) Christmas carol, "Love Came Down at Christmas."
History of Hymns: “Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light”
This offers background and commentary the Christmas hymn, "Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light,” by Johann Rist and translated by John Troutbeck.
Christmas Eve Light Merry Christmas
This image from Centerline New Media wishes viewers a Merry Christmas with a starry sky and silhouetted landscape.
Christmas Elegance Merry Still
A 'Merry Christmas' slide featuring warm colors and light flares.
Full Text Hymns on Christmas
I Heard the Bells on Christmas DayPD
Sing We Now of ChristmasPD
Love Came Down at ChristmasPD
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Hymn: Through the Universe, a Story
This Christmas season hymn is based on Psalm 8, Psalm 19 andJohn 1:1-14. It is set to the HYFRYDOL tune.
Christmas Candles Welcome Still
A Christmas worship still background featuring two candles and text, "Welcome."
History of Hymns: “A Star Shone Bright”
This offers background and commentary on F. Richard Garland's 2006 Christmas hymn, "A Star Shone Bright."
Christmas Sparkle Welcome Christmas Still
Christmas Service Welcome title still over sparkle background with gold and silver Christmas trees that glitter over a winter scene of falling snow. The title says, "Welcome. Come Let Us Adore Him."
History of Hymns: “We Three Kings”
This offers background and commentary on the John H. Hopkins, Jr. (1820-1891) Christmas carol, "We Three Kings."
What gifts are you preparing for Christmas? This thought-provoking video helps us to realize that the true gift that we are to share with others on Christmas is the love of God.
History of Hymns: “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear”
This offers background and commentary on the traditional Christmas carol by Edmund H. Sears (1810-1876), "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear."
Christmas Sparkle Joy
Christmas Joy title animation used during advent over sparkle background with gold and silver Christmas trees that glitter over a winter scene of falling snow.