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Posts Tagged 'Advent'

Holding Silence

Here’s a song that came to me this Advent. Lyrics below, recording and sheet music linked. Enjoy. -Angela Holding fear like a baby Holding darkness like light Holding space for a question Holding silence Christ come near us, Christ come in We are waiting Christ come near us, Christ come in We are waiting Holding [...]

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Songs for Advent 2017

Hello song leaders and hello everyone! Here’s the music we’ll be singing this Advent season. We observe a 7-week Advent at St. Lydia’s, which includes our services from Nov 12 to Dec 24. We’ll make a couple changes to the music when the month changes. Click the linked song titles to hear the recordings to [...]

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O Come Divine Messiah

This advent carol is the English version of an old French hymn. Listen to a version here, and see the sheet music here !

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God Came Down

Here’s a song we’ll use as a re-gathering song as we pass the offering plate. We’ll make a couple tweaks to the words of the song. These are the words we’ll use: God came down that we may know love God came down that we may know love God came down that we may know [...]

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Sermon: Wicked Weights, Dishonest Scales

Read Emily’s latest sermon, echoing the prophet Micah’s call for the dismantling of oppressive systems of power and injustice on her blog, Sit and Eat.

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Sermon: Carry Your Hearts to the Fields

Read Emily’s latest sermon, “Carry Your Hearts to the Fields” on her blog, Sit and Eat.  This one’s good for dark winter days.

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Music for Advent, 2013

Squeezebox is a place for our Song Leaders, as well as congregants, to learn the songs we sing at St. Lydia’s.      Song Leaders!  Advent is upon us, and we will sing such good music.  Here is everything you need to lead song this season. Opening Song We’ll open with a paperless version of [...]

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Sermon: God of the Weeds

Read Emily’s latest sermon, “God of the Weeds,” on her blog, Sit and Eat.

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Sermon: Mark 1:1-8

Read Emily’s latest sermon, “Love the Guest is On the Way,” preached at St. Lydia’s on the first Sunday of Advent, at her blog, Sit and Eat.

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