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December 2023


12/28/23: Christmas and beyond

Wow! That was an amazing Christmas Eve service. Since there were so many in attendance (230, as compared to 164 last year), you were probably there. I arrived early so was near the front. When the Carols were sung, I was blown away. I don’t think I have ever heard that big of sound in »

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12/21/23: Home for Christmas

I have been missing from my people here at UCC Ashland whilst Al and I went first to Utah to bury his younger brother, then to Delaware to Celebrate his noted life. We had a rich time with Al’s family AND with his university colleagues AND with his wife and son.  We are back home »

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Sunday, December 24 – Christmas Eve

View these recorded versions of Sunday’s two Christmas Eve services from December 24, 2023; the fourth Sunday of Advent. Videos Videos are available now! VIEW Children’s Service (from 5:00) VIEW Candlelight Service (from 7:00) Photo by Max Beck on Unsplash

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Sunday, December 17 – “Mary’s Song”

View this recorded version of Sunday’s Sermon from December 17, 2023; the third Sunday of Advent. Bible Verses Isaiah 61: 1-4, 8-11 and Luke 1: 46-55 Reflection/Sermon: “Mary’s Song” Sermon by Rev. Dr. Fred Grewe (see video above). Podcast: Listen to a podcast version of this sermon on Pastor Fred Grewe’s “Meditations for Misfits” website. »

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Sunday, December 10 – “The Voice”

View this recorded version of Sunday’s Sermon from December 10, 2023; the second Sunday of Advent. Bible Verses Isaiah 40: 1-11 and Mark 1: 1-8 Reflection/Sermon: “The Voice” Sermon by Rev. Dr. Fred Grewe (see video above). Podcast: Listen to a podcast version of this sermon on Pastor Fred Grewe’s “Meditations for Misfits” website. Visit: »

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Sunday, December 3 – “Be Alert”

View this recorded version of Sunday’s Sermon from December 3, 2023; the first Sunday of Advent. Bible Verses Mark 13: 24-37 Reflection/Sermon: “Be Alert” Sermon by Rev. Dr. Fred Grewe (see video above). Podcast: Listen to a podcast version of this sermon on Pastor Fred Grewe’s “Meditations for Misfits” website. Visit: FredGrewe.com.

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